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Title Type Author(s) Year
Energy storage list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
Neighbourhoods Shapefile 2018
Cities and greenhouse gas emissions: moving forward Journal Article Hoornweg et al. 2011
Methodology for inventorying greenhouse gas emissions from global cities Journal Article Kennedy et al. 2010
Greenhouse gas emissions from global cities Journal Article Kennedy et al. 2009
Former Municipality Boundaries Shapefile 1967

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PilotBrent / Brent Connelly 2019 5.3. Visuals
Toronto Resilience Strategy
City of Toronto 2019 UrbanUrban Resilience
An Urban Approach to Planetary Boundaries
Journal Article
Hoornweg et al. 2016 Case StudyComparisonFuture ScenarioMethodPlanetary boundariesUM review paper importUrban
A Cities Approach to Sustainability
Daniel Hoornweg 2015 Case StudyMethodUrban
Quantification of urban metabolism through coupling with the life cycle assessment framework: concept development and case study
Journal Article
Goldstein et al. 2013 5.2. Academic workCase StudyConstruction MaterialsEnergyFoodFossil FuelsGlassHybrid MFA-LCAMetalsMethodPaperPlasticsUM review paper importUrban
Urban Metabolism and the Energy Stored in Cities
Journal Article
Bristow and Kennedy 2013 Case StudyEnergyEnergy (sector)Material Stock Analysis (MSA)Resilience assessmentUM review paper importUrban
City of Toronto's Open Data Portal
Data portal
Metabolism of Neighborhoods
Journal Article
Codoban and Kennedy 2008 Case StudyEconomy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)Urban
Nitrogen balance for the urban food metabolism of Toronto, Canada
Journal Article
Forkes and Jennifer 2007 Case StudyFoodFood WasteMaterial Flow Analysis (MFA)NitrogenTime seriesUM review paper importUrban
The Changing Metabolism of Cities
Journal Article
Christopher Kennedy and Engel-Yan 2007 5.2. Academic workCase StudyComparisonEmissionsEnergyEnergy BalanceGreenhouse Gases (GHGs)Material Flow Analysis (MFA)NutrientsReview PaperUM review paper importUrbanVarious MaterialsWaterZotero2
Estimating the urban metabolism of Canadian cities: Greater Toronto Area case study
Journal Article
Sahely et al. 2003 Case StudyEmissionsEnergyEnergy AccountingFoodGreenhouse Gases (GHGs)Material Flow Analysis (MFA)Time seriesUM review paper importUrbanWasteWaterZotero import
A comparison of the sustainability of public and private transportation systems: Study of the Greater Toronto Area
Journal Article
Kennedy and A. 2002 Case StudyEnergy AccountingGreenhouse Gas (GHG) AccountingSub-nationalTransportationUM review paper importUrban
Megahydropolis: coastal cities in the context of global environmental change
Journal Article
Timmerman and White 1997 Case StudyUM review paper importUrban
Tackling Urban CO2 Emissions in Toronto
Journal Article
Harvey and Danny 1993 Case StudyChlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)EnergyEnergy AccountingGreenhouse Gases (GHGs)UM review paper importUrban


This layer is about providing context around the city: placement in the region, geodata, spatial boundaries, population numbers over several years, GDP, economic activities, etc.

Data and information to obtain

1.1. Administrative boundaries
1.2. Economic activity - descriptions
1.3. Economic activity - figures
1.4. Population
1.5. Policy documents
1.6. Actors

This layer looks at the biophysical properties of the city, including soil, land, ecosystems, climatological characteristics, geology, and more.

Data and information to obtain

2.1. Soil type and composition
2.2. Trees
2.3. Biodiversity
2.4. Bodies of water
2.5. Average temperatures
2.6. Rainfall
2.7. Mineral deposits


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