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

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Publications

  • Downs, Nathan, , 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.
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