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Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics

Urban Ecosystems and Processes

Olympic torch's ripple effect

Summary

Relevance: Greg McPherson, director of the Center for Urban Forest Research based at UC Davis, says it would take 122,000 mature trees one year to sop up the carbon dioxide and nitrogen dioxide emitted by the Olympic torch's world tour.


Years of Research:  2004

Funded by:  USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research, Davis, CA.

Cooperators:  Athens Environmental Foundation

Products / Publications:

  1. Lau, Edie. 2004. Olympic torch's ripple effect. Sacramento Bee - View Document [19.1 KB]

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