The relationship between tree canopy and crime rates across an urban–rural gradient in the greater Baltimore region

The relationship between tree canopy and crime rates across an urban–rural gradient in the... Highlights ► We find a strong negative correlation between tree cover and an index of crime. ► This relationship is found across an urban to rural gradient. ► The magnitude of this association is stronger on public lands relative to private. ► In a few isolated areas, crime is positively related to tree cover. ► Tree planting prioritizations should incorporate public safety concerns. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Landscape and Urban Planning Elsevier

The relationship between tree canopy and crime rates across an urban–rural gradient in the greater Baltimore region

Loading next page...
 
/lp/elsevier/the-relationship-between-tree-canopy-and-crime-rates-across-an-urban-STl8LfffTi
Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier B.V.
ISSN
0169-2046
eISSN
1872-6062
DOI
10.1016/j.landurbplan.2012.03.010
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Highlights ► We find a strong negative correlation between tree cover and an index of crime. ► This relationship is found across an urban to rural gradient. ► The magnitude of this association is stronger on public lands relative to private. ► In a few isolated areas, crime is positively related to tree cover. ► Tree planting prioritizations should incorporate public safety concerns.

Journal

Landscape and Urban PlanningElsevier

Published: Jun 15, 2012

References

  • Shade trees reduce building energy use and CO 2 emissions from power plants
    Akbari, H.
  • A hedonic valuation of urban green areas
    Morancho, A.B.
  • New estimates of the demand for urban green space: Implications for valuing the environmental benefits of Boston's big dig project
    Tajima, K.
  • Property values, parks, and crime: A hedonic analysis in Baltimore, MD
    Troy, A.; Grove, J.M.
  • Predicting opportunities for greening and patterns of vegetation on private urban lands
    Troy, A.R.; Grove, J.M.; O’Neil-Dunne, J.P.M.; Pickett, S.T.A.; Cadenasso, M.L.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create folders to
organize your research

Export folders, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off