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- Burns, Bruce R., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Landscape and urban planning 2015 v.141 pp. 112-122
- case studies; cities; cultural heritage; forests; human population; indigenous species; issues and policy; private lands; protected species; socioeconomics; species diversity; trees; urban areas; vegetation cover; New Zealand
- ... As an increasing proportion of the global human population resides in urban areas, urban forests are becoming both more important and more threatened. In many cities urban tree cover conflicts with strategies for urban intensification, and is being reduced due to inadequate protection. Here, we assess the effectiveness of one type of tree protection policy used by a number of cities worldwide: the ...
- Burns, Matthew J., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Landscape and urban planning 2012 v.105 no.3 pp. 230-240
- base flow; drainage; environmental protection; evapotranspiration; harvesting; hydrograph; pollution load; storms; stormwater; stormwater management; streams
- ... Conventional approaches to stormwater management for environmental protection fail because they do not address all of the changes to the flow regime caused by conventional stormwater drainage. In this paper, we contrasted the hydrologic effects of two conventional approaches to urban stormwater management – (a) drainage-efficiency focused and (b) pollutant-load-reduction focused – identifying thei ...