Melissa Keeley

Melissa Keeley

Faculty: Assistant
Office:
Room 525A
Address: Phillips Hall
801 22nd St NW
Washington, DC,
20052
Phone: 202-994-7156
Email:
keeley@gwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Urban Sustainability
Green Infrastructure
Green Buildings
Transnational Policy Adaptation
Urban Stormwater Management

Research Funding Sources

The Cooperative Institute for Coastal Estuarine Environmental Technology (NOAA and University of New Hampshire Partnership)
The Earth Institute (Columbia University)
Environmental Protection Agency, Office Wetlands, Oceans & Watersheds
Environmental Protection Agency, National Risk Management Research Lab
George Washington University Institute of Sustainability
National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship Program
National Science Foundation, Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences and Directorate for Biological Sciences

Education

Doctor of Engineering (Technical University of Berlin)

Publications

Keeley, M. et al. 2013. Perspectives on the use of green infrastructure for stormwater management in Cleveland and Milwaukee.Environmental Management, 51(6 ), 1093-1108.

Nickel, D. et al. 2013. German experience in managing stormwater with green infrastructure. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2012.748652.

Dolowitz, D., Keeley, M. and Medearis, D. 2012. Stormwater management: can we learn from others? Policy Studies, 33(6), 1-21.

Keeley, M. 2011. The Green Area Ratio: Site-scale urban environmental planning. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. (forthcoming, September 2011 issue).

Keeley, M. 2010. Development of an Urban Site Sustainability Metric in the Anacostia Waterfront Planning Area. Final Technical Report to the NOAA/UNH Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology (NA06NOS4190167). 169 pages.

Keeley, M. 2010. The Green Area Ratio: an urban site sustainability metric. Final Technical Report to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (AW 83342801-0). 68 pages.

Keeley, M. 2007. Using Individual Parcel Assessments to Improve Stormwater Management. Journal of the American Planning Association, 73(2), 149-160.

Köhler, M. and Keeley, M. 2005. The Green Roof Tradition in Germany: the Example of Berlin. In: EarthPledge, Green Roofs: Ecological Design and Construction. Schiffer Publishing, New York, New York

Keeley, M. 2005. Green Roofs and the Green Area Factor. Proceedings from 3rd Annual Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Conference, www.greenroofs.ca/grhcc.

Buschaw-Newton, K. L. et al. 2002. An Integrative Approach Towards Understanding Ecological Responses to Dam Removal: The Manatawny Creek Study. Journal of the American Water Resources Association , 38(6), 1585-1599.

Classes Taught

GEOG 1003 - Society & Environment 
GEOG 2196 - Field Methods in Geography
GEOG 3132 - Environmental Quality & Management
GEOG 3143 - Urban Sustainability
GEOG 6293 - Water Resources Policy & Management