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NYC Urban Field Station Publications

(The following publications have been peer reviewed according to standards required for Forest Service research publications or those conducted by technical journals.)

Campbell, Lindsay K.. 2014. Constructing New York City's urban forest. The politics and governance of the MillionTreesNYC campaign

Campbell, Lindsay K.; Monaco, Morgan; Falxa-Raymond, Nancy; Lu, Jacqueline; Newman, Andrew; Rae, Ruth A.; Svendsen, Erika S.. 2014. Million TreesNYC: the integration of research and practice

Campbell, Lindsay; Svendsen, Erika; Falxa-Raymond, Nancy; Baine, Gillian.. 2014. Reading the landscape, a reflection on method

Falxa-Raymond, Nancy; Palmer, Matthew I.; McPhearson, Timon; Griffin, Kevin L.. 2014. Foliar nitrogen characteristics of four tree species planted in New York City forest restoration sites

Grove, J. Morgan; Locke, Dexter H.; O'Neil-Dunne, Jarlath P.M.. 2014. An ecology of prestige in New York City: Examining the relationships among population density, socio-economic status, group identity, and residential canopy cover

Locke, Dexter H.; King, Kristen L.; Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K.; Small, Christopher; Sonti, Nancy F.; Fisher, Dana R.; Lu, Jacqueline W.T.. 2014. Urban environmental stewardship and changes in vegetative cover and building footprint in New York City neighborhoods (2000-2010)

McLain, Rebecca J.; Hurley, Patrick T.; Emery, Marla R.; Poe, Melissa R.. 2014. Gathering "wild" food in the city: rethinking the role of foraging in urban ecosystem planning and management

Roman, Lara A.. 2014. How many trees are enough? Tree death and the urban canopy

Svendsen, Erika S.; Baine, Gillian; Northridge, Mary E.; Campbell, Lindsay K.; Metcalf, Sara S.. 2014. Recognizing resilience

Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K.. 2014. Community-based memorials to September 11, 2001: environmental stewardship as memory work

Zalesny, Ronald S.; Hallett, Richard A.; Falxa-Raymond, Nancy; Wiese, Adam H.; Birr, Bruce A.. 2014. Propagating native Salicaceae for afforestation and restoration in New York City's five boroughs

Connolly, James J.; Svendsen, Erika S.; Fisher, Dana R.; Campbell, Lindsay K.. 2013. Organizing urban ecosystem services through environmental stewardship governance in New York City

Falxa-Raymond, Nancy.. 2013. Book Review: Greening in the Red Zone

Falxa-Raymond, Nancy; Svendsen, Erika; Campbell, Lindsay K.. 2013. From job training to green jobs: a case study for a young adult employment program centered on environmental restoration in New York City, USA

King, Kristen L.; Locke, Dexter H.. 2013. A comparison of three methods for measuring local urban tree canopy cover

Kovacs, Kent F.; Haight, Robert G.; Jung, Suhyun; Locke, Dexter H.; O'Neil-Dunne, Jarlath.. 2013. The marginal cost of carbon abatement from planting street trees in New York City

Nowak, David J.; Hirabayashi, Satoshi; Bodine, Allison; Hoehn, Robert.. 2013. Modeled PM2.5 removal by trees in ten US cities and associated health effects

Svendsen, Erika S.. 2013. Storyline and design: how civic stewardship shapes urban design in New York City

Fisher, Dana R.; Campbell, Lindsay; Svendsen, Erika S.. 2012. The organisational structure of urban environmental stewardship

Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K.; Falxa-Raymond, Nancy; Northridge, Jessica; Stone, Edie.. 2012. Introducing a longitudinal study of community gardeners and gardens in New York City

Svendsen, Erika S.; Northridge, Mary E.; Metcalf, Sara S.. 2012. Integrating grey and green infrastructure to improve the health and well-being of urban populations

Morani, Arianna; Nowak, David J.; Hirabayashi, Satoshi; Calfapietra, Carlo. 2011. How to select the best tree planting locations to enhance air pollution removal in the MillionTreesNYC initiative

Svendsen, Erika.. 2011. Cultivating health and well-being through environmental stewardship

Locke, Dexter; Grove, J. Morgan; Lu, Jacqueline W.T.; Troy, Austin; O'Neil-Dunne, Jarlath P.M.; Beck, Brian.. 2010. Prioritizing preferable locations for increasing urban tree canopy in New York City

Lu, Jacqueline W.T.; Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K.; Greenfeld, Jennifer; Braden, Jessie; King, Kristen; Falxa-Raymond, Nancy.. 2010. Biological, social, and urban design factors affecting young street tree mortality in New York City

Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K.. 2010. Living Memorials: Understanding the Social Meanings of Community-Based Memorials to September 11, 2001

Svendsen, Erika S.; Lu, Jacqueline W.T.. 2010. MillionTreesNYC, green infrastructure and urban ecology symposium March 5-6, 2010

Tidball, Keith G.; Krasny, Marianne E.; Svendsen, Erika; Campbell, Lindsay; Helphand, Kenneth.. 2010. Stewardship, learning, and memory in disaster resilience

Campbell, Lindsay; Wiesen, Anne. 2009. Restorative Commons: Creating Health and Well-Being Through Urban Landscapes
Titles contained within Restorative Commons: Creating Health and Well-Being Through Urban Landscapes

Lu, Jacqueline W.T.; Shane, Megan; Svendsen, Erika; Campbell, Lindsay; Fragola, Cristiana; Krasny, Marianne; Lovasl, Gina; Maddox, David; McDonnell, Simon; McPhearson, P. Timon; Montalto, Franco; Newman, Andrew; Pehek, Ellen; Rae, Ruth A.; Stedman, Richard; Tidball, Keith G.; Westphal, Lynne; Whitlow, Tom.. 2009. MillionTreesNYC, Green infrastructure, and urban ecology: building a research agenda

Green, Nicole L.; Cairo, Jennifer A.. 2008. Fishing for improvements: managing fishing by boat on New York City water supply reservoirs and lakes

Murdock, Peter S.; Jenkins, Jennifer C.; Birdsey, Richard A.. 2008. 1.0 Executive summary

Svendsen, Erika s.; Campbell, Lindsay K.. 2008. Urban ecological stewardship: understanding the structure, function and network of community-based urban land management

Cairo, Jennifer A.. 2007. Getting "boater" all the time: managing fishing by boat on New York city water supply reservoirs

Nowak, David J.; Hoehn, Robert E., III; Crane, Daniel E.; Stevens, Jack C.; Walton, Jeffrey T.. 2007. Assessing urban forest effects and values, New York City's urban forest

Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K.; Duong, Phu. 2007. Land-markings: 12 Journeys through 9/11 Living Memorials [DVD]

Svendsen, E.; Marshall, V.; Ufer, M.F.. 2006. Urban field guide: applying social forestry observation techniques to the east coast megalopolis

Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K.. 2006. Land-markings: 12 Journeys through 9/11 Living Memorials

Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K.. 2005. Living memorials project: year 1 social and site assessment

Pouyat, Richard V.; Carreiro, Margaret M.. 2003. Controls on mass loss and nitrogen dynamics of oak leaf litter along an urban-rural land-use gradient

Pouyat, Richard V.. 2001. Short- and long-term effects of site factors on net N-mineralization and nitrification rates along an urban-rural gradient

 

Research by Field Station Partners

Small, Christopher; Lu, Jacqueline W.T. 2006. Estimation and vicarious validation of urban vegetation abundance by spectral mixture analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment 100 (2006) 441-456.

Additional Reports

(The following publications have not been formally peer reviewed according to standards required for Forest Service research publications or those conducted by technical journals.)

 

Falxa-Raymond, Nancy; Campbell, Lindsay K. 2013. East New York Farms! Youth Internship Alumni Evaluation Report.

Fisher, Dana L.; Connolly, James J.; Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K. 2011. DIGGING TOGETHER: Why people volunteer to help plant one million trees in New York City. Environmental Stewardship Project at the Center for Society and Environment of the University of Maryland White Paper #2. 36 p.

Fisher, Dana L.; Connolly, James J.; Svendsen, Erika S.; Campbell, Lindsay K. 2010. Who Volunteers to Steward the Urban Forest in New York City? An analysis of participants in MillionTreesNYC planting events. Environmental Stewardship Project White Paper #1. 33 p.

Maddox, David, comp. ed. 2010. Supporting success: Making the transition to green collar jobs. New York, NY: MilliontreesNYC. 24 p. Unpublished report available at: http://www.milliontreesnyc.org/downloads/pdf/Supporting_Success_Report.pdf

MillionTreesNYC Advisory Board Research & Evaluation Subcommittee. 2009. MillionTreesNYC, Green Infrastructure, and Urban Ecology: Building a Research Agenda. Report from the May 2009 Research Workshop

Campbell, Lindsay. 2008. Bronx Youth Urban Forestry Empowerment Program Evaluation.

Campbell, Lindsay K. 2007. New York City's Forgotten Industrial Waterway: Assessment, Goals, and Indicators for Long-term Sustainability of the Newtown Creek.

Campbell, Lindsay Kathleen. 2006. Civil Society Strategies on Urban Waterways: Stewardship, Contention, and Coalition Building. Master of Science in City Planning Thesis. Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Grove, J. Morgan; O'Neil-Dunne, Jarlath; Pelletier, Keith; Nowak, David; Walton, Jeff. 2006. A Report on New York City's Present and Possible Urban Tree Canopy.

Svendsen, Erika; Campbell, Lindsay. 2005. The Urban Ecology Collaborative Assessment: Understanding the Structure, Function, and Network of Local Environmental Stewardship.

The documents above are in PDF format. You can obtain a free PDF reader from Adobe.

Webinars

U.S. Forest Service. 2013. Increasing access to food in urban agroecosystems – food security, foraging, and urban green space managing in an era of changing climates. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Urban Natural Resources Institute. [webcast]. Available at http://www.unri.org/webcasts/international/ (Accessed Sept. 4, 2013).

STEW-MAP: Understanding Urban Environmental Stewardship in New York City with Erika S. Svendsen and Lindsay K. Campbell, for the Woodland Owner Networks. (April 2009)

The Restoration of Fresh Kills from Landfill to Park: Setting a Research agenda, introduction by Erika. S. Svendsen and Lindsay K. Campbell, U.S. Forest Service, Northern Research Station, with Eloise Hirsh and Carrie Grassi, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation (March 2009)

STEW-MAP: Using social-spatial-network analysis to understand urban environmental stewardship in New York City and beyond, with Lindsay Campbell and Erika Svendsen, US Forest Service, Northern Research Station, New York City. (May 2008)

Living Memorials Project Update with Erika Svendsen and Lindsay Campbell Northern Research Station, New York City. (September 2006)

Curriculum

GIS Analysis of New York City's Ecology: Using spatial analysis tools to help with New York City's million tree campaign

Fall semester 2008 at University of Vermont

Instructors:
Austin Troy, J. Morgan Grove (US Forest Service) and Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne (University of Vermont)

Download a copy of the course syllabus (This document is in PDF format. You can obtain a free PDF reader from Adobe.)