How Research Ecologists Can Profit from Urban Design Projects


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An article published in the November issue of BioScience, "Mapping the Design Process for Urban Ecology Researchers," documents how ecologists can perform hypothesis-driven research from the beginning of design through the construction and monitoring stages of urban projects.

The results from "designed experiments" can render site-targeted data that enhances how the projects are conceptualized, created and monitored.


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