Richard K. Norton
Chair and Associate Professor
Urban & Regional Planning Program



College of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Michigan

Curriculum Vita

Last updated: July 2012



Teaching &
Research Interests

Environmental Planning
Sustainable Development
Land Use & Planning Law
Coastal Area Resource Management
Planning Theory
Research Methods

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Flight Tracking







University of Michigan

U-M Home
Online Directory
Wolverine Access
Art Architcture & Engineering Library
Lexcalibur Search
Environmental Journals

U of M Campus Master Planning

Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute (U of M)
Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (U of M)
Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (MSU)

UM Web Survey How To

Web Links:

Sustainable Development

Putting things in perspective:
Sustainable Communities Network:
Sustainable Measures:
International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives:
United Nations Environment Program:
Redefining Progress:
Pollution Probe (Canada):
Ecological Footprint Quiz:
My Footprint Calculator:
Airhead (Air Emissions Calculator):
US EPA Enviro Mapper:

Environmental News Service:
Eco-Portal / Environmental Sustainability:

Low Impact Development / Urban Design Tools:
Study Abroad Programs for a Sustainable Future:
SD and University Campuses:
Environmental Sustainability Index:

Alternative/Electric Transportation
GIZMO (Manufacturer):
GEMCAR Electric Vehicle:

Global Climate Change Debate

Al Gore's Inconvenient Truth:
Center for Competitive Enterprise's Response:

Growth Management / Land Use

Solimar Institute:
People and Land:

American Planning Association Smart Growth Reader:

"Smart Growth" on the Radio (GLRC March 2003):

Mandelker's Land Use Law:

Great Lakes Basin

Great Lakes Town Hall:
Great Lakes Environmental Atlas & Resource Book:
Great Lakes Commission:
Great Lakes Information Network -- Michigan:
Great Lakes Radio Consortium:
MI Sea Grant Coast Watch:
International Joint Commission:
NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL):
USGS Great Lakes Science Center:
Great Lakes Fishery Commission:
Environment Canada / Our Great Lakes:
Lake Michigan Forum:
USGS Water Watch - Real Time Stream Data:
US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office:
US / Canada Binational Projects:
US EPA Midwest Spatial Decision Support System Partnership:

National and State Sea Grant Programs
National Sea Grant Program:
IL-IN Sea Grant:
MI Sea Grant:
MN Sea Grant:
NY Sea Grant:
OH Sea Grant:
PA Sea Grant:
WI Sea Grant:


Other Coastal / Watershed Protection

Center for Watershed Protection:
Huron River Watershed Council:
Saginaw Bay Watershed Protection Initiative:
NC Coastal Federation:

Restore America's Estuaries:
Pew Oceans Commission:
Clean Water Network:
The Coastal Society:
LakeNet (Lakes Worldwide):
NOAA Living on the Coast (Smart Growth):
NOAA National Center for Coastal Ocean Science:
JAWRA Topical Keyword List:


Open Space Protection / Land Trusts

Washtenaw Land Trust:
Trust for Public Land:
American Farmland Trust:

Great Swamp Watershed Association - Benefits of Open Space:


Michigan Related Links

Michigan Land Use Leadership Council:

Michigan Natural Features Inventory - Wetlands:

Michigan Legislature (MI Compiled Laws):
Michigan Judicial Institute:
Michigan Supreme Court:
Michigan Court of Appeals:
Michigan Administrative Code:
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality:
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Mighigan DEQ/Water Management:,1607,7-135-3313---,00.html
Michigan DEQ/Greate Lakes:,1607,7-135-3313_3677---,00.html
Michigan Electronic Library:
Michigan Association of Regions:
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments:
Northwest Michigan Council of Governments:
Michigan Planning & Zoning Center:

Michigan Land Use Institute:

West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission:

Planning Related Links

American Planning Association:
Michigan Society of Planning:
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning:


US Census / Data Collection Links

US Census Bureau:
US Census Fact Finder:
Fed Stats:
USGS EarthExplorer:


Think Tanks

Brookings Institution:
Center for Budget and Policy Priorities:
Economic Policy Institute:
Urban Land Institute:


Other State Links Links

Wisconsin DNR Community Planning & Land Use Management:




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