Posts Tagged ‘new york city’

Do Trees Grow on Money? The Correlation Between Tree Density and Wealth

December 22, 2015

This poster looks at the correlation between per capita neighborhood income and the density of trees in New York City. Tony Chu, Erica Loo, Libby Ho, Sonia Marinovic Joyce Fassbender, Andres Orejuela City College Trees, Wealth, New York City, Correlation

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Risk of the Improper Frisk

December 17, 2014

Stop, Question and Frisk (SQF) policing strategies have been placed under great scrutiny for the appearance of racial profiling by police in New York City. Antagonists of Stop, Question and Frisk declare SQF an ineffective and improper policing tactic that should be removed from the NYPD’s agenda. However, data suggests that it is not the […]

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The Planetary Boundary Layer: Looking at Signal-to-Noise Ratios and Wind Profiler Data

December 17, 2014

We used two methods to calculate the approximate height of the Planetary Boundary Layer (the lowermost part of the troposphere, which is the lowermost part of all the atmospheric layers). Our first method was using Wind Profiler data. Our second; Signal-to-Noise Ratios. Explanations and procedures for both are explained on our poster. Katira Campos, […]

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Project MERRA

December 17, 2014

The Modern-Era Retrospective analysis for Research and Applications reanalyzes previous satellite data (from 1979-present) and puts it into a “climate context.” For our project, we measured the Planetary Boundary Layer (PBL) on clear days from March to September in 2010. The PBL is the lowest part of the atmosphere and is affected by planetary conditions. […]

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Graffiti and Street Art in the Urban Environment: Are Diversity and Prominence of Art Correlated?

December 11, 2014

New York City is covered with the creations of artists all throughout the five boroughs. Diverse in size and scope, the graffiti and street art that cover the walls of tall buildings, warehouses and public spaces are found in many different neighborhoods- a quick tour of the different areas in the city reveal that some […]

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