New sub-project "Würzburg Climate Experience"
A new subproject joins the ZSK since the 1st of May.
Based on several sites within the city of Würzburg this project aims at uncovering in which way the climate of urban sites differ depending on urban greening (trees) and how urban trees change the climate of an urban site and vice versa. In this way, the relevance of trees for urban planning can be derived.
The project is edited by the Chair of Forest Growth and Yield Science (TUM), the Chair for Strategic Landscape Planning and Management (TUM) and the Chair für Climatology (Universität Würzburg).
The results will be shown at the Landesgartenschau Würzburg in 2018.
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Mitigation and Urban Green Infrastructure
Climate protection with the help of green infrastructure: How can climate change be countered and the resilience of Bavarian cities in terms of climate change be improved? This is explored through case studies in city quarters and consideration of the interaction of ecosystem services, energy savings of building and neighborhood levels as well as renewable energies.
Application of the Animal-Aided Design Method
The function of cities as a retreat of many animal species is becoming even more important due to climate change. Animal-Aided Design is concerned with the creation of suitable retreats for species in the context of climate change-oriented planning. This is investigated by using practical examples.
City Trees II - City Trees under Climate Change
City trees are an integral part of urban open space.
Growth patterns, ecosystem services and the prospects of urban trees in times of climate change are the core elements of the City Trees II project.
100 Places:M - Public Places in Munich
How can public places look like in the future? Due to the investigation of 100 public places in Munich and the analysis of the interacting effects of climate change and heat island effect as well as design, use and appropriation of public places, this question will be examined within the framework of the project.
Non-resident and Native Urban Tree Species
Urban climate trees are characterized by high climatic stress tolerance and a higher vitality. The aim of the project is to compare non-resident urban climate trees with their native counterparts in terms of arthropods diversity and vulnerability to pest infestation.
Würzburg Climate Experience
Cities are characterized by a specific climate compared to their rural surroundings. Based on several sites within the city of Würzburg this project aims at uncovering in which way the climate of urban sites differ depending on urban greening (trees) and how urban trees change the climate of an urban site and vice versa. In this way, the relevance of trees for urban planning can be derived. <<more>>