Sustainability database

Research

Urban ecology

Urban ecology

Faculty of Life Sciences Research Project. A particular focus on the social engagement with weather and climate. Current project concerns the history of urban climatology since 1950.

http://www.ls.manchester.ac.uk/research/researchgroups/environmentalrese...

Budget: 
£0.00

Connections

Person

Dr Vladimir Jankovic

The principal objectives of my past and current research have been about the scope, scale and social conditions of the scientific and social engagement with weather and climate. I am particularly interested in the socio-cultural forces behind the notion of atmospheric environment as a normative framing of climate as a resource and agency, with focus on climate as a space of mundane social identity and economic action. The shift from theorized towards lived climates has led me toward examining the problem of scale in the scientific and public understanding of the weather.

Keywords: 
Weather, Climate, Community, Climate change, Society, Engagement, History, Cities, Sustainability, Teaching, Education