Trees; Tree planting; Claremont Colleges; Claremont Graduate University; Sustainable living; Land use; Forest canopies
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Introduction: The Need for a Consortium Sustainable Land Use Plan
The Importance of Tree Canopy in Sustainable Land Use
Parameters for Designing a Land Use Policy
Implementing a Tree Canopy Goal as Part of a Consortium...
During summer of 2007, a GIS- based Urban Ecosystem Analysis of the Claremont Graduate University campus was conducted. This research was part of a larger initiative supported by the Council of Presidents to assess the environmental impact of the...
Environmental auditing; Energy consumption; Renewable energy sources; Water reuse; Conservation methods; Urban ecosystem
This team documented the historical usage of key resources and utilities - electricity, natural gas, and water - in order to establish baselines against which to compare future usage, and to identify targets for conservation programs. The team also...
Claremont Colleges; Solar Energy; Photovoltaic power generation; Photovoltaics; Solar thermal energy; Renewable energy sources
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
The Solar Technology Team
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Basic Principles of Solar Technology
Chapter 3: Applying Solar Technology
Chapter 4: Existing Solar Systems on the Claremont...
Claremont Colleges; Environmentalism; Survey and analytical studies series; Claremont Graduate University; Trees; Tree planting
The Claremont Colleges Sustainability Survey was conducted to assist efforts to improve ecological sustainability at the colleges, specifically by serving as an evaluative tool and by highlighting the social utility of campus conservation....
This table contains the raw results of Brian Hilton's analysis of the CGU trees with the CITYGreen Software. Excerpting from page 19 of his final report (see notes): "For this project a baseline analysis was performed to establish current site ...