UDL Wins Coastal SEES Grant

In September 2013, the National Science Foundation announced that the Urban Design Lab (UDL) had been awarded a five year, $2.5 million Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES) grant to study how New York City urban green infrastructure can mitigate coastal zone pollution. UDL Co-Director Patricia Culligan leads a team integrating urban planning and design, climate science, data science, environmental microbiology, environmental law and policy, community outreach, and citizen science, with the joint participation of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), and Columbia University’s Lamont –Doherty Earth Observatory, the Columbia Water Center, the Columbia Law School, the  Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), and  the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS).

The grant announcement

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