Green Roof Science Symposium

Green Roof Science Symposium

Barnard College and Columbia University, New York

April 17th, 2012

Speaker/Event

Affiliation

Title

Patricia Culligan, Cynthia Rosenzweig, and Nilda Mesa

 

CU School of Engineering and Applied Science; CU Center for Climate Systems Research & NASA Goddard Inst. for Space Studies; CU Office of Environmental Stewardship

Introduction and Welcoming Remarks

Angie Durham

Tecta America Corp

Practical Applications of Urban Green Roofs: A Discussion of Designs, Product Delivery, Installation and Maintenance

Stuart Gaffin

CU Center for Climate Systems Research

Introduction to CU/Barnard Green Roof Consortium

Matt Palmer

CU Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology

Plant and Insect Biodiversity on NYC Green Roofs: Initial Paterns of Colonization, Survivorship, and Function

Krista McGuire

Barnard College Biology

Microbial Ecology of Green Roofs and City Parks

Patricia Culligan

CU School of Engineering and Applied Science

Quantifying the Magnitude and Quality of Green Roof Runoff

Wade McGillis

CU Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory

Surface emissions of Heat, Water and GHGs from a NYC Greenroof

Franco Montalto

Drexel University Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering

Challenges to Scaling up Green Infrastructure Implementation in Urban Watersheds

Stuart Gaffin

CU Center for Climate Systems Research

Technical Challenges to Measuring Energy and Hydrology Benefits on Green Roofs & the Need for Guidelines on Sensor Selection and Deployment

Hilary Callahan and

Angela Kong

Barnard College Biology; CU Center for Climate Systems Research

Group discussion