Essays about: "urban forestry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the words urban forestry.

  1. 1. The intraspecific drought tolerance of Betula pendula Roth. : ecotypic aptitude as tree selection criteria for the urban landscape

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Simon Hannus; [2021]
    Keywords : Betula pendula; clinal variation; drought tolerance; ecosystem services; ecotypes; potential evapotranspiration; turgor loss point; urban forestry; urban resilience; urban tree selection;

    Abstract : The ecosystem services provided by urban trees are substantial contributors to the quality of urban living, and their environmentally regulating capabilities are increasingly regarded as integral in order to efficiently secure urban resilience, by ameliorating the human and material impacts of extreme weather events. However, current trends of urban development presents challenges of how to preserve urban greenery ecosystem functioning, particularly in light of the ongoing climate change; which also has brought forth the importance of taxonomically diverse urban forests, to mitigate risks of catastrophic tree loss associated with these conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Guardian Forest : sacred trees and ceremonial forestry in Japan

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Oscar Nilzén; [2021]
    Keywords : sacred forests; shrine; Japan; religion; forest management;

    Abstract : Forests have played a major role in the development of human society across the world. It is therefore no surprise that a natural resource which is such an integral part of human life gave rise to religious beliefs, superstition and notions of the supernatural in connection to trees. READ MORE

  3. 3. Skogens prioritet i kommunal planering och förvaltning : skogsvård och skogsskydd i Vallentuna kommun

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Josefin Isaksson; [2021]
    Keywords : tätortsnära skog; kommunal skogsförvaltning; samhällsplanering; översiktsplanering; GIS; naturvårdande skötsel;

    Abstract : För att kunna hantera klimatförändringarna och urbaniseringen i dagens samhälle, är det av stor vikt att den kommunala samhällsplaneringen prioriterar grönstrukturen, både gällande planering och skötsel. Skogen har en unik möjlighet till att reducera den globala uppvärmningen, och är därför i fokus för denna uppsats. READ MORE

  4. 4. InVíkorate - Exploring self-sufficiency in a tourist-dependent Icelandic village

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Vera Wetzels; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban Design; Rural Design; Iceland; Vík í Myrdal; Greenhouse Horticulture; Sustainability; Microclimate; Forestry; Tourism; Walkability; Local Businesses; Arts and Architecture; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In a rapidly urbanising world, the importance of rural towns and villages is often forgotten. Many people see more opportunities for employment, social life and their children’s future in the big city, leaving smaller, rural places empty and abandoned. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green City Branding – How people respond to the built environment

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Peter Olsson; [2020-06-23]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : MSc in Marketing and Consumption.... READ MORE