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Pacific Southwest Research Station

 

Pacific Southwest Research Station
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Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics

Urban Ecosystems and Processes

Miscellaneous Benefit-Cost Literature

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  1. McPherson, E.G. 2003. A benefit-cost analysis of ten street tree species in Modesto, California, U.S. Journal of Arboriculture 29(1): January 2003 - View Document [398.94 KB]

  2. McPherson, E.G. 1992. Accounting for benefits and costs of urban greenspace. Landscape and Urban Planning. 22 :41-51 - View Document [900.74 KB]

  3. McPherson, E.G. 2004. Benefits of Trees: Watershed, energy, and air. Arborist News. 13(6): 29-35 - View Document [623.26 KB]

  4. McPherson, E.G. 2004. Benefits of trees: Watershed, energy, and air. Arborist News. 13(6) :29-35 - View Document [5.76 MB]

  5. McPherson, E.G. 1993. Evaluating the cost effectiveness of shade trees for demand-side management. The Electricity Journal. 6(9) :57-65 - View Document [917.36 KB]

  6. Geiger, J.R. 2003. Is all your rain going down the drain?. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 4p. Research summary - View Document [707.4 KB]

  7. McPherson, E.G. 1995. Net benefits of healthy and productive urban forests. In: Bradley, G.A., (ed). Urban forest landscapes: integrating multidisciplinary perspectives. Seattle: University of Washington Press :180-194 - View Document [1.1 MB]

  8. McPherson, E.G. 2001. New advances in quantifying the environmental benefits of trees. In: Kollin, C. (ed). Investing in natural capital: proceedings of the 2001 national urban forest conference; 2001 September 5-8; Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.: American Forests :20-22 - View Document [267.75 KB]

  9. McPherson, E.G. and J.R. Simpson. 2003. Potenial energy savings in buildings by an urban tree planting programme in California. Urban & Fischer Verlag - View Document [2.47 MB]

  10. McPherson, E.G., D. Nowak, G. Heisler, S. Grimmond, C. Souch, R. Grant, and R.A. Rowntree. 1997. Quantifying urban forest structure, function, and value: the Chicago urban forest climate project. Urban Ecosystems. 1 :49-61 - View Document [996.57 KB]

  11. McPherson, E.G., D. Nowak, G. Heisler, S. Grimmond, C. Souch, R. Grant and R. Rowntree. 1995. Results of the Chicago urban forest climate project. In: Kollin, C. (ed). Proceedings of the 7th national urban forest conference; 1995 September 12-16; New York. Washington, D.C.: American Forests :85-88 - View Document [401.72 KB]

  12. McPherson, E.G. and S. Biedenbender. 1991. The cost of shade: cost-effectiveness of trees versus bus shelters. Journal of Arboriculture. 17(9) :233-242 - View Document [728.13 KB]

  13. McPherson, E.G. 2005. Trees with benefits. American Nurseryman. 201(7) :34-40 - View Document [631.5 KB]

  14. McPherson, E.G. 3-Aug. Urban Forestry: Benefits and drawbacks of city trees. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [5.61 MB]

  15. McPherson, E.G. 1996. Urban forest landscapes: how greenery saves greenbacks. In: Wagner, C., (ed). 1996. Annual meeting proceedings. Washington, D.C.: American Society of Landscape Architects :27-29 - View Document [319.73 KB]

  16. McPherson, E.G., S.E. Maco, J.R. Simpson, P.J. Peper, Q. Xiao, A.M. VanDerZanden and N. Bell. 2002. Western Washington and Oregon Community Tree Guide: Benefits, Costs, and Strategic Planting. Silverton, OR: International Society of Arboriculture, Pacific Northwest - View Document [2.93 MB]

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