Urban ecology, social inequality, and climate: Building an integrative framework at the neighborhood scale

Principal Investigators:

Sharon L. Harlan

This is a Center Fellow proposal requesting support for a one-year sabbatical at NCEAS to develop new analytical models concerning human activities, inequality, and climate change in urban communities. My principal activities will be: 1) to develop a framework for understanding how climate and environment influence inequalities in human communities; 2) to analyze, synthesize, and write about how human and ecological communities respond to climatic conditions; and 3) to broaden my knowledge of urban ecology and experience with interdisciplinary... more

Participants and Meetings

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ActivityDatesFurther Information
Sabbatical Fellow15th August 2004—1st August 2005Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Sharon L. Harlansharon.harlan@asu.eduArizona State University

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

TypeProducts of NCEAS Research
Journal Article Harlan, Sharon L.; Brazel, Anthony J.; Prashad, Lela; Stefanov, William L.; Larsen, Larissa. 2006. Neighborhood microclimates and vulnerability to heat stress. Social Science & Medicine. Vol: 63. Pages 2847-2863.
Journal Article Jenerette, G. Darrel; Harlan, Sharon L.; Brazel, Anthony J.; Jones, Nancy; Larsen, Larissa; Stefanov, William L. 2007. Regional relationships between surface temperature, vegetation, and human settlement in a rapidly urbanizing ecosystem. Landscape Ecology. Vol: 22. Pages 353-365.
"Urban ecology, social inequality, and climate: Building an integrative framework at the neighborhood scale" is project ID: 8100