Urban Forestry

David Nowak

Presented by David Nowak

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Topics in this presentation:

  • Urban Forests Vary
  • Percent Urban - 50 Years
  • Trees in City Systems
  • Carbon Storage
  • Individual Tree Storage
  • National Urban Forest Carbon Value
  • Carbon Release -Waste Wood Utilization
  • Sketch of an Urban Heat-Island Profile
  • Air Temperature and Power Use
  • Air Temperature Cooling
  • Alter Building Energy Use
  • Tree Maintenance
  • Sequestration - 1 and 2 trees
  • Multiple Generations
  • Gathering your own data
  • Management Recommendations

David J. Nowak is a Project Leader with the USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station in Syracuse, NY. His research investigates urban forest structure, health, and change, and its effect on air quality and greenhouse gases. He also leads teams developing software tools to quantify ecosystem services from urban vegetation (e.g., UFORE and i-Tree programs).