Posts Tagged ‘stephen sheppard’

For her doctoral research, Sara Barron will study how to balance natural forest environments with higher density housing in suburbs. Martin Dee Photograph

People need trees. Cities need forests.

Mar. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Future Forests Fellowship winner Sara Barron will study the impact of nature on suburbia

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Figure 2 - Delta does nothing to prepare for climate change

Preparing for the flood: Visualizations help communities plan for sea-level rise

Feb. 19, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have produced computer visualizations of rising sea levels in a low-lying coastal municipality, illustrating ways to adapt to climate change impacts such as flooding and storms surges.

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Beyond climate models: Rethinking how to envision the future with climate change

Feb. 17, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Professor Stephen Sheppard will present at the symposium Beyond Climate Models: Rethinking How to Envision the Future with Climate Change Friday, February 17, 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference in Vancouver.

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