Case Studies

Determining which trees have the most sun-protective quality in Queensland, Australia

“Comparing the annualised dynamic shade characteristics of twenty-one tree canopies across twenty-six municipalities in a high ambient UV climate, Queensland – Australia” (Downs et al, 2019)
This case study assessed the quality of shade cast by 21 different types of trees in QLD. It analysed the UV index under each tree canopy and determined which tree types offered more effective shade.

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