2012

Carbon Sequestration in Urban Ecosystems

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2365-8 (Print) 978-94-007-2366-5 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Urban Ecosystems and Climate Change

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Urban Ecosystems and Climate Change

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      Pages 21-41

      Adapting Urban Land Use in a Time of Climate Change; Optimising Future Land-Use Patterns to Decrease Flood Risks

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      Pages 43-71

      Comparison of Methods for Estimating Carbon Dioxide Storage by Sacramento’s Urban Forest

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      Pages 73-100

      Terrestrial Carbon Management in Urban Ecosystems and Water Quality

  3. Urban Forests

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

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      Pages 103-120

      Carbon Stocks in Urban Forest Remnants: Atlanta and Baltimore as Case Studies

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      Pages 121-138

      Urban Trees for Carbon Sequestration

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      Pages 139-158

      Carbon Storage in Some Urban Forest Soils of Columbus, Ohio, USA

  4. Turfgrass and Home Lawns

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

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      Pages 161-172

      Carbon Dynamics and Sequestration in Urban Turfgrass Ecosystems

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      Pages 173-196

      Carbon Sequestration Potential in Urban Soils

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      Pages 197-213

      Carbon Sequestration in Turfed Landscapes: A Review

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      Pages 215-231

      Microbial Control of Soil Carbon Accumulation in Turfgrass Systems

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      Pages 233-247

      Using Soil Health Indicators to Follow Carbon Dynamics in Disturbed Urban Environments – A Case Study of Gas Pipeline Right-of-Way Construction

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      Pages 249-263

      Carbon Sequestration in Golf Course Turfgrass Systems and Recommendations for the Enhancement of Climate Change Mitigation Potential

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      Pages 265-276

      Modeling Carbon Sequestration in the U.S. Residential Landscape

  5. Current Trends in Urban Ecosystems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 277-277

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      Pages 279-313

      Improving Soil Quality for Urban Agriculture in the North Central U.S.

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      Pages 315-330

      Carbon Cycle of Urban Ecosystems

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      Pages 331-352

      Legacy Effects of Highway Construction Disturbance and Vegetation Management on Carbon Dynamics in Forested Urban Verges

  6. Sustainable Management of Urban Ecosystems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 353-353

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      Pages 355-371

      Global Urbanization and Demand for Natural Resources

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      Pages 373-383

      Towards Greening of Urban Landscape

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 385-385