Optimizing the spatial arrangement of trees in residential neighborhoods for better cooling effects: Integrating modeling with in-situ measurements

Optimizing the spatial arrangement of trees in residential neighborhoods for better cooling... •The cooling effects of trees with different spatial arrangement was investigated at neighborhood scale.•Numerical modeling and in situ measurements were used to conduct this study.•Trees were arranged according to solar energy potential intensity on land surfaces in three vegetation arrangement scenarios.•Different spatial arrangements of trees had differentiated effects of cooling air temperature.•Different spatial arrangements of trees led to significantly different effects of sensible heat reduction. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Landscape and Urban Planning Elsevier

Optimizing the spatial arrangement of trees in residential neighborhoods for better cooling effects: Integrating modeling with in-situ measurements

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
ISSN
0169-2046
eISSN
1872-6062
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.07.015
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Abstract

•The cooling effects of trees with different spatial arrangement was investigated at neighborhood scale.•Numerical modeling and in situ measurements were used to conduct this study.•Trees were arranged according to solar energy potential intensity on land surfaces in three vegetation arrangement scenarios.•Different spatial arrangements of trees had differentiated effects of cooling air temperature.•Different spatial arrangements of trees led to significantly different effects of sensible heat reduction.

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Landscape and Urban PlanningElsevier

Published: Nov 1, 2017

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