Metabolism of Boston

LIVINGLABCarbon is a principal currency connecting human and natural systems.  This research measures and models interactions of humans, plants, animals,  physical processes, urban infrastructure, and marine and terrestrial ecosystems, focusing on one important component: carbon flows associated with biological and anthropogenic activity. Please visit the Metabolism of Boston research web site.

Boston University team:


  • National Science Foundation
  • US Forest Service
  • NASA
  • Boston University Administration
  • Environmental Defense Fund