USDA Forest Service
 

Pacific Southwest Research Station

 

Pacific Southwest Research Station
800 Buchanan Street
West Annex Building
Albany, CA 94710-0011

(510) 559-6300

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Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics

Urban Ecosystems and Processes

Cooperative Research in Urban Hydrology

Summary

The role of vegetation in the protection of urban water quality and quantity was explored. The potential of incorporating the effects of urban forests on stormwater runoff into existing runoff models was examined.


Years of Research:  1996-1999

Funded by:  USDA Forest Service

Cooperators:  UC Davis Department of Geology, UC Davis Department of Land, Air and Water Resources

Products / Publications:

  1. Qingfu Xiao; E. Greg McPherson. 2009. Testing a bioswale to treat and reduce parking lot runoff. Center for Urban Forest Research, Davis, California - View Document [623.13 KB]

  2. Geiger, J.R.and S.L. Gardner. 2006. Oakland Watershed Restoration and Protection Study. Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [100.58 KB]

  3. Larsen, E.W., J. Fleckenstein and E.G. McPherson. 2001. Investigation into hydrologic modeling and the effect of urban forests on runoff quantity and quality. Davis, CA: University of California, Davis-Department of Geology

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