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Melissa Davidson

Melissa Davidson

Coordinator, Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research, Juile Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Melissa.J.Davidson@asu.edu

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502

Titles

  • PhD Student, Sustainability, School of Sustainability
  • Coordinator, Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research, Juile Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Graduate Research Fellow, Emeritus, Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network, Arizona State University

Education

  • MSUS, Sustainable Solutions, Arizona State University, 2015
  • BA, Human Ecology (Religious Studies minor), Whittier College, 2012

Expertise

External Links

Posters

2017

Davidson, M. J., E. M. Cook, D. M. Iwaniec, M. Berbés-Blázquez, M. Boylan, M. Georgescu, N. B. Grimm, S. Krayenhoff, X. Li, A. Middel, B. Ramierz and D. A. Sampson. 2017. Exploring outcomes and assessing tradeoffs of co-developed sustainable future scenarios for the central Arizona-Phoenix region. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Central-Arizona Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 13 January 2017, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Davidson, M. J., Y. Kim, M. Berbés-Blázquez, E. M. Cook, R. J. Hobbins, D. M. Iwaniec and T. A. Munoz-Erickson. 2017. Assessment of SETS strategies for shaping cities' resilience scenarios. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.

Ramierz, B., M. J. Davidson, E. M. Cook and D. M. Iwaniec. 2017. Sustainable future scenarios for central Arizona-Phoenix: Designed and visualized with 3D modeling. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Central-Arizona Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 13 January 2017, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Sampson, D. A., D. M. Iwaniec, M. J. Davidson and E. M. Cook. 2017. Sustainable futures scenarios and WaterSim 6: Influence of alternative water supply policies on net potable water use. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Central-Arizona Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 13 January 2017, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ.

2016

Davidson, M. J., D. M. Iwaniec, E. M. Cook and N. B. Grimm. 2016. Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER and society: Co-developing sustainable future scenarios. Poster presented at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Eighteenth Annual All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 15 January 2016, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Sampson, D. A., D. M. Iwaniec, M. J. Davidson and E. M. Cook. 2016. The adaptation to drought sustainable future scenario: simulations using WaterSim 6. Poster presented at the 18th Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, January 15, 2016, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Sampson, D. A., D. M. Iwaniec, M. J. Davidson and E. M. Cook. 2016. The adaptation to drought sustainable future scenario: Simulations using WaterSim 6. Poster presented at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Eighteenth Annual All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 15 January 2016, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2015

Davidson, M. J., D. M. Iwaniec and N. B. Grimm. 2015. Developing adaptive, strategic, and transformational scenario futures for central Arizona. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 16 January 2015, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Presentations

2018

Iwaniec, D., E. Cook, M. Davidson, N. Grimm, P. T. McPhearson and T. Munoz-Erickson. 2018. Positive futures. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )

2017

Cook, E. M., O. Barbosa, M. J. Davidson, N. B. Grimm and D. M. Iwaniec. 2017. Envisioning future urban sustainability and resilience through co-developed social-ecological-technologica scenarios. Presentation at the AAG 2017, April 5-9, 2017, Boston, MA. (link )

Iwaniec, D., E. Cook, M. Berbes-Blazquez, M. Davidson, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, T. McPhearson and N. Grimm. 2017. Visions and strategies for guiding urban transformations. Presentation at the II Conference of the Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society: Place-based Transdisciplinary Research for Global Sustainability, November 7-10, 2017, Oaxaca, Mexico. (link )

Iwaniec, D. M., E. M. Cook, M. J. Davidson and N. B. Grimm. 2017. Positive visions of urban transformation and adaptation. Presentation at the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Baltimore, MD.

Iwaniec, D. M., E. M. Cook, M. J. Davidson and N. B. Grimm. 2017. Positive visions of urban transformation and adaptation to climate change. Presentation at the Cities and Climate Conference 2017, September 19-21, 2017, Potsdam, Germany. (link )

Iwaniec, D., E. Cook, P. T. McPhearson, T. Munoz-Erickson, M. Davidson, M. Berbés-Blázquez and N. Grimm. 2017. Co-production of sustainability future scenarios. Presentation at the Resilience 2017: Resilience Frontiers for Global Sustainability, August 20-23, 2017, Stockholm, Sweden. (link )

2016

Iwaniec, D. M., E. M. Cook, M. J. Davidson and N. B. Grimm. 2016. Co-developing urban sustainability and resilience scenarios. Presentation at the ESA Annual Meeting 2016: Novel Ecosystems in the Anthropocene, 7-12 August 2016, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (link )

2015

Iwaniec, D. M., E. M. Cook, M. J. Davidson and N. B. Grimm. 2015. Sustainable future scenarios for the Central Arizona–Phoenix region. Presentation at the Ecological Science at the Frontier: Celebrating the ESA Centennial 1915-2015, 9-14 August 2015, Baltimore, Maryland. (link )

2014

Childers, D. L., S. T. Pickett and M. J. Davidson. 2014. Moving from the ecology of cities to ecology for cities: Integrating urban ecology, design, and decision-making for urban sustainability. Presentation at the From Oceans to Mountains, 99th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, 10-15 August 2014, Sacramento, California. (link )

Fletcher-Jones Research Fellowship