• A trip to Sweden

    Students identify organisms collected in a dredge sample from the Øresund off the coast of Helsingborg, Sweden; listen to a lecture by Göran Ewald (Malmö University) about the history of the Agustenborg Gardens sustainable development in Malmö, Sweden; and explore the sustainable homes and green infrastructure of the Western Harbor district, Malmö, Sweden.
    Karl Korfmacher & Elizabeth Hane
  • PLANTING A GREENROOF

    Students in Urban Ecology, along with Dr. Elizabeth Hane (second from left) learn about green roof planning and design during an all day workshop at the Scandinavian Green Roof Institute in Malmö, Sweden.
    Karl Korfmacher
  • TRADITIONAL SWEDISH HOME WITH GREENROOF

    Students from Urban Ecology explore the Frederiksdal Land Museum in Helsingborg, Sweden to learn about regional building design, Swedish flora and agriculture, and traditional sod roofs (the original green roofs).
    Karl Korfmacher
  • LIME QUARRY OVERVIEW

    What do you do with an abandoned lime quarry (the third largest in Europe)? Students and faculty in Urban Ecology visited the Limhamn Kalkbrottet near Malmö, Sweden to learn about natural restoration goals and activities ongoing at the facility.
    Karl Korfmacher
Rochester Institute of Technology College of Science