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The ‘Cool Towns’ project: using green/blue infrastructure to reduce heat stress in public open spaces

The ‘Cool Towns’ project: using green/blue infrastructure to reduce heat stress in public open spaces

Bartlett, Deborah ORCID: 0000-0002-5125-6466 and Jain, Snigdha (2019) The ‘Cool Towns’ project: using green/blue infrastructure to reduce heat stress in public open spaces. In Practice - Bulletin of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (105). pp. 12-15.

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Abstract

This article describes the research being undertaken for a partnership project, funded by the INTERREG 2Seas programme to explore the effectiveness of interventions - from green walls to water features - to reduce heat stress in urban public open space.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: green/blue infrastructure, urban heat island, green walls
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Biology & Biotechnology Research Group
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Environmental Sciences
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2019 09:46
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/25088

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