Urban metabolism in Syracuse, NY – introduction
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This special issue of Urban Ecosystems contains a series of papers related to assessing urban metabolism in Syracuse, NY. These papers were developed under the Urban Long-Term Research Area Exploratory Awards Program funded by the National Science Foundation. Objectives of this two-year project (2009–2011) in Syracuse, NY were to investigate: a) changes in urban metabolism and the urban forest ecosystem, b) spatial and temporal dynamics related to water and air quality, and c) how human preferences can influence green infrastructure implementation and outcomes.
Nowak, David J. 2016. Urban metabolism in Syracuse, NY – introduction. Urban Ecosystems. 19(4): 1419-1420. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11252-016-0615-4.