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Research brief: Benefits of urban greening

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Kendal, D, Research brief: Benefits of urban greening, National Environmental Science Programme, August (2016) [Government or Industry Research]


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Abstract

Research undertaken by the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub will address the uncertainties about the specific features of green spaces that provide benefits. For example, what are the characteristics of green space that lead to improved mental health? Do the same characteristics increase or decrease cooling, or the conservation of species?

Research will also consider different goals for green spaces in different cities. It is likely that the amount and kinds of green space in cities, and the benefits it provides, varies with factors such as socioeconomic disadvantage, cultural preferences, temperature and rainfall.

Item Details

Item Type:Government or Industry Research
Keywords:urban greening, ecosystem services, health, biodiversity
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Urban and regional planning
Research Field:Land use and environmental planning
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Terrestrial systems and management
Objective Field:Terrestrial biodiversity
UTAS Author:Kendal, D (Dr Dave Kendal)
ID Code:136115
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Zoology
Deposited On:2019-12-02
Last Modified:2019-12-12
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