TITLE

Air temperature regulation by urban trees

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
CFA Newsletter;Mar2013, Issue 60, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study that examines how the type of tree, its planting location and vegetation contribute to countering the effects of urban heat islands.
ACCESSION #
87614408

 

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