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BSEC: Baltimore Social-Environmental Collaborative

BSEC is an Urban Integrated Field Lab that generates the climate science needed to support equitable pathways for climate action in Baltimore City. We have engaged researchers and community partners in an iterative process of priority identification, observation and modeling system design, and multi-objective tradeoff assessments. The outcome is a family of “potential equitable pathways” for climate action, together with a workflow to generate these pathways that can be applied in other cities and to other climate challenges.
Keywords Baltimore, climate change, community engagement, environmental justice, environmental modeling, urban environment
Principal Investigator (PI)
Ben Zaitchik
Lead Institution
Johns Hopkins University
Other Collaborators
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies City University of New York Drexel University Morgan State University Penn State University University of Maryland Baltimore County University of Virginia
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