Tags: urban ecology

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  1. Urban stream invaders: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Piatã Santana Marques

    15 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Apple

    SUNY Geneseo

    Students read and interpret data from a study which addresses how urbanization affects the invasive attributes of a non-native species. They also reflect on the identity of the lead researcher and...


  2. Coyote Habituation and a Scientist Spotlight on Dr. Christopher Schell

    25 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Darlene Panvini

    Belmont University

    Dr. Christopher Schell is an ecologist who uses a variety of techniques to study mammalian carnivores in urban areas. This scientist spotlight uses graphs from his study on parental habituation to...


  3. Carbon Sequestration and the Urban heat Island Effect

    12 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Evan Blais

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    An urban heat island is an urban or metropolitan area that is on average far warmer than the surrounding rural areas. In this lesson we will study the impact these warmer temperatures have on the...


  4. Urban Ecology

    24 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kelly O'Donnell

    Science Forward

    This video describes the field of urban ecology and features scientists who use the city as their field site.