Chapter 5. Urban Biodiversity and Climate Change

  1. Norbert Müller2,
  2. Peter Werner3 and
  3. John G. Kelcey4
  1. David J. Nowak

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch5

Urban Biodiversity and Design

Urban Biodiversity and Design

How to Cite

Nowak, D. J. (2010) Urban Biodiversity and Climate Change, in Urban Biodiversity and Design (eds N. Müller, P. Werner and J. G. Kelcey), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department Landscape Management & Restoration Ecology, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Landscape Architecture, Post-box, 450155, 99081 Erfurt, Germany

  2. 3

    Institute Housing and Environment, Annastr. 15, 64285 Darmstadt, Germany

  3. 4

    Ceckovice 14, Bor U Tachova 348 02, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, 5 Moon Library, SUNY-ESF, Syracuse, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332667

Online ISBN: 9781444318654

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Keywords:

  • urban biodiversity and climate change;
  • tree species diversity in cities;
  • species richness values for tree populations;
  • Shannon-Wiener diversity index values for tree populations;
  • urban climate and trees - dominated by regional climatic variables;
  • urban plant biodiversity - natural and anthropogenic factors;
  • urban biodiversity management - outcomes and recommendations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Tree species diversity in cities

  • Urban climate and trees

  • Urban plant biodiversity

  • Outcomes and recommendations for urban biodiversity management

  • Acknowledgements

  • References