Urban Ecology

Urban Ecology

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The first richly illustrated worldwide portrayal of urban ecology, tying together organisms, built structures, and the physical environment around cities.Light-colored, dry, and smooth concrete surfaces reflect the most (Gartland, 2008; Erell et al., 2011). ... A tree or tree canopy over an impervious surface, such as street, parking lot and sidewalk, provides triple benefit. ... creative thinking and technology capitalize on the considerable rainwater and built surfaces to produce combined solutions for the urban heat, stormwater, and water body problems?

Title:Urban Ecology
Author:Richard T. T. Forman
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2014-02-13


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