Saunders, Alex

Turning down the heat: An enhanced understanding of the relationship between urban vegetation and surface temperature at the city scale

Highlights Fine spatial and vertical resolution urban vegetation datasets Model urban vegetation configuration effect on urban LST using remote sensing data Spatial variation in impact of vegetation type on urban LST Various urban vegetation configurations lead to urban cooling Urban planners can appraise local cooling effect of different urban vegetation types Abstract Guiding urban planners […]

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Leaf my neighbourhood alone! predicting the influence of densification on residential tree canopy cover in Perth

Trees provide myriad ecosystem services of benefit to urban populations; however, urban development is pressuring existing urban tree coverage. Thus, a pertinent challenge for planners is identifying development scenarios that find synergies…

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