Conference paper

Application of a green infrastructure typology and airborne remote sensing to classify and map urban vegetation for climate adaptation

07 Jul 2016
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This document provides a standardised classification scheme (conventions and protocols) to estimate the vegetation cover of large areas with high resolution and accuracy, which has potential use to inform and propose climate change adaptation/mitigation strategies.
The typology facilitates the reporting of the current state of environment, as well as inter-site & inter-typology comparison.
Other indicators can be estimated and assigned to each typology (i.e. biomass, carbon sequestrations, evapotranspiration, surface temperature, etc.).

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