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1 2010 recycling and solid waste annual reportThe University of Utah's Recycling & Solid Waste Programs have achieved great success. This report summarizes these accomplishments for 2010, explains current processes, gives program highlights, and gives suggestions for continuing improvement. Three key indicators help determine the University's s...2010-06-10
2 2010 recycling and solid waste reportA presentation of the 2010 recycling and solid waste report for the University of Utah. This presentation includes the accomplishments for the year as well as areas of improvement.2010
3 Air quality mitigation by government entitites - HB168Office of the Vice President for Administrative ServicesThis report and plan focus specifically on the activities and strategies the University of Utah employs to reduce the emissions of: small particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5); nitrogen oxides (NOx); sulfur dioxide (SO2); carbon monoxide (CO); volatile organic compounds (VOCs); and hazardous air pollu...2013-06
4 An assessment of water: awareness, use, education, and sustainability at the University of UtahWasatch Waters Think TankThe Wasatch Water Think Tank gratefully acknowledges the individuals who donated their time and energy, and provided us with vital information relevant to this assessment. The following people visited our class during the Fall 2012 semester and shared their expertise on a range of Wasatch Water issu...2013-01-01
5 Become a sustainable Ute!A brochure on becoming sustainable on the University of Utah campus.2011
6 Bicycle Master Plan: AppendicesAlta Planning + Design and PsomasAppendices include bikeway design guidelines, selected projects, StreetPlan Model, project cost estimates, and public involvement summary2011
7 Bicycle Master Plan: Part 1Alta Planning + Design and PsomasPart 1 includes introduction, goals and objectives, summary of existing plans and studies, and summary of existing conditions2011
8 Bicycle Master Plan: Part 2Alta Planning + Design and PsomasPart 2 includes needs analysis, infrastructure recommendations, non-infrastructure strategies and implementation2011
9 Can urbanization level of a place act as a predictor for water saving behavior?Tagore, Pratiti; Hinners, SarahUtah has the third highest per capita water use and is the second driest state in the United States. Understanding outdoor watering and adaptation of water saving behavior across an urban-rural gradient is the objective of this research.2017
10 Centennial Valley corridorCastillo-Rosado, Hector E.; Castillo, Miranda L.; O'Neil, Shanna; Keller, Annie; Haunga, TevaiCentennial Valley, Montana is a critical migration route for wildlife between Yellowstone National Park and the Northern Rockies, which is facing threats of habitat fragmentation and degradation due to poorly planned development. We used camera traps to monitor the presence, distribution, abundance,...2017
11 Community cooperation and resource management: survey and experimental evidence from rural Odisha, IndiaChowdhury, Joyita RoyThis study examines communal water use in rural India. It focuses on community projects that require collective action but involve strong free-rider incentives, in particular, maintaining irrigation infrastructure for local agriculture.2017
12 Design of bench scale model for pressure retarded osmosisMelville, JosephThis poster is a presentation on research done to create a bench scale model for experiments in pressure retarded osmosis(PRO). Also presented is a theoretical model of the power production using PRO. It presents research done in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, and was presented at ...2015-07-16
13 Disappearing nationsSilver, MayaThis study presents an exploration of the possible cultural impacts of climate change induced population displacement. The poster focuses on whole Pacific islands that will be become uninhabitable due to rising sea levels. Recommendations for reducing cultural erosion are included.2017
14 Edible Campus Gardens University of Utah Facility StudyVCBO ArchitectureFor Sustainability U. A planning document for U of U edible campus gardens under the umbrella of the U of U Sustainability Office.2018
15 Energy and environmental stewardship initiative: 2010 climate action planYoung, Michael K.From the desk of President Michael K. Young: It has never been an easy task to meet the practical needs of the present without the risk of compromising our delicate relationship with the environment. The dramatic effects of climate on the world have forced us to reassess our way of living and com...2010
16 Evaluating the efficacy of regression and machine learning models to predict prehistoric land-use patternsYaworsky, PeterPredictive modeling in archaeology is critical to making informed land management decisions and answering key anthropological research questions. However, archaeological predictive modeling su#30;ers from several theoretical, empirical, and analytical problems. To address these shortcomings, we buil...2019
17 Full-scale composting financial feasibility studyMorris, CindyIn June 2005, the University's trash audit estimated 720 tons of compostable food, which was 11% of the overall waste. This study investigated collection of this organic waste. The study focused on 3 areas, since 69% of the food waste came from these: the Heritage Center Cafeteria, the Student Union...2011-08
18 Green Team FlyerPatterson, AshleyA flyer advertising ways of greening a department on the University of Utah campus2011
19 Green living guideOffice of Sustainability, University of UtahThe University of Utah is proud to be a leader in sustainability. The Wasatch Mountains are a constant reminder that we should all be good environmental stewards. If everyone does a little, we can achieve a lot! The University of Utah signed the American College and University President's Climate Co...2016-08
20 Greening of Eccles Library: a Case StudyLe Ber, Jeanne M.; Gregory, Joan M.Define greening and sustainability. Outline the issues for libraries. Describe the greening process at Eccles Library. Applying the Four R's. What does it take? The future.2001-10-26
21 Greening the library, greening the campusNichols, Karren E.This poster provides an overview of various sustainability related projects implemented by the J. Willard Marriott Library as the result of the library's 2008 Green Task Force Report.2012
22 How does climate change affect combined sewer overflow in a system benefiting from rainwater harvesting systems?Tavakol-Davani, Hessam; Goharian, Erfan; Hansen, Carly H.; Tavakol-Davani, Hassan; Apul, Defne; Burian, Steven J.Variability in precipitation caused by climate change can have a large impact on the performance of a water system, and therefore is an important input in hydrologic modeling. As part of a Long Term Control Plan, a model was developed in the US Storm Water Management Model based on data from the Cit...2017
23 How life cycle greenhouse gas emissions change with metrics at urban scale and national scaleGhaemi, Zahra; Smith, Amanda D. Smith
24 How to Cut the Cost of Accurate and Reliable Surface Level Atmospheric Observations by an Order of MagnitudeDeFord, AlexisThe building temperature energy monitoring system (BTEMS) project addresses the need for low-cost devices to measure ambient air temperature, humidity, and surface temperature. These sets of data are key in studying heat transfer between a building and its surroundings and in increasing the area ove...
25 Impacts of ecological information on shark fin soup consumptionKuntz, JonathonPoster presented at the Environment and Sustainability Research Symposium at the University of Utah, 20172017
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