The combination of rapid urban growth and climate change places stringent constraints on multisector sustainability of cities. Green infrastructure provides a great potential for mitigating anthropogenic-induced urban environmental problems; nevertheless, studies at city and regional scales are inhibited by the deficiency in modelling the complex transport coupled water and energy inside urban canopies.
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- Environmental sciences
- urban planning
- Atmospheric modelling
- Urban Canopy Model
- Urban environmental sustainability
- Urban green infrastructure
- Water-energy tradeoff
- water resource management
- Green roofs (Gardening)--Mathematical models.
- Green roofs (Gardening)
- Water resources development--Environmental aspects--Mathematical models.
- Water resources development
- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 110-122)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Civil and environmental engineering