publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

A Framework for Multifunctional Green Infrastructure Investment in Camden, NJ

Montalto, Franco; Denk, Danielle; Kricun, Andrew; Belliveau-Nance, Maryse; Rothstein, Eric; Rangarajan, Sri; Rahman, Shudipto; Cucchi, Anthony; O’Rourke, Shaun; Zidar, Kate; ...
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  • Published: 30 Sep 2017 Journal: Urban Planning, volume 2, page 56 (eissn: 2183-7635, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Cogitatio
Abstract
<jats:p>This study demonstrates a decision-support framework for planning Green Infrastructure (GI) systems that maximize urban ecosystem services in Camden, NJ. Seven key ecosystem services are evaluated (urban agriculture expansion, combined sewer overflow reduction, heat island reduction, flooding reduction, capacity building/green jobs expansion, fitness expansion, and stress reduction), to produce a normalized value for each service for each drainage sub-basin within the city. Gaps in ecosystem services are then mapped and utilized to geographically prioritize different kinds of multifunctional GI. Conceptual designs are developed for four site typologies: ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Städtebau, Raumplanung, Landschaftsgestaltung, Ökologie, Landscaping and area planning, Ecology, ecosystem services; green infrastructure; stormwater management; urban redevelopment, Raumplanung und Regionalforschung, Ökologie und Umwelt, Area Development Planning, Regional Research, Ecology, Environment, Urban heat island, Urban ecosystem, Environmental planning, Green infrastructure, Capacity building, Transport engineering, Engineering, business.industry, business, Urban agriculture, Ecosystem services, Cost reduction, Brownfield, stormwater management, urban redevelopment, City planning, HT165.5-169.9, ddc:577, ddc:710
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