Group 5

Joanke

Marta

Walter

Britta

Challenge

  • low cost + easy access
  • Empirical research
  • Modelling
  • Student research
  • Long-term Dev
  • Research Activity Dev over time

Overarching goal 

  1. Engage with citizens of Utrecht about Sustainability
  2. Get students out of the classroom to do field measurements and communicate what they are learning
  3. Longitudinal Research-over time
  4. Three different sites for comparison 

Title Text

Potential Research Projects

  • Opportunity for Citizen Science - School and citizens and businesses...

Chemicals: Asking residence for inventory

  • Soils
  • Air Quality/emissions
  • Biodiversity
  • Water!
  • Green space...
  • solar panels and alternative energy?

Why?

Change over time

Rural -->Urban

Opportunity to teach community= Living lab

 

Compare newly urbanized to urban for a long time

  • Chemicals (Lead pipes)
  • Chemicals in Water
  • Engaging citizens...
  • Soils
  • Air Quality/emissions
  • Biodiversity
  • Water!
  • Green space...
  • solar panels and alternative energy?

Why a third site? 

  • Diverse research interests
  • Rural/Wooded
  • Scale
  • Compare results in the three sites
  • Get urban dwellers out into the woods
  • We hear there are good pancakes back there...

Compare results

  • Soils
  • Air Quality/emissions
  • Biodiversity
  • Water!
  • Green space...
  • solar panels and alternative energy?

Urban
New Urban
Rural

UU_ES

By Britta Ricker

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