2016

The influence of increasing tree cover on mean radiant temperature across a mixed development suburb in Adelaide, Australia

The implementation of trees in urban environments can mitigate outdoor thermal stress. Growing global urban population and the risk of heatwaves, compounded by development driven urban warmth (the urban heat island), means more people are at risk of heat stress in our cities…

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Adapting and applying evidence gathering techniques for planning and investment in street trees: A case study from Brisbane, Australia

Trees along footpath zones (or verges) grow on the “front-line” of urban forest ecosystems, increasingly recognised as essential to the quality of human life in cities. Growing so close to where residents live, work and travel, these street trees require careful planning and active management in order to balance their benefits against risks, liabilities, impacts and costs…

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