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Understanding your city by understanding its flow: towards Participatory Urban Metabolism Information Systems

on August 21, 2014 by Sven Eberlein articles, News and Tags: , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
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Exciting times for our EWM team! We are currently learning about, developing, and applying Urban Metabolism Information Systems (UMIS), a whole systems analysis that measures everything flowing into and out of a city over time and space. The UMIS methodology was developed by Dr. Sebastian Moffatt and proposes a standardized “source to sink” framework to […]

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Ecocitizen Report from Casablanca, Morocco

on August 11, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
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The report from the data collected during the “Bootcamp” in the “Roches Noires” neighborhood of our pilot city Casablanca has just been released. See the results of our parcel audits and neighborhood archetypes, with an emphasis on water quality, food composition, and access to social services.

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Ecocitizen Map Project Slideshow: Casablanca, Cairo and Medellín

on May 5, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , , , , , , with 2 comments
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See the photos from the Ecocitizen Team’s recent trip around the world – Morocco, Egypt, and Colombia – conducting trainings on community mapping. Also includes pictures from the World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín.

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Ecocitizen World Map Project Citizen Bootcamps Begin!

on March 8, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

Our first bootcamps in two of our pilot cities are starting soon: Ecocitizen World Map Project Citizen Bootcamps Cairo, Egypt: March 24, 25 Casablanca, Morocco: March 28-30 The Ecocitizen World Map Project Bootcamps will be bring university students together with citizens and community organizations to learn and apply geographic information and GPS tools, along with […]

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EWM Pilots in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Region and in Medellin, Colombia

on February 12, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , , , , , , , , with 0 comments

The EcoCitizen World Map Project provides tools and data for sustainable development at the urban level and tests a replicable methodology to link community crowd-sourced data and information to national, regional and global data sets. The Project will demonstrate the efficacy of crowd-sourced data at the neighborhood scale and provide tools and training to citizens, […]

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