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Journal Papers

  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Robinson, P. J., & Millward, A. A. (2017). The influence of building renovation and rental housing on urban trees. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. In press. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2017.1326883
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Millward, A. A., Nowak, D. J., Robinson, P. J., & Ellis, A. (2017). Forecasting urban forest ecosystem structure, function, and vulnerability. Environmental Management, 59, 373-392. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00267-016-0782-3
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Millward, A. A.,Nowak, D. J., & Robinson, P. J. (2017). A conceptual framework of urban forest ecosystem vulnerability. Environmental Reviews. 25, 115-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/er-2016-0022
  • Nitoslawski, S. A., Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., & Bush, P. G. (2017). Assessing the influence of location attributes on urban forest species composition in suburban neighbourhoods. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. In press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2017.08.002
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Millward, A. A., Duinker, P. N., Nowak, D. J., & Robinson, P. J. (2015). Neighbourhood-scale urban forest ecosystem classification. Journal of Environmental Management, 163, 134-145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.08.008
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Timm, M. A., Laurent, K. L., Friedman, K. B., Krantzberg, G., Scavia, D., & Creed, I. F. (2015). Living on the edge: How we converted challenges into profitable opportunities. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 41 (Supplement 1), 150-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2014.12.00
  • Duinker, P.N., Ordóñez, C., Steenberg, J. W. N., Miller, K. H., Toni, S. A., Nitoslawski, S. A. (2015). Trees in Canadian cities: Indispensable life form for urban sustainability. Sustainability, 7, 7379-7396. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su70x000x
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., Van Damme, L., & Zielke, K. (2013). Criteria and indicators of sustainable forest management in a changing climate: An evaluation of Canada's national framework. Journal of Sustainable Development, 6, 32-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/jsd.v6n1p32
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., & Bush, P. G. (2013). Modeling the effects of climate change and timber harvest on the forests of central Nova Scotia, Canada. Annals of Forest Science, 70, 61-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13595-012-0235-y  
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., & Bush, P. G. (2011). Exploring adaptation to climate change in the forests of central Nova Scotia, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management, 262, 2316-2327. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2011.08.027
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Duinker, P. N. (2010). Post-hurricane coniferous regeneration in Point Pleasant Park. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, 45, 26-54.
  • Ordóñez, C., Duinker, P. N., & Steenberg, J. W. N. (2010). Climate change mitigation and adaptation in urban forests: A framework for sustainable urban forest management. 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference. Edinburgh, UK. Available at http://www.cfc2010.org/papers/session7/Ordonez-s7.pdf


Commissioned Reports

  • ArborVitae Environmental Services Ltd. & Ecotone Consulting. (2016). Cumulative effects assessment modelling - Jurisdictional scan. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
  • ESSA Technologies Ltd. & Ecotone Consulting. (2016). The search for effective cumulative effects management. Alberta Energy Regulator. Calgary, AB.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Mitchell, C., Oliver, D., Stoddard, M., & McDonald, N. (2009). Carbon sequestration in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Environment. Halifax, NS.


Conference Papers and Posters

  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Robinson, P. J., & Duinker, P. N. (2017). Counter-intuitive relationships between housing renovation, socioeconomic status, and urban forest ecosystems. Association of American Geographers - Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.
  • Ordóñez, C., Millward, A. A., Sabetski, V., Grant, A., & Steenberg, J. W. N. (2017). Social-ecological dynamics of street tree planting in revitalized commercial urban spaces using structural soil cell technology: The case of Bloor Street, Toronto, Canada. Association of American Geographers - Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.
  • Duinker, P. N., Steenberg, J. W. N., Nitoslawski, S., Aryal, B., Foster, D., Witherspoon, K., Hayden, K., & Secen, N. (2017). The conundrum of roadside trees: Joy in the streets, but plight for the trees. Trees, People, and the Built Environment III. Birmingham, UK.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Robinson, P. J., & Millward, A. A. (2016). Gentrification and urban forests: The effects of building renovation and housing tenure on urban trees. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference. Halifax, NS.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Robinson, P. J. (2016). Does gentrification hurt the urban forest? Disrupt Geo - AAG Mapathon. Association of American Geographers - Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Millward, A. A. (2016). Supple of urban forest ecosystem services and their vulnerability: A prospective analysis. Association of American Geographers - Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
  • Nitoslawski, S. A., Duinker, P. N., & Steenberg, J. W. N. (2016). Woodland ecosystems as biodiverse urban forests: The case of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Ecological Society of America - Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Millward, A. A. (2015). Assessing urban forest ecosystem change and the vulnerability of ecosystem service supply in a residential neighbourhood. Association of American Geographers – Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Millward, A. A., & Duinker, P. N. (2014). City neighbourhoods are ecosystems in the urban forest. Canadian Urban Forest Conference 11. Victoria, BC.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Millward, A. A. (2014). Urban forest ecosystem classification using city neighbourhoods. Association of American Geographers – Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.
  • Duinker, P. N., Steenberg, J. W. N., Charles, J. D., & Cushing, S. P. (2014). Making the Halifax Treescape More Native: Initiatives in Planting Native Tree Species in Parks, Streets, and Institutional Lands. International Conference on Urban Tree Diversity. Alnarp, Sweden.
  • Duinker, P. N., Steenberg, J. W. N., Ordóñez, C., Cushing, S. P., Beckley, T. M., Sinclair, A. J., & Charles, J. D. (2014). Governance and urban forests in Canada: Roles of non-government organizations. Urban Tree Research Conference: Trees, People, and the Built Environment II. Birmingham, UK.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Timm, M. A. (2013). Living on the edge: A fifty-year history of the Great Lakes Region through 2063. Great Lakes Futures Project Workshop: Exploring Future Scenarios and Imagining Alternate Policy Direction. Hamilton, ON.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., & Millward, A. A. (2013). Redefining the neighbourhood: Addressing social and biophysical processes in urban forests to foster identity. Urban Forests and Political Ecologies: Celebrating Transdisciplinarity. Toronto, ON.
  • Duinker, P., Ordóñez, C., Steenberg, J., Diduck, J., Cushing, S., Sinclair, J., Beckley, T., & Charles, J. (2013). When citizens have their say: Adjusting urban forest management to account for the public's values. 16th European Forum on Urban Forestry. Milano, Italy.
  • Duinker, P., Beckley, T., Sinclair, J., Peckham, S., Ordóñez, C., Cushing, S., Diduck, J., Keyes, S., & Steenberg, J. (2012). How Canadians value urban forests: A synthesis. Canadian Urban Forest Conference 10. London, ON.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., Van Damme, L., & Zielke, K. (2012). Indicators of sustainable forest management in a changing climate. Future Forest Ecosystem Scientific Council (FFESC) Closing Conference. Vancouver, BC.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N. (2011). HRM urban forest master plan. 2nd Annual HRM LiDAR Research Colloquium. Bedford Institute of Oceanography. Dartmouth, NS.
  • Duinker, P. N., Steenberg, J. W. N., & Cushing, S. (2011). Some new directions for Halifax forests. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Atlantic Chapter Annual Meeting – Keynote Address. Windsor, NS.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Duinker, P. N. (2011). Modelling climate change impacts and adaptations in the forests of central Nova Scotia. Forest Professionals of Nova Scotia (NSFTA/CIF/RPFANS) Annual General Meeting. Truro, NS.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., Van Damme, L., & Zielke, K. (2011). Indicators of sustainable forest management in a changing climate. Natural Resources Canada – Vulnerability Practitioners Workshop. Edmonton, AB.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Duinker, P. N. (2011). Timber harvest adaptation to climate change in central Nova Scotia. Climate Change Adaptation – Sustainable Forest Management Workshop. Vancouver, BC.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., & Bush, P. G. (2010). Species-level response of Nova Scotian tree species to climate change using multiple forest models. Canadian Urban Forest Conference 9. Truro, NS.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., & Bush, P. G. (2010). Modelling climate change impacts and adaptations in the forests of Halifax’s water supply. Canadian Urban Forest Conference 9. Truro, NS.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Duinker, P. N. (2010). Redirecting Acadian forest management for resilience in the face of climate change. 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference. Edinburgh, UK.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Ordóñez, C., & Follett, M. (2010). Urban forest values and initiatives on the Dalhousie University campus. Sustainability and Environmental Research Symposium. Halifax, NS.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., Duinker, P. N., & Bush, P. G. (2009). Modelling climate change vulnerability in the forests of central Nova Scotia. Atlantic Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference, Halifax, NS.
  • Steenberg, J. W. N., & Duinker, P. N. (2008). Climate change, forests, and water supply: Managing to reduce vulnerability in central Nova Scotia. Sustainability and Environmental Research Symposium. Halifax, NS.