Urban Forestry & Urban Greening

Papers
(The TQCC of Urban Forestry & Urban Greening is 15. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
ArticleCitations
Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the use and perceptions of urban green space: An international exploratory study380
Linking public urban green spaces and human well-being: A systematic review184
How the landscape features of urban green space impact seasonal land surface temperatures at a city-block-scale: An urban heat island study in Beijing, China113
Tree effects on urban microclimate: Diurnal, seasonal, and climatic temperature differences explained by separating radiation, evapotranspiration, and roughness effects100
Towards green roof implementation: Drivers, motivations, barriers and recommendations95
Analysis of urban green space accessibility and distribution inequity in the City of Chicago92
Effects of integration between visual stimuli and auditory stimuli on restorative potential and aesthetic preference in urban green spaces92
Remote sensing of urban green spaces: A review87
Development of a system for assessing the quality of urban street-level greenery using street view images and deep learning86
The effect of exposure to the natural environment on stress reduction: A meta-analysis86
Window view and relaxation: Viewing green space from a high-rise estate improves urban dwellers’ wellbeing83
Who benefits from urban green spaces during times of crisis? Perception and use of urban green spaces in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic81
Association between indoor-outdoor green features and psychological health during the COVID-19 lockdown in Italy: A cross-sectional nationwide study79
The physiological and psychosocial effects of forest therapy: A systematic review77
Stay home, stay safe, stay green: The role of gardening activities on mental health during the Covid-19 home confinement76
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the use of and attitudes towards urban forests and green spaces: Exploring the instigators of change in Belgium73
Sina microblog sentiment in Beijing city parks as measure of demand for urban green space during the COVID-1972
Urban heat stress mitigation potential of green walls: A review70
Equality in access to urban green spaces: A case study in Hannover, Germany, with a focus on the elderly population69
The impacts of urbanization and climate change on urban vegetation dynamics in China68
Detecting Cooling Effect of Landscape from Composition and Configuration: An Urban Heat Island Study on Hangzhou67
Outdoor recreation and nature’s contribution to well-being in a pandemic situation - Case Turku, Finland66
Aesthetic preference and mental restoration prediction in urban parks: An application of environmental modeling approach65
Quantifying landscape-metrics impacts on urban green-spaces and water-bodies cooling effect: The study of Nanjing, China64
Restorative effects of virtual natural settings on middle-aged and elderly adults61
Identifying enablers and barriers to the implementation of the Green Infrastructure for urban flood management: A comparative analysis of the UK and China61
Variance of the impact of urban green space on the urban heat island effect among different urban functional zones: A case study in Wuhan60
How do travel distance and park size influence urban park visits?59
Urban agriculture as a nature-based solution to address socio-ecological challenges in Australian cities58
Hybrid SWMM and particle swarm optimization model for urban runoff water quality control by using green infrastructures (LID-BMPs)56
Green walls for mitigating urban particulate matter pollution—A review56
Urban green space and health in low and middle-income countries: A critical review56
Particularities of having plants at home during the confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic55
Urban greenery cushions the decrease in leisure-time physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic: A natural experimental study54
Promoting sustainable carbon sequestration of plants in urban greenspace by planting design: A case study in parks of Beijing54
Perceptions of park visitors on access to urban parks and benefits of green spaces54
Green roof effects on daytime heat in a prefabricated residential neighbourhood in Berlin, Germany53
Designing parks for older adults: A qualitative study using walk-along interviews53
Reexamine the value of urban pocket parks under the impact of the COVID-1953
An evaluation of urban green space in Shanghai, China, using eye tracking53
General, stress relief and perceived safety preferences for green spaces in the historic city of Padua (Italy)53
Benefits of the ecosystem services provided by urban green infrastructures: Differences between perception and measurements53
Gardening can relieve human stress and boost nature connection during the COVID-19 pandemic51
Traits of a bloom: a nationwide survey of U.S. urban tree planting initiatives (TPIs)50
Spatiotemporal patterns of vegetation phenology along the urban–rural gradient in Coastal Dalian, China50
An optimized evaluation method of an urban ecological network: The case of the Minhang District of Shanghai50
Efficient cooling of cities at global scale using urban green space to mitigate urban heat island effects in different climatic regions48
Humanization of nature: Testing the influences of urban park characteristics and psychological factors on collegers’ perceived restoration48
A geographical detector study on factors influencing urban park use in Nanjing, China48
Spatial distributive effects of public green space and COVID-19 infection in London48
Biodiverse urban forests, happy people: Experimental evidence linking perceived biodiversity, restoration, and emotional wellbeing47
Development of the urban green space quality assessment tool (RECITAL)47
Revisiting the cooling effects of urban greening: Planning implications of vegetation types and spatial configuration46
Urban green equity and COVID-19: Effects on park use and sense of belonging in New York City45
Governance of nature-based solutions through intermediaries for urban transitions – A case study from Melbourne, Australia45
Carbon sequestration and storage potential of urban green in residential yards: A case study from Helsinki45
Association of street greenery and physical activity in older adults: A novel study using pedestrian-centered photographs45
Forest therapy can prevent and treat depression: Evidence from meta-analyses44
Research on visual behavior characteristics and cognitive evaluation of different types of forest landscape spaces43
Applying the food-energy-water nexus approach to urban agriculture: From FEW to FEWP (Food-Energy-Water-People)43
Usage and perception of urban green space of older adults in the high-density city of Hong Kong43
Accessibility of green spaces in a metropolitan network using space syntax to objectively evaluate the spatial locations of parks and promenades in Doha, State of Qatar43
Quantifying emotional differences in urban green spaces extracted from photos on social networking sites: A study of 34 parks in three cities in northern China42
Relationship between environmental factors and facial expressions of visitors during the urban forest experience42
Urban green space optimization based on a climate health risk appraisal – A case study of Beijing city, China42
Scaling up nature-based solutions for climate-change adaptation: Potential and benefits in three European cities42
Perceptions of nature-based solutions for Urban Water challenges: Insights from Australian researchers and practitioners42
Functional adaptations and trait plasticity of urban trees along a climatic gradient42
Choosing the right nature-based solutions to meet diverse urban challenges42
Promoting wildflower biodiversity in dense and green cities: The important role of small vegetation patches41
The motivation and factors influencing visits to small urban parks in Shanghai, China41
Can smaller parks limit green gentrification? Insights from Hangzhou, China41
The impact of gardening on mental resilience in times of stress: A case study during the COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore40
Urban green spaces and stress during COVID-19 lockdown: A case study for the city of Madrid40
Home gardens can be more important than other urban green infrastructure for mental well-being during COVID-19 pandemics40
Urban forest monitoring based on multiple features at the single tree scale by UAV39
Do landscape amenities impact private housing rental prices? A hierarchical hedonic modeling approach based on semantic and sentimental analysis of online housing advertisements across five Chinese me39
The microclimatic interaction of a small urban park in central Melbourne with its surrounding urban environment during heat events39
The equity of urban forest ecosystem services and benefits in the Bronx, NY39
London Plane trees (Platanus x acerifolia) before, during and after a heatwave: Losing leaves means less cooling benefit39
Green infrastructures for urban sustainability: Issues, implications, and solutions for underdeveloped areas38
Seasonal variations of park visitor volume and park service area in Tokyo: A mixed-method approach combining big data and field observations37
Gardens’ contribution to people and urban green space37
Verifying an ENVI-met simulation of the thermal environment of Yanzhong Square Park in Shanghai37
Predicting citizens’ participatory behavior in urban green space governance: Application of the extended theory of planned behavior37
Internet of Things and autonomous control for vertical cultivation walls towards smart food growing: A review36
Urban green space interaction and wellbeing – investigating the experience of international students in Berlin during the first COVID-19 lockdown36
Audio-visual interaction and visitor characteristics affect perceived soundscape restorativeness: Case study in five parks in China35
Perceived sensory dimensions: An evidence-based approach to greenspace aesthetics35
Public perception and preferences of small urban green infrastructures: A case study in Guangzhou, China35
Scale-dependent effects of urban greenspace on particulate matter air pollution35
The restorative effects of campus landscape biodiversity: Assessing visual and auditory perceptions among university students35
From the ground up: Using structured community engagement to identify objectives for urban green infrastructure planning34
What to do in, and what to expect from, urban green spaces – Indicator-based approach to assess cultural ecosystem services34
How does urban green space feature influence physical activity diversity in high-density built environment? An on-site observational study34
Advancing the green infrastructure approach in the Province of Barcelona: integrating biodiversity, ecosystem functions and services into landscape planning34
Praise for diversity: A functional approach to reduce risks in urban forests34
Environmental and social benefits, and their coupling coordination in urban wetland parks34
Intended wilderness as a Nature-based Solution: Status, identification and management of urban spontaneous vegetation in cities34
Impact of summer heat on urban park visitation, perceived health and ecosystem service appreciation34
Mapping urban tree species by integrating multi-seasonal high resolution pléiades satellite imagery with airborne LiDAR data34
Landscape characteristics of university campus in relation to aesthetic quality and recreational preference33
Spatial-temporal distribution characteristics and evolution mechanism of urban parks in Beijing, China33
Research on public health and well-being associated to the vegetation configuration of urban green space, a case study of Shanghai, China33
A data-informed analytical approach to human-scale greenway planning: Integrating multi-sourced urban data with machine learning algorithms33
Effects of brightness levels on stress recovery when viewing a virtual reality forest with simulated natural light33
Spatiotemporal fluctuations in urban park spatial vitality determined by on-site observation and behavior mapping: A case study of three parks in Zhengzhou City, China33
Factors contributing to the usage of pocket parks―A review of the evidence33
Why don’t people plant trees? Uncovering barriers to participation in urban tree planting initiatives33
Assessing city-scale green roof development potential using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) imagery32
Urban Landscape Heterogeneity Influences the Relationship between Tree Canopy and Land Surface Temperature32
Carbon Pools of Berlin, Germany: Organic Carbon in Soils and Aboveground in Trees32
China’s Green space system planning: Development, experiences, and characteristics31
Adaptation and mitigation potential of roadside trees with bio-extraction of heavy metals under vehicular emissions and their impact on physiological traits during seasonal regimes31
Maintenance of public and private urban green infrastructure provides significant employment in Eastern Cape towns, South Africa31
Quantifying the contributions of native and non-native trees to a city’s biodiversity and ecosystem services30
University campuses as valuable resources for urban biodiversity research and conservation30
Neighbourhood green space, perceived stress and sleep quality in an urban population30
Does street greenery always promote active travel? Evidence from Beijing30
Eliciting users’ preferences and values in urban parks: Evidence from analyzing social media data from Hong Kong30
Why is dense vegetation in city parks unpopular? The mediative role of sense of privacy and safety30
Effects of urban park environment on recreational jogging activity based on trajectory data: A case of Chongqing, China30
Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of Green Infrastructure in climate change scenarios using TOPSIS30
Garden city without parks: an assessment of the availability and conditions of parks in Kumasi30
Estimating aboveground biomass of urban forest trees with dual-source UAV acquired point clouds29
Mismatch of regulating ecosystem services for sustainable urban planning: PM10 removal and urban heat island effect mitigation in the municipality of Rome (Italy)29
Urban growth and topographical factors shape patterns of spontaneous plant community diversity in a mountainous city in southwest China29
How did the COVID-19 pandemic impact urban green spaces? A multi-scale assessment of Jeddah megacity (Saudi Arabia)29
Designing collaborative governance for nature-based solutions29
Spatial variation analysis of urban forest vegetation carbon storage and sequestration in built-up areas of Beijing based on i-Tree Eco and Kriging29
Temperature and air pollution reductions by urban green spaces are highly valued in a tropical city-state29
Building biodiversity into the urban fabric: A case study in applying Biodiversity Sensitive Urban Design (BSUD)29
An application of artificial intelligence techniques in prediction of birds soundscape impact on tourists’ mental restoration in natural urban areas28
Application of NDVI for identify potentiality of the urban forest for the design of a green corridors system in intermediary cities of Latin America: Case study, Temuco, Chile28
Urban Green infrastructures: How much did they affect property prices in Singapore?28
Urban forest responses to climate change: A case study in Canberra28
Soundscape components, perceptions, and EEG reactions in typical mountainous urban parks28
Integrating nature-based solutions and the conservation of urban built heritage: Challenges, opportunities, and prospects28
Urban parks, value uplift and green gentrification: An application of the spatial hedonic model in the city of Brisbane28
Bridging landscape preference and landscape design: A study on the preference and optimal combination of landscape elements based on conjoint analysis28
Mapping the urban forest in detail: From LiDAR point clouds to 3D tree models28
Large urban parks summertime cool and wet island intensity and its influencing factors in Beijing, China28
Mapping the diversity of street tree inventories across eight cities internationally using open data28
The healthy green living room at one’s doorstep? Use and perception of residential greenery in Berlin, Germany28
A systematic review of alternative protocols for evaluating non-spatial dimensions of urban parks27
Can we integrate ecological approaches to improve plant selection for green infrastructure?27
Comparing the impact of forest walking and forest viewing on psychological states27
The potential of geospatial analysis and Bayesian networks to enable i-Tree Eco assessment of existing tree inventories27
Multiscale watershed landscape infrastructure: Integrated system design for sponge city development27
Perceived influence of street-level visible greenness exposure in the work and residential environment on life satisfaction: Evidence from Beijing, China27
Exploring the interactive influence on landscape preference from multiple visual attributes: Openness, richness, order, and depth26
The right mix: Residential urban green-blue space combinations are correlated with physical exercise in a tropical city-state26
Assessing the performance of urban open space for achieving sustainable and resilient cities: A pilot study of two urban parks in Dublin, Ireland26
Is biodiversity of greenspace important for human health and wellbeing? A bibliometric analysis and systematic literature review26
Drivers of spontaneous plant richness patterns in urban green space within a biodiversity hotspot26
Do physical activity, social interaction, and mental health mediate the association between green space quality and child prosocial behaviour?26
Visitor access, use, and desired improvements in urban parks26
Guidelines for urban community gardening: Proposal of preliminary indicators for several ecosystem services (Rome, Italy)26
Assessing Machine Learning Based Supervised Classifiers For Built-Up Impervious Surface Area Extraction From Sentinel-2 Images26
Revealing the differences of urban parks’ services to human wellbeing based upon social media data26
Deep learning-based tree species mapping in a highly diverse tropical urban setting26
Benefits of implementing vertical greening in tropical climates26
Visualizing evaluation model of human perceptions and characteristic indicators of landscape visual quality in urban green spaces by using nomograms26
Impact of the quality and quantity of eye-level greenery on park usage25
Analyzing the effects of nature exposure on perceived satisfaction with running routes: An activity path-based measure approach25
Casual evaluation of the effects of a large-scale greenway intervention on physical and mental health: A natural experimental study in China25
Natural outdoor environments and subjective well-being in Guangzhou, China: Comparing different measures of access25
Spatial relationship between green view index and normalized differential vegetation index within the Sixth Ring Road of Beijing25
Which ornamental features of bamboo plants will attract the people most?25
Contributions of the quantity and quality of neighborhood green space to residential satisfaction in suburban Shanghai25
Comparative analysis of shade and underlying surfaces on cooling effect25
Keep trees for bees: Pollen collection by Osmia bicornis along the urbanization gradient25
Pull and push factors for use of urban green spaces and priorities for their ecosystem services: Case study of Vilnius, Lithuania25
Heterogeneous landscapes of urban greenways in Shenzhen: Traffic impact, corridor width and land use25
Audio-visual interactions enhance soundscape perception in China’s protected areas25
Ten years of greening a wide brown land: A synthesis of Australian green roof research and roadmap forward25
How to promote residents’ use of green space: An empirically grounded agent-based modeling approach25
A study on the impact of Visible Green Index and vegetation structures on brain wave change in residential landscape25
Psychological benefits of green exercise in wild or urban greenspaces: A meta-analysis of controlled trials25
Daytime dynamic of spontaneous expressions of pedestrians in an urban forest park25
Critical factors influencing adolescents’ active and social park use: A qualitative study using walk-along interviews24
The future urban forest – A survey of tree planting programs in the Northeastern United States24
The impact of landscape complexity on preference ratings and eye fixation of various urban green space settings24
Big cities with small green areas hold a lower species richness and proportion of migrant birds: A global analysis24
Residents’ place attachment to urban green spaces in Greater Tokyo region: An empirical assessment of dimensionality and influencing socio-demographic factors24
River-city recreational interaction: A classification of urban riverfront parks and walks24
A simple and easy method to quantify the cool island intensity of urban greenspace24
Association between green space, outdoor leisure time and physical activity24
Ecological potentials of trees, shrubs and hedge species for urban green spaces by multi criteria decision making24
An Assessment of Street Tree Diversity: Findings and Implications in the United States24
Towards the design of biodiverse green roofs in Argentina: Assessing key elements for different functional groups of arthropods23
Association between residential greenness and general health among older adults in rural and urban areas in China23
Exploring public preferences and preference heterogeneity for green and blue infrastructure in urban green spaces23
Spatial-temporal differences and evolution of eco-efficiency in China’s forest park23
Planning for green infrastructure and mapping synergies and trade-offs: A case study in the Yanshuei River Basin, Taiwan23
Complexifying the urban lawn improves heat mitigation and arthropod biodiversity23
Analyzing the impact of changing landscape pattern and dynamics on land surface temperature in Lucknow city, India23
Are greenspace attributes associated with perceived restorativeness? A comparative study of urban cemeteries and parks in Edinburgh, Scotland23
Learning from the gardeners of the oldest community garden in Seattle: Resilience explained through ecosystem services analysis23
Remote sensing for the assessment of ecosystem services provided by urban vegetation: A review of the methods applied22
Linking urban tree inventories to remote sensing data for individual tree mapping22
Do seasons matter? Exploring the dynamic link between blue-green space and mental restoration22
Investigating the barriers preventing adolescents from physical activities in urban green spaces22
Urban forests’ recreation and habitat potentials in China: A nationwide synthesis22
Testing the limitations of buffer zones and Urban atlas population data in urban green space provision analyses through the case study of Szeged, Hungary22
A global basis of urban tree inventories: What comes first the inventory or the program22
Planning urban community gardens strategically through multicriteria decision analysis22
Psychosocial outcomes as motivations for urban gardening: A cross-cultural comparison of Swiss and Chilean gardeners22
Reclamation of urban brownfields through phytoremediation: Implications for building sustainable and resilient towns22
Just weeds? Comparing assessed and perceived biodiversity of urban spontaneous vegetation in informal greenspaces in the context of two American legacy cities22
What makes urban forest governance successful? – A study among Canadian experts22
Cemeteries as public urban green space: Management, funding and form22
Advancing urban green infrastructure through participatory integrated planning: A case from Slovakia22
Linking pollinators and city flora: How vegetation composition and environmental features shapes pollinators composition in urban environment21
Adaptive planting design and management framework for urban climate change adaptation and mitigation21
Relationships between nature connectedness, biodiversity of private gardens, and mental well-being during the Covid-19 lockdown21
Spatial impacts of multimodal accessibility to green spaces on housing price in Cook County, Illinois21
Taking “social relations” as a cultural ecosystem service: A triangulation approach21
Effects of urban waterfront park landscape elements on visual behavior and public preference: Evidence from eye-tracking experiments21
Measuring visitor satisfaction toward peri-urban green and open spaces based on social media data21
Can parkland mitigate mental health burden imposed by the COVID-19? A national study in China21
The effect of place attachment and greenway attributes on well-being among older adults in Taiwan21
Green and open space factor Vienna: A steering and evaluation tool for urban green infrastructure21
The heterogeneous preferences for conservation and management in urban wetland parks: A case study from China21
Both native and invasive bark beetles threaten exotic conifers within the spa towns in the Czech part of “The Great Spas of Europe”21
The comparisons of on-site and off-site applications in surveys on perception of and preference for urban green spaces: Which approach is more reliable?20
Planting Stormwater Solutions: A methodology for siting nature-based solutions for pollution capture, habitat enhancement, and multiple health benefits20
Ethnic inequalities in green space availability: Evidence from Australia20
The urban heat island mitigation potential of vegetation depends on local surface type and shade20
Assessing the inequities in access to peri-urban parks at the regional level: A case study in China’s largest urban agglomeration20
Wealth and land use drive the distribution of urban green space in the tropical coastal city of Haikou, China20
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on green space use in Turkey: Is closing green spaces for use a solution?20
Exploring integrated design guidelines for urban wetland parks in China20
The spatial cognition of a forest landscape and its relationship with tourist viewing intention in different walking passage stages20
Quantification of carbon sequestration by urban forest using Landsat 8 OLI and machine learning algorithms in Jodhpur, India20
Air pollution removal through deposition on urban vegetation: The importance of vegetation characteristics20
Connection to nature and time spent in gardens predicts social cohesion20
Urban forest usage and perception of ecosystem services – A comparison between teenagers and adults20
Estimating CO2 balance through the Life Cycle Assessment prism: A case – Study in an urban park20
Drivers of spontaneous and cultivated species diversity in the tropical city of Zhanjiang, China20
Addressing psychosocial issues caused by the COVID-19 lockdown: Can urban greeneries help?20
Soundscape mapping for spatial-temporal estimate on bird activities in urban forests20
Influence of roadside vegetation barriers on air quality inside urban street canyons20
Urban cooling factors: Do small greenspaces outperform building shade in mitigating urban heat island intensity?19
Assessing macro-scale patterns in urban tree canopy and inequality19
Using urban landscape pattern to understand and evaluate infectious disease risk19
Pocket parks in English and Chinese literature: A review19
Public Open space, Green exercise and well-being in Chittagong, Bangladesh19
Influence of vegetation type on the ecosystem services provided by urban green areas in an arid zone of northern Mexico19
Mental health in winter cities: The effect of vegetation on streets19
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