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Review of the Operation of Significant Tree Controls

Hutchings, Alan. 2002. Review of the Operation of Significant Tree Controls. November 2002. Unpublished report into the operation of Regulation 6A (Significant Trees) of the South Australian Development Regulations 1993.

Greener neighbourhoods, slimmer people? Evidence from 246 920 Australians

Astell-Burt, T., Feng, X. and Kolt, G.S., 2014. Greener neighborhoods, slimmer people? Evidence from 246 920 Australians. International journal of obesity, 38(1), pp.156-159.   Abstract Although there is growing consensus that population-level improvements in cardiovascular health depend upon environments that promote healthy lifestyles, evidence to support large-scale investments in neighborhood greenery to tackle obesity is inconsistent and …

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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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