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Vivek Shandas, Linda George, Todd Rosenstiel and Alexis Dinno receive National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant
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Posted: November 21, 2011

 

Vivek Shandas, Urban Studies and Planning faculty; Linda George, Environmental Science and Management faculty; Todd Rosenstiel, Biology faculty; and Alexis Dinno, Community Health faculty, received $282,000 from the U.S. Forest Service as part of the National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant competition. This project will examine the relationship among urban vegetation patterns, air quality, urban heat islands, and community health in 13 U.S. cities, including Portland.