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Ecosystem Health and Sustainability, ISSN 2096-4129, 12/2020, Volume 6, Issue 1, p. 1743206
Introduction: Although Brownfield greening (BG) can be a crucial solution to green space deficiency in dense urban areas, the potential benefits of different... 
green space | Brownfield greening | ecosystem service value | urban regeneration | urban sustainable development | SPECIES-DIVERSITY | VEGETATION STRUCTURE | URBAN | CLIMATE-CHANGE | CITIES | DEVELOPMENT GOALS | REDEVELOPMENT | SPACE | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | IMPACT | SOFT REUSE | ECOLOGY | brownfield greening
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Catena, ISSN 0341-8162, 11/2020, Volume 194, p. 104673
•Wastes/technic materials are present in urban topsoils.•Technological materials cause microbial and metallic contamination of urban soils.•The highest risk... 
Soil quality | Anthropization | Public green spaces (PGS) | Trace elements | Biological indicators | Health risk
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Acta astronautica, ISSN 0094-5765, 11/2020, Volume 176, pp. 33 - 39
The Arctic has become an area of particular relevance, where manifold interests meet with particular challenges, such as the harsh environment, a limited... 
Space activities | Earth observation | Arctic | Sustainable development
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Landscape and urban planning, ISSN 0169-2046, 10/2020, Volume 202, p. 103868
•Linkage between residential green space and Asian children with AR.•A 9-year nationwide cohort database in Taiwan was conducted as a representative.•Green... 
Normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) | Asian children | Cohort study | Urban climate | Allergic rhinitis (AR) | Residential green space
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Applied energy, ISSN 0306-2619, 10/2020, Volume 275, p. 115096
•A generic method for characterising energy flexibility is developed.•It is applied to characterise the energy flexibility of water towers and buildings.•The... 
State space model | Stochastic differential equations | Energy flexibility | Demand response | Flexibility function
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Urban forestry & urban greening, ISSN 1618-8667, 10/2020, Volume 54, p. 126761
....•Soil ROC, enzyme activity and pH are primary factors controlling SOC mineralization.•SOC stored in lawn soils is less susceptible to climate warming... 
SOC mineralization | Temperature sensitivity | Urban park green space | Incubation temperature | LOC fraction
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Applied thermal engineering, ISSN 1359-4311, 09/2020, Volume 178, p. 115590
.... building energy efficiency improvements or climate change induced temperature changes. The RMSQ error was <19... 
Cities | District heating | Piping heat losses | Space heating | Head demand model
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Energy and buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 09/2020, Volume 223, p. 110170
•New methodology for early design of cost-optimal zero-energy lightweight construction.•Multi-Objective Parametric Analysis is incorporated to inform design... 
Building performance | Urban densification | Roof stacking | Multi-objective optimization | Solution space | Simulation
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Solar energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 09/2020, Volume 207, pp. 1 - 9
[Display omitted] •Fixed function building spaces increase discomfort and energy consumption.•Metal roof house is an archetype in North-East India due to its... 
Passive design affordance | Climate | Architectural space | Synergy | Parametric strategy | Lifestyle function
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Journal of Building Engineering, ISSN 2352-7102, 09/2020, Volume 31, p. 101435
... efficiency of the SPW are studied numerically under different climates and structures. The influence of flow velocity and flow path on the performance of SPW is also investigated... 
Pipe-embedded external wall | Numerical simulation | Natural energy | Building energy efficiency | Space cooling/heating
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Land use policy, ISSN 0264-8377, 09/2020, Volume 97, p. 104785
•The value of GI arises from its substantial consolidation of ideas rather than from entirely new arguments.•Through the socio-economic perspective, GI has the... 
Spacial planning | Ecosystem services | Green infrastructure | Sustainable development | Urban green spaces
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International journal of remote sensing, ISSN 0143-1161, 08/2020, Volume 41, Issue 16, pp. 6071 - 6088
Forests and afforestation have significant importance, given the present course of World's climate resulting from our insensitive behaviours, policies, ambitions, etc... 
Forests | Flood control | Countries | Environmental policy | Desertification | Forest management | Remote sensing | Japanese space program | Maps | Classification | Synthetic aperture radar | Natural resources | Dams | Watersheds | Aeronautics | Satellite sensing | Rivers | Afforestation | Imagery | Hydroelectric power | Satellite imagery | Satellites | Aridity | Reservoirs | Rehabilitation | Resource management | Hydroelectric dams | Image classification
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Ecological Economics, ISSN 0921-8009, 08/2020, Volume 174, p. 106665
A socio-hydrological model is used to forecast future conditions in a river basin arising from changes in climate and the economy in order to learn about macroeconomic conditions that would yield... 
Future projections | Values and preferences | Safe operating space | Sustainable development | Socio-hydrology | ENVIRONMENTAL-HEALTH | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | EVOLUTION | ECOLOGY | ECONOMICS | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | MURRUMBIDGEE RIVER-BASIN | WATER
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Globalisation, societies and education, ISSN 1476-7724, 08/2020, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp. 435 - 448
... surrounding massive dissent; and beginning in the UK but quickly gaining traction in other countries, the Extinction Rebellion draws public eye to global climate... 
higher education | student activism | spaces of autonomy | social movements in Japan | Social environment | Activism | Networking | Social activism | Social networks | Case studies | Masses | Apathy | Social research | Music | Contextual factors | College students | Internet | Social context | Autonomy
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Ecological modelling, ISSN 0304-3800, 08/2020, Volume 429, p. 108974
[Display omitted] •Biodiversity is determined by biological and environmental factors, plant community species adaptation and the difference in water... 
Diversity theory | Water potential impedance model | Community assembly | Water-limited ecosystems | Water niche model | BIODIVERSITY | SPECIES-AREA RELATIONSHIPS | NICHE DIFFERENTIATION | ABUNDANCE | SPACE | COMMUNITY | COMPETITION | DYNAMICS | ECOLOGY | NEUTRAL THEORY | CLIMATE
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Sustainable Cities and Society, ISSN 2210-6707, 08/2020, Volume 59, p. 102216
.... Under the warming climate, providing thermal comfort to large urban population in city open spaces has become an important research topic... 
Urban | Support vector machine (SVM) | Physiological parameters | Machine learning | Skin temperature | Environment | Outdoor thermal comfort | MICROCLIMATE | GREEN & SUSTAINABLE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | SPACES | ENERGY & FUELS | PERFORMANCE | PATTERNS | URBAN PARK | MODEL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | SENSATION | INDEX
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