vegetation

Green roofs for a wide brown land: Opportunities and barriers for rooftop greening in Australia

There is increasing public, industry and government interest in establishing green roofs in Australian cities due to their demonstrated environmental benefits. While a small number of green roofs have been constructed in Australia, most are roof gardens or intensive green roofs.
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Heat Island Effect

This website provides links to a wealth of resources on the heat island effect. The resources include over 100 presentations (as PDF's) and podcasts from 1998 through to June 2010 and is updated regularly.