Effective Tree Shade

Comparing the annualised dynamic shade characteristics of twenty-one tree canopies across twenty-six municipalities in a high ambient UV climate, Queensland – Australia

Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2019.05.006

Summary highlights

  • Solar UV protection characteristics are listed for 21 trees.
  • Trees are ranked in order of protection for 26 Queensland municipalities.
  • The quality of tree shade decreases with increasing latitude.

Funding / Grants

  • ADOSP funding awarded by University of Southern Queensland

Partners

Publications

  • Downs, Nathan, Baldwin, Louise, Parisi, Alfio, Butler, Harry, Vanos, Jennifer, Beckman, Melanie, Harrison, Simone (2019) Comparing the annualised dynamic shade characteristics of twenty-one tree canopies across twenty-six municipalities in a high ambient UV climate, Queensland - Australia Applied Geography, 108, pp.74-82.