Ecosystem services and urban heat riskscape moderation: water, green spaces, and social inequality in Phoenix, USA

TitleEcosystem services and urban heat riskscape moderation: water, green spaces, and social inequality in Phoenix, USA
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsJenerette GD, Harlan SL, Stefanov WL, Martin CA
JournalEcological Applications
Volume21
Issue7
Pagination2637-2651
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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The urban heat commons: vegetation cooling services in Metropolitan Phoenix

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The case of urban vegetation cooling service at Metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, USA is an addition to the original Common-Pool Resource (CPR) database. This case was created in 2013 by Yujia Zhang at Arizona State University. Metropolitan Phoenix is one of the fastest growing regions in the southwest U.S. In contrast to its rapid urban expansion, this area possesses inadequate natural resources and faces unique challenges of sustainable development. The commons dilemma in this case is to balance...
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