Urban Forests and Trees : A Reference Book

This publication is the result of more than six years of hard work by a dedicated group of European urban forest and tree experts. The editors are indebted to the national experts of COST Action E12 ‘Urban Forests and Trees’ and to the others who have contributed to the various chapters in this publ...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Konijnendijk, Cecil C. (Editor), Nilsson, Kjell (Editor), Randrup, Thomas B. (Editor), Schipperijn, Jasper (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005, 2005
Edition:1st ed. 2005
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Form, Function and Benefits of Urban Forests and Trees
  • The Concept of Urban Forestry in Europe
  • A History of Urban Forests and Trees in Europe
  • Urban Forest Resources in European Cities
  • Benefits and Uses of Urban Forests and Trees
  • Planning and Design of Urban Forests and Trees
  • Urban Forest Policy and Planning
  • Design of Urban Forests
  • The Role of Partnerships in Urban Forestry
  • Involving People in Urban Forestry — A Discussion of Participatory Practices throughout Europe
  • Plant Selection and Establishment of Urban Forests and Trees
  • Plant Quality and Establishment
  • The Selection of Plant Materials for Street Trees, Park Trees and Urban Woodland
  • The Abiotic Urban Environment: Impact of Urban Growing Conditions on Urban Vegetation
  • Biotic Urban Growing Conditions — Threats, Pests and Diseases
  • Management of Urban Forests and Trees
  • Management of Urban Woodland and Parks — Searching for Creative and Sustainable Concepts
  • Information for Urban Forest Planning and Management
  • Arboricultural Practices
  • Future Perspectives
  • Research on Urban Forests and Trees in Europe
  • Urban Forestry Education
  • Urban Forestry in Europe: Innovative Solutions and Future Potential