The Metabolism of Cities Living Lab, Director, Dr. Gabriela Fernandez and Director of the Center for Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age, Dr. Ming Hsiang Tsou presented at the ESRI User Conference 2023 in San Diego California to showcase their research on the SDGs along the US-Mexico border entitled “San Diego County’s Sustainable Development Goals Tracking Dashboard.”
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Para Mi Barrio aims to increase awareness on the current health of the Barrio Logan community, both virtually and physically through sustainable programs. The mission is to provide easy, digestible information for the Barrio Logan community, which can be used as fuel for the community’s activism.
Imperial Beach is a city in the southwestern area of San Diego County just 5 miles north of the Mexico border. Community members have protested sewage and trash runoff, odors, ear infections, bacteria levels, skin rashes, and unusual taste in the water, despite governmental water quality testing policies.
Evaluating the Safe Routes to School transportation program in social vulnerable communities in San Diego County, California
Walking or biking to school is more than twice as common among students from low-income households than students from higher income households. Creating safe routes to school is one key mechanism to achieve social equity goals by providing safe opportunities to walk and bike regardless of a community’s socio-economic composition.
On April 17, 2023 the President of SDSU gives a presentation on the array of sustainability projects accross SDSU. The Metabolism of Cities Living Lab was showcased during the Sustainability in Action: SDSU President’s Update.
The exhibit consists of two parts: Metabolism of Cities Living Lab SDSU 4 SDGs “Leave No One Behind ” Exhibition & Libraries and Sustainability: Working Toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the SDSU Library.
International Society for Industrial Ecology. Cities Beyond Borders: (Re)thinking the urban metabolism
Date: June 21, 2021 | Location: Yale University, New Haven Connecticut International Industrial Ecology (ISIE) Day 2021. Cities Beyond Borders: (Re)thinking the urban metabolism. Slot 9, International Society for Industrial Ecology, Yale University. The Metabolism of Cities Living Lab and Politecnico di Milano organized a… Read More »International Society for Industrial Ecology. Cities Beyond Borders: (Re)thinking the urban metabolism
The Metabolism of Cities Living Lab researchers presented “Localizing the SDGs by strengthening diversity and deliberation in climate adaptation planning in southern California and the Baja California Mexico region” at the Hispanic Heritage Month, SDSN-USA event.
Empowering human dynamics research with social media & geospatial data analytics, Human Dynamics in Smart Cities
Date: September 21, 2021 | Location: Cham, Switzerland Empowering human dynamics research with social media and geospatial data analytics, Human Dynamics in Smart Cities, Springer Nature Switzerland AG Cham, (pp. 167-184). ISBN: 978-3-030-83009-0. BOOK CHAPTER: “Sentiment analysis of social media response and spatial distribution patterns… Read More »Empowering human dynamics research with social media & geospatial data analytics, Human Dynamics in Smart Cities