NCEAS Project 12575

Ecology of environmental justice in metropolitan areas

  • Christopher G. Boone
  • Mary L. Cadenasso
  • J. Morgan Grove
  • Steward T. Pickett

ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group14th—18th June 2010Participant List  
Working Group28th March—1st April 2011Participant List  
Working Group12th—16th December 2011Participant List  

Abstract
This working group brings together experts in ecology and environmental justice to examine the socio-ecological dynamics of environmental justice in five metropolitan areas – Baltimore, Los Angeles, Miami, Sacramento, and Phoenix – that occupy humid temperate, Mediterranean, arid desert, and subtropical biomes.

TypeProducts of NCEAS Research
Journal Article Boone, Christopher G. 2010. Environmental justice, sustainability and vulnerability. International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development. Vol: 2(1-2). Pages 135-140. (Online version)
Book Chapter Boone, Christopher G.; Fragkias, Michail. 2012. Connecting environmental justice, sustainability, and vulnerability. Edited by Boone, Christopher G.; Fragkias, Michail Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking Ecology, Environmental Justice, and Global Environmental Change, Human Environment Interactions. Vol: 3. Springer Press. Pages 49-60.
Book Boone, Christopher G.; Fragkias, Michail. 2012. Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking Ecology, Environmental Justice, and Global Environmental Change. Edited by Boone, Christopher G.; Fragkias, Michail Human Environment Interactions. Vol: 3. Springer Press. Pages 1-216.
Journal Article Boone, Christopher G. 2012. Urban sustainability and ecology of environmental justice. Urbanization and Global Environmental Change Viewpoints. Vol: 7. Pages 36-39.
Presentations Cadenasso, Mary L. 2011. Ecosystem services in urban landscapes: Who benefits?. Ecological Society of America, 96th Annual Meeting, August 7-12, 2011. Austin, Texas.
Book Chapter Fragkias, Michail; Boone, Christopher G. 2012. Towards a new framework for urbanization and sustainability. Edited by Boone, Christopher G.; Fragkias, Michail Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking Ecology, Environmental Justice, and Global Environmental Change, Human Environment Interactions. Vol: 3. Springer Press. Pages 1-10.
Book Chapter Pickett, Steward T.; Boone, Christopher G.; Cadenasso, Mary L. 2012. Ecology and environmental justice: Understanding disturbance using ecological theory. Edited by Boone, Christopher G.; Fragkias, Michail Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking Ecology, Environmental Justice, and Global Environmental Change, Human Environment Interactions. Vol: 3. Springer Press. Pages 27-47.
Presentations Schwarz, Kirsten; Fragkias, Michail; Zhou, Weiqi; McHale, Melissa R.; Grove, J. Morgan; O'Neil-Dunne, Jarlath; Boone, Christopher G.; Cadenasso, Mary L. 2012. Urban tree canopy cover and environmental justice: Linking science practice and data through a comparison of Baltimore Philadelphia Sacramento and Washington DC. Association of American Geographers Annual meeting, New York, NY, 24-28 February 2012.