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Abstract

Ongoing urban exploitation is increasing pressure to transform urban green spaces, while there is increasing awareness that greenery provides a range of important benefits to city residents. In efforts to help resolve associated problems we have developed a framework for integrated assessments of...

Authors
Andersson-Sköld, Y.; Klingberg, J.; Gunnarsson, B.; Cullinane, K.; Gustafsson, I.; Hedblom, M.; Knez, I.; Lindberg, F.; Sang, Ǻ. O.; Pleijel, H.; Thorsson, P.; Thorsson, S.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Journal of Environmental Management, 2018, 205, pp 274-285
Abstract

Evaporation from wet-canopy (EC) and stem (ES) surfaces during rainfall represents a significant portion of municipal-to-global scale hydrologic cycles. For urban ecosystems, EC and ES dynamics play valuable roles in stormwater management. Despite this, canopy-interception loss studies typically...

Authors
Stan, J. T. van; Norman, Z.; Meghoo, A.; Friesen, J.; Hildebrandt, A.; Ccircumflex˜té, J. F.; Underwood, S. J.; Maldonado, G.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 2017, 165, 2, pp 295-310
Abstract

Trees have been recognized as air quality bioindicators, but they have still not been fully implemented in tropical areas. In this study, bark of Cassia fistula was used to inspect accumulation of air pollutants (metals) emitted from road traffic in the city of Chiang Mai, Thailand. The mean...

Authors
Janta, R.; Chantara, S.
Publisher
Turkish National Committee for Air Pollution Research and Control (TUNCAP)
Publication
Atmospheric Pollution Research, 2017, 8, 5, pp 956-967
Event

15 - 19 May 2018 - Helsinki

Venue
Helsinki
Country
Finland
News Article

Even a single urban tree can help moderate wind speeds and keep pedestrians comfortable as they walk down the street, according to a recent...

Date
August 2017
Authors
David Simpson
Miscellaneous

A description is provided for Hilberina rhynchospora, which is apparently saprobic with records on rotten wood and dead stems. Some information on its habitats, dispersal and transmission, and conservation status is given, along with details of its geographical distribution (North America (USA...

Authors
Minter, D. W.; Cannon, P. F.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2016, No.209, pp Sheet 2086
CAB ReviewFull Text

For the review at hand the ISI web of knowledge was searched for the keyword combination forest+management+planning. Close to 200 articles were found with the mentioned keywords in their topic that were published between 2013 and 2015. The 'top 5' sub-topics found amongst them are climate change,...

Date
June 2016
Subjects
carbon; climate change; decision support systems; forest management; forests; growth; mixed forests; models; multiple use; planning; productivity; reviews; timber production; urban forestry
Authors
Griess, V. C.
AbstractFull Text

European beech is renowned due to its ornamental cultivars, such as purple beech (Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'), but its production in Serbia is represented in small number of nurseries. The aim of this paper was to analyze the success of heterovegetative propagation of purple beech and variability...

Authors
Nonić, M. Ž.; Skočajić, D. M.; Grbić, M. N.; Šijačić-Nikolić, M. T.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Notulae Botanicae, Horti Agrobotanici, Cluj-Napoca, 2017, 45, 2, pp 400-407

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