Current Projects

Stakeholder Engagement and Green Infrastructure

Addressing inequities in Green Infrastructure (GI) funding | Collaborative, participatory community engagement to facilitate the design and adoption of GI demonstration projects in low-income communities in southern Tucson | Supported by the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice and the UArizona Green Fund

Ecosystem Services in NEPA

Exciting new tool, weak buzzword, or another burden? The Lopez-Hoffman Lab is currently investigating the following projects related to Ecosystem Services:

Ecosystem Services and Spatial Subsidies of Migratory Species

A Telecoupling Model to Account for Spatial Subsidies of Ecosystem Services Provided by Transboundary Migratory Species in North America | Supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Ecoclimate Teleconnections

Revealing the Hidden Ecoclimate Teleconnections between Forest and Agriculture in the US Enables Novel Governance Strategies for a Telecoupled World | Supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Large-Landscape Conservation & Payment for Ecosystem Services

Evaluating how adaptive management provides ecosystem and socio-economic benefits on rangelands in Arizona and New Mexico | Supported by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

NEPAccess: Harnessing Data Science to Revolutionize Public Environmental Science and Governance

Environmental Policy and Data Science | Evaluating the role of environmental review and public participation in outcomes of environmental impact assessments under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Science Diplomacy

Collaborative efforts in Hydrodiplomacy, international environmental conflict resolution (in partnership with the John S. McCain III National Center for Environmental Conflict Resolution at the Udall Foundation), and with the Science, Health and Engineering Policy and Diplomacy Initiative

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