The Green Infrastructure Performance Lab (GIPL) engages in interdisciplinary research focused on the analysis and design & planning of landscapes to improve human and ecological wellbeing.
The GIPL examines the impact of urban growth and change upon natural features & human wellbeing and uses the findings in order to integrate knowledge, influence policy, and sustain ecosystem services. The GIPL is based within Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada and looks at strategic green infrastructure planning and design as an important role in climate change adaption and meeting sustainable development goals.
URBANISATION IS A GLOBAL PHENOMENON
WITH REGIONAL SIGNIFICANCE
AND LOCAL CONSEQUENCES
GIPL's Mission is to advance the understanding of green infrastructure planning and design to positively impact the challenges our everyday landscapes face. GIPL seeks to build partnerships, combining research & practice which generate innovative solutions and ideas toward healthy communities.
THE GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORMANCE LAB
The Green Infrastructure Performance Laboratory
Director, Richard leBrasseur, PhD Director, Corey Dawson, PhD
Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences
20 Rock Garden Road, EE Building
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada B2N 5E3