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Title: Natural forest expansion into suburban countryside: Gained ground for a green infrastructure?
Authors: Barbati, Anna
Corona, Piermaria
Salvati, Luca
Gasparella, Lorenza
Keywords: Forest expansion
Mediterranean region
Morphological Spatial Pattern Analysis
Suburban landscape
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Barbati, A. et al. 2013. Natural forest expansion into suburban countryside: Gained ground for a green infrastructure? "Urban Forestry & Urban Greening" 12 (1): 36– 43
Abstract: Understanding patterns of natural forest expansion in rural regions under the influence of urbanization processes is crucial for integrated spatial planning across the urban-to-rural gradient. As a matter of fact, forest expansion is the only natural process that may counteract the consumption of the ecosystem capital and ecosystems services of rural lands due to uncontrolled urban sprawl. The paper addresses this topic in the paradigmatic case study of the countryside of Rome (Italy), chara
Description: L'articolo è disponibile sul sito dell'editore www.elsevier.com
DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2012.11.002
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/2336
ISSN: 1618-8667
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