14. Green Infrastructure Design

  1. Marty D. Matlock and
  2. Robert A. Morgan

Published Online: 15 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949993.ch14

Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services

Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services

How to Cite

Matlock, M. D. and Morgan, R. A. (2011) Green Infrastructure Design, in Ecological Engineering Design: Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949993.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470345146

Online ISBN: 9780470949993

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Keywords:

  • green infrastructure design - tools of green infrastructure;
  • networks, called green infrastructure - part of ecosystems, operating at no cost to society;
  • green infrastructure planning - a tool for policy development, than for engineering design;
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) - using “green infrastructure” in a different context, as natural systems for mitigating urban development impact;
  • sustainable cities initiative - United Nations World Urban Forum (UNWUF) and International Community for Leadership in Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Green Infrastructure Network

  • The Sustainable Cities Initiative

  • Summary

  • Further Readings

  • References