Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: Springer
The purpose of this book is to examine urban forests in cities around the world. It will ask questions about the history, composition, structure, and management of trees in urban areas. Data for this book was collected in 33 cities across broad geographical areas known as biomes. Constraints and opportunities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Psychology Press
The millennium marked a symbolic transition in the history of human settlement. Over half of the world's six billion people now live in towns and cities. The world is an urban place. This book identifies and accounts for the characteristics of the contemporary city and of urban society. It analyses
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-30 - Publisher: Springer
This book presents water insecurity issues in urban areas while developing a water security index and explores the innovative approaches to water development and management with examples from Asian cities. The urban water crisis is a global phenomenon, but it is more obvious in the megacities of the developing world.