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Amo, Rocío Alonso del

The Urban Forest

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Table of contents

Part I. Environmental Ecosystem Services Provided by Urban Forests and Green Infrastructure

1. Introduction: Urban Trees as Environmental Engineers
Roeland Samson

2. The Urban Heat Island: Thermal Comfort and the Role of Urban Greening
Jelle A. Hiemstra, Hadas Saaroni, Jorge H. Amorim

3. Urban Trees and Their Relation to Air Pollution
Roeland Samson, Rüdiger Grote, Carlo Calfapietra, Paloma Cariñanos, Silvano Fares, Elena Paoletti, Abhishek Tiwary

4. Carbon Sequestration by Urban Trees
Silvano Fares, Elena Paoletti, Carlo Calfapietra, Teis N. Mikkelsen, Roeland Samson, Didier Thiec

5. Water Regulation and Purification
Urša Vilhar

6. Soil Quality
Miglena Zhiyanski, Maria Sokolovska, Maria Glushkova, Urša Vilhar, Lyudmila Lozanova

7. Delivery of Goods and Services
Abhishek Tiwary, Lucian Dinca, Miglena Zhiyanski

8. Biodiversity as Support for Ecosystem Services and Human Wellbeing
Pedro Pinho, Marco Moretti, Ana Catarina Luz, Filipa Grilo, Joana Vieira, Leena Luís, Luís Miguel Rosalino, Maria Amélia Martins-Loução, Margarida Santos-Reis, Otília Correia, Patrícia Garcia-Pereira, Paula Gonçalves, Paula Matos, Ricardo Cruz de Carvalho, Rui Rebelo, Teresa Dias, Teresa Mexia, Cristina Branquinho

9. The Cost of Greening: Disservices of Urban Trees
Paloma Cariñanos, Pedro Calaza-Martínez, Liz O’Brien, Carlo Calfapietra

10. Case Studies: Modeling the Atmospheric Benefits of Urban Greening
Ana Isabel Miranda, Helena Martins, Joana Valente, Jorge H. Amorim, Carlos Borrego, Richard Tavares, Roeland Samson, Rocío Alonso del Amo

11. Assessing the Ecosystem Services Deliverable: The Critical Role of the Urban Tree Inventory
Naomi Zürcher

12. Species-Specific Information for Enhancing Ecosystem Services
Roeland Samson, Tine F. Ningal, Abhishek Tiwary, Rüdiger Grote, Silvano Fares, Hadas Saaroni, Jelle A. Hiemstra, Miglena Zhiyanski, Urša Vilhar, Paloma Cariñanos, Leena Järvi, Arkadiusz Przybysz, Marco Moretti, Naomi Zürcher

13. Conclusions and Recommendations
Roeland Samson

Part II. Socio-Cultural Services Provided by Urban Forests and Green Infrastructure

14. Introduction: Socio-cultural Services of Urban Forests and Green Infrastructure
Liz O’Brien

15. Social and Environmental Justice: Diversity in Access to and Benefits from Urban Green Infrastructure – Examples from Europe
Liz O’Brien, Rik De Vreese, Erdoğan Atmiş, Anton Olafsson, Tuija Sievänen, Michael Brennan, Mercedes Sánchez, Thomas Panagopoulos, Sjerp Vries, Maren Kern, Sandra Gentin, Graça Saraiva, Ana Almeida

16. Recreational Use of Urban Green Infrastructure: The Tourist’s Perspective
Theano S. Terkenli, Simon Bell, Ivana Živojinović, Jelena Tomićević-Dubljević, Thomas Panagopoulos, Inga Straupe, Oliver Toskovic, Katarina Kristianova, Lina Straigyte, Liz O’Brien

17. The Role and Value of Urban Forests and Green Infrastructure in Promoting Human Health and Wellbeing
Giuseppe Carrus, Payam Dadvand, Giovanni Sanesi

Part III. Economic Benefits and Governance of Urban Forests in a Green Infrastructure Approach

18. Introduction: Governance and Economic Valuation
Natalie Marie Gulsrud, Silvija Krajter Ostoić

19. Challenges to Governing Urban Green Infrastructure in Europe – The Case of the European Green Capital Award
Natalie Marie Gulsrud, Silvija Krajter Ostoić, Maija Faehnle, Bruno Maric, Riikka Paloniemi, David Pearlmutter, Alan J. Simson

20. The Role of Partnerships and the Third Sector in the Development and Delivery of Urban Forestry and Green Infrastructure
Ian Whitehead, Ralph Hansmann, Frank Lohrberg, Ivana Živojinović, Andreas Bernasconi, Nerys Jones

21. The Value of Valuing: Recognising the Benefits of the Urban Forest
Kenton Rogers, Maria-Beatrice Andreucci, Nerys Jones, Anže Japelj, Petar Vranic

Part IV. Summary

22. Tying It All Together
Rocío Alonso del Amo, Giovanni Sanesi

23. Linking the Environmental, Social and Economic Aspects of Urban Forestry and Green Infrastructure
Nerys Jones, Clive Davies

24. Growing the Urban Forest: Our Practitioners’ Perspective
Naomi Zürcher, Maria -Beatrice Andreucci

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Earth Sciences, general, Life Sciences, general, Environment, general, Social Sciences, general

Editor
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Future City
Page amount
26 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319502809
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-50279-3

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