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Larissa Larsen

Larissa Larsen

Assistant Professor of Natural Resources and Environment, Natural Resources and Environment

734-647-0227

Natural Resources and Environment
University of Michigan
Dana Building, 430 E. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1115
USA

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Natural Resources and Environment, Natural Resources and Environment

Journal Articles

2014

Coseo, P. and L. Larsen. 2014. How factors of land use/land cover, building configuration, and adjacent heat sources and sinks explain urban heat islands in Chicago. Landscape and Urban Planning 125(May):117-129. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.02.019. (link )

2013

Karwat, D. M., L. S. Sherman, L. Cole, K. C. Bardiane, P. J. Coseo and L. S. Larsen. 2013. A lesson in service learning and community engagement. Michigan Journal of Sustainability 1:151-159. DOI: 10.3998/mjs.12333712.0001.011. (link )

Larsen, L., L. S. Sherman, L. Cole, D. Karwat, K. Badiane and P. Coseo. 2013. Social justice and sustainability in poor neighborhoods: Learning and living in southwest Detroit. Journal of Planning Education and Research 34(1):5-18. DOI: 0.1177/0739456X13516498. (link )

2009

Harlan, S. L., S. T. Yabiku, L. Larsen and A. J. Brazel. 2009. Household water consumption in an arid city: Affluence, affordance, and attitudes. Society and Natural Resources 22(8):691-709. DOI: 10.1080/08941920802064679. (link )

2008

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, G. D. Jenerette, N. S. Jones, L. Larsen, L. Prashad and W. L. Stefanov. 2008. In the shade of affluence: The inequitable distribution of the urban heat island. Research in Social Problems and Public Policy 15:173-202. (link )

2007

Jenerette, G. D., S. L. Harlan, A. J. Brazel, N. S. Jones, L. Larsen and W. L. Stefanov. 2007. Regional relationships between surface temperature, vegetation, and human settlement in a rapidly urbanizing ecosystem. Landscape Ecology 22(3):353-365. (link )

2006

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, L. Prashad, W. L. Stefanov and L. Larsen. 2006. Neighborhood microclimates and vulnerability to heat stress. Social Science & Medicine 63(11):2847-2863. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.07.030. (link )

Kirby, A. M., S. L. Harlan, L. Larsen, E. J. Hackett, B. Bolin, A. L. Nelson, T. R. Rex and S. Wolf. 2006. Examining the significance of housing enclaves in the metropolitan United States of America. Housing, Theory and Society 23(1):19-33. DOI: 10.1080/14036090500435995. (link )

Larsen, L. and S. L. Harlan. 2006. Desert dreamscapes: Landscape preference and behavior. Landscape and Urban Planning 78(1-2):85-100. (link )

2004

Larsen, L., S. L. Harlan, B. Bolin, E. J. Hackett, D. Hope, A. M. Kirby, A. L. Nelson, T. R. Rex and S. Wolf. 2004. Bonding and bridging: Understanding the relationship between social capital and civic action. Journal of Planning Education and Research 24(1):64-77. (link )

Posters

2006

Larson, K. L., R. Servis, D. G. Casagrande, E. Farley-Metzger, S. L. Harlan, L. Larsen and S. T. Yabiku. 2006. Landscape preferences in the arid Southwest: Comparative results from the Phoenix Area Social Survey and North Desert Village. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2004

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, D. Jenerette, N. S. Jones, L. Larsen, L. Preshad and W. L. Stefanov. 2004. Neighborhood ecosystems: Human-climate interactions in a desert metropolis. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

2003

Harlan, S. L., B. Bolin, E. J. Hackett, D. Hope, A. M. Kirby, L. Larsen, A. L. Nelson, T. R. Rex, S. Wolf and T. Jones. 2003. Community and environment in a desert metropolis. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Jones, T., A. J. Brazel, C. Eisinger, S. L. Harlan, B. C. Hedquist, S. E. Grineski, D. Jenerette, L. Larsen, M. A. Lord, J. Parker, L. Prashad, N. J. Selover, W. L. Stefanov and D. Zeigler. 2003. Neighborhood ecosystems: Human-vegetation-climate interactions in a desert metropolis. Poster presented February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Presentations

2007

2007. Household water consumption in an arid city: Affluence, affordance, and attitudes. Presented August 11, 2007 at the 102nd annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York, NY.

Brazel, A. J., S. L. Harlan, W. L. Stefanov, D. Jenerette, L. Larsen and N. S. Jones. 2007. Shaping of neighborhood microclimates. Presented at the August 6-10, 2007 Ecological Restoration in a Changing World at the 92 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America in conjunction with the Society for Ecological Restoration 18th International Conference, San Jose, CA.

Harlan, S. L., S. T. Yabiku, L. Larsen and A. J. Brazel. 2007. Household water consumption in an arid city: Affluence, affordance, and attitudes. Presented at the August 10-13, 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York, NY.

2006

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, L. Prashad, W. L. Stefanov and L. Larsen. 2006. Neighborhood environments and vulnerability to heat stress. Presented August 11, 2006 at the 101st annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada.

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, L. Preshad, W. L. Stefanov and L. Larsen. 2006. Neighborhood environments and vulnerability to heat stress. Presented at the August 6-11 2006 91st Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada.

2005

Larsen, L., R. W. Marans, G. Carter III, A. Gocman and S. L. Harlan. 2005. Residential quality in Detroit and Phoenix: An exploration of factors influencing mobility in declining and growing metropolitan areas. Presented at the Environmental Design and Research Association meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

2004

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, W. L. Stefanov, L. Larsen, S. E. Grineski, N. S. Jones, J. Parker and L. Prashad. 2004. Inequality for the 21st century: Social class, ethnicity, and vulnerability to climate change. Presentation 15-18 April 2004 at the Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Larsen, L. 2004. Desert dreamscapes: Landscape preferences and behavior in Phoenix. Presentation at the 21 February 2004, CAP LTER 1st Annual Urban Community Ecology Symposium, Tempe, AZ.

2003

Kirby, A. M., S. L. Harlan, B. Bolin, E. J. Hackett, L. Larsen, T. R. Rex and S. Wolf. 2003. Building walls, building community? A preliminary examination of common-interest neighborhoods in Phoenix. Presented at the June 2003 second annual Hawaiian International Conference in Social Sciences.

Larsen, L. and S. L. Harlan. 2003. The wealth of neighborhoods: Exploring the concept of neighborhood capital. Presented at the Third Joint Congress of the ASCP and AESOP, Leuven, Belgium. July 12, 2003, Leuven, Belgium.

Reports

2003

Harlan, S. L., L. Larsen, T. R. Rex, S. Wolf, E. J. Hackett, A. M. Kirby, B. Bolin, A. L. Nelson and D. Hope. 2003. The Phoenix Area Social Survey: Community and environment in a desert metropolis. Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University.. Central Arizona - Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Contribution Series 2. (link )