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Pollution mitigation and carbon sequestration by an urban forest

Brack, Cristopher


At the beginning of the 1900s, the Canberra plain was largely treeless. Graziers had carried out extensive clearing of the original trees since the 1820s leaving only scattered remnants and some plantings near homesteads. With the selection of Canberra as the site for the new capital of Australia, extensive tree plantings began in 1911. These trees have delivered a number of benefits, including aesthetic values and the amelioration of climatic extremes. Recently, however, it was considered that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Pollution
DOI: 10.1016/S0269-7491(01)00251-2


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