Nancy Golubiewski

AuthorNancy Golubiewski

Nancy Golubiewski is an ecosystem ecologist and land system scientist with interdisciplinary experience in both research and policy settings. She pursues exploring interconnections in order to understand socio-ecological integrity and sustainability. Through much of her scientific research, she has investigated the ecological implications of land-use change at a variety of scales (local to national) using field-based measurements, remote sensing analytics, geospatial techniques, and systems analyses. Drawing on this scientific expertise, she also advises on evidence-based environmental policy and management. Currently, she brings all this together in her work as a Senior Researcher in the Research and Evaluation Unit at Auckland Council.

Space: the Final Frontier. Smart cities as urban ecosystems

Not so long ago, I gave an invited keynote presentation to an annual meeting of ICT professionals, themed “Shaping the future, leading the change”.   A somewhat daunting task for an ecologist to speak on this subject to a room full of technology experts, not helped by the fact that a world-leading futurist, Thomas Frey, spoke the day before. But, I loved the theme of this meeting:  Shaping the...

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