Symposium 9: Spatial heterogeneity in urban ecosystems: Integration and scaling in coupled natural-human systems
Organized by: ML Cadenasso, M Grove, and STA Pickett
Tuesday, August 9, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 517 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: , INTRODUCTION: S. PICKETT.
1:45 PM: Alberti, Marina*,1, 1 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, Heterogeneity and the complexity of coupled natural-human systems.
2:05 PM: Cadenasso, Mary1, Pickett, Steward2, 1 Hixon Center for Urban Ecology, New Haven, CT, USA2 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, USA, Reconceptualizing land cover in urban areas: A novel approach for spatial integration.
2:25 PM: Grove, J. Morgan*,1, Troy, Austin2, O'Neil-Dunne, Jarlath2, Cadenasso, Mary3, Pickett, Steward4, Burch, William3, 1 Northeastern Research Station, South Burlington, VT, USA2 Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, Burlington, VT, USA3 School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, USA4 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, USA, Spatial organization of households and lifestyles as environmental drivers.
2:45 PM: O'Neil-Dunne, Jarlath*,1, Troy, Austin1, Grove, Morgan2, 1 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 054052 Northeastern Research Station, South Burlington, VT, USA, Automating the measurement of spatial landscape heterogeneity using object-oriented classification.
3:05 PM: Hill, Kristina*,1, 1 University of Washington, USA, Integrating terrestrial and marine heterogeneity in the re-design of an urban waterfront.
3:25 PM: , BREAK.
3:40 PM: Tague, Christina*,1, Pohl, Molly1, 1 San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Hydrological heterogeneity in urban ecosystems: Integrating the built, modified, and relict hydrologies with social and ecological processes.
4:00 PM: Cilliers, Sarel *,1, Bouwman, Henk1, Drewes, Ernst1, 1 School of Environmental Sciences & Development, Potchefstroom, South Africa, Ecological heterogeneity: Conceptual and practical applications in urban areas of South Africa.
4:20 PM: Lobo, Jose*,1, van der Leeuw, Sander1, 1 Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA, Allometric scaling and urban systems.
4:40 PM: , SUMMARY: M. CADENASSO.
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