Ecohydrology of urban ecosystems

Valentina Marchionni, Roberto Revelli, Edoardo Daly

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Abstract

More than half of the world population lives in urban areas with projections showing a population increase up to 66% by 2050 (UN 2015). To accommodate the growing number of city dwellers, urban areas are expanding twice as fast as their population (e.g., Seto et al. 2012), raising concerns about sustainability and livability of cities. Given the increasing importance of urban areas in both driving and being impacted by global environmental changes, there is a rapidly growing interest in understanding their dynamics (Seto and Shepherd 2009).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDryland Ecohydrology
EditorsPaolo D'Odorico, Amilcare Porporato, Wilkinson Runyan
Place of PublicationCham Switzerland
PublisherSpringer
Chapter20
Pages533-571
Number of pages39
Edition2nd
ISBN (Electronic)9783030232696
ISBN (Print)9783030232689
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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Marchionni, V., Revelli, R., & Daly, E. (2019). Ecohydrology of urban ecosystems. In P. D'Odorico, A. Porporato, & W. Runyan (Eds.), Dryland Ecohydrology (2nd ed., pp. 533-571). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23269-6_20