2016

Trees and Healthy Design: Getting People to Walk More

Tuesday Udell Heart Foundation http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/ https://www.healthybydesignsa.com.au/advocacy-and-campaigns/2013/04/making-the-case-for- inv estment-in-street-trees-and-landscaping-in-urban-environments/ https://www.healthybydesignsa.com.au/resources/ https://heartfoundation.org.au/images/uploads/publications/Blueprint-for-an-activ e-Australia-second- edition.pdf

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Urban Trees: Growing miracles and an untapped resource

C.L. Brack Australian National University Introduction There is no doubt that urban trees provide valuable services. Many individuals spend significant time and resources planting and maintaining trees (Figure 1), and as Mansfield et al (2002) note “…everyone has observed that the first thing people do in new, clear-cut subdivisions is plant trees.” The services provided

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Using Satellite and Airborne Remote Sensing Tools To Quantify Urban Forest Cover and Condition and Its Relationship to Urban Heat and Human Health in Australian Cities

Paul Barber ArborCarbon Pty Ltd, Murdoch University & Men of the Trees (WA) Introduction A wide range of platforms and sensors exist for monitoring vegetation in cities and beyond. These include but are not limited to satellites, fixed-wing planes, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or ‘drones’) and thermal infrared (TIR), multispectral (MS), hyperspectral (HS)

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URBAN GREENING FOR HEALTHIER AGEING: GAPS IN KNOWLEDGE AND HOW WE CAN PLUG THEM TOGETHER

Associate Professor Thomas Astell-Burt and Dr Xiaoqi Feng Population Wellbeing and Environment Research Lab (PowerLab) School of Health and Society, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wollongong Abstract Green space is increasingly prominent in public health research, but many important details remain unknown. In this presentation, we outline the state of evidence on green space

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BENEFITS OF TREES – Combining science, community & asset management.

Trees have long been recognised in the scientific field for the benefits they provide both to the environment and people, such as: climate change adaptation and mitigation, providing flora and fauna habitat and resources, improving human health and well-being, and increasing local economic prosperity and real estate values…

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