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CLEARING HOUSE - Collaborative Learning in Research, Information-sharing and Governance on How Urban tree-based solutions support Sino-European urban futures


Report on governance, institutional and economic frameworks of UF-NBS in China and Europe

The report summarises key findings and provides an overview and comparative perspective of relevant governance, institutional and economic frameworks in China and Europe regarding UF-NBS at different levels, including the European (e.g. guidance on nature-based solutions, and on green infrastructure), national (e.g. the Forest City Construction Action in China), regional and city level. Particular attention will be paid to multi-level and networked governance dynamics in relation to urban de-velopment, and contextual differences concerning UF-NBS governance and implementation between coun-tries/regions in Europe and China.

Review report on UF-NBS for European and Chinese resilient cities

This deliverable is the output of a review of knowledge on UF-NBS in China and Europe compiled by the CLEARING HOUSE consortium (see M1.3). The review will apply rapid review methods (Patnode et al. 2018), i.e. a structured interpretation and evaluation of the current knowledge used, to collate evidence on intended outcomes and unintended impacts of UF-NBS for urban ecosystem regeneration and human wellbeing. The review process will be done by a core group of project partners (UNIBA, HKU-SIRI, HUB, CAF-RIF, VUB, EFI, UniLodzki, LGI, CFRI, CREAF, LUKE).

Report on a novel standardised Sino-European UF-NBS typology

This deliverable will report on the nove standardised Sino-European typology for Urban Forest-Based Solutions (UF-NBS). This deliverable is based on the work in task 1.1, which will identify, describe and map UF-NBS in European and Chinese cities. This analysis will also encompass new strategies (not necessarily implemented yet) in urban planning and green infrastructure, and urban tree and forestry design on both continents. The similarities and differences between UF-NBS initiatives will be identified, and major driving forces determining them in terms of social and economic factors will be mapped out. D1.1 will be fed into the Sino-European co-design event (M3.2, month 18) and the development of the analytical framework (T1.5).

Report on the exploratory analysis of all the case studies

The deliverable describes the methods, results and conclusions of the exploratory analysis of the case study cities and city clusters, and will be used as a base for developing the screening tool and the the interdisciplinary analytical framework for the project.

Local co-design workshops synthesis report

This deliverable describes the results of the local co-design workshops, including relevant questions for research from stakeholders' perspectives, and suggestions for the analytical framework development.

Mid-term report on learning mechanisms under the 1st call

This report describes the results and outcomes of the activities selected in the first call for innovative knowledge of planning and managing UF-NBS for urban ecosystem restoration and rehabilitation.

Educational package on UF-NBS

The educational package will be developed for reaching out to school children (10-14 years) and teachers. This package will include adapted versions of the selected content delivered by the project. It will integrate with the citizen science module developed in WP3 and will collaborate with the social media efforts (particularly SnapChat, Instagram, and WeChat stories) to reach the target groups.

Guidance document for the local co-design and co-learning workshops (including local stakeholder analysis)

The guidance document will support the preparation and conduct of the workshops, including stakeholder analysis and selection. The document will be tested with some case study partner before finalisation and then be introduced to all case study partners via a webinar.

Screening tool for the exploratory case study analysis

The screening tool will encompass analytical questions from all disciplines and assign responsible research partners for their analysis.

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A glimpse into the future of exposure and vulnerabilities in cities? Modelling of residential location choice of urban population with random forest

Author(s): Sebastian Scheuer, Dagmar Haase, Annegret Haase, Manuel Wolff, Thilo Wellmann
Published in: Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 21/1, 2021, Page(s) 203-217, ISSN 1684-9981
Publisher: Copernicus Publications
DOI: 10.5194/nhess-21-203-2021

Co-design Processes to Address Nature-Based Solutions and Ecosystem Services Demands: The Long and Winding Road Towards Inclusive Urban Planning

Author(s): Corina Basnou, Joan Pino, Clive Davies, Georg Winkel, Rik De Vreese
Published in: Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, 2, 2020, ISSN 2624-9634
Publisher: Frontiers Media
DOI: 10.3389/frsc.2020.572556

Planning to Practice: Impacts of Large-Scale and Rapid Urban Afforestation on Greenspace Patterns in the Beijing Plain Area

Author(s): Jiali Jin; Stephen R.J. Shepard; Baoquan Jia; Cheng Wang
Published in: Forests, 12(3), 2021, Page(s) 316, ISSN 1999-4907
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/f12030316

Remote sensing in urban planning: Contributions towards ecologically sound policies?

Author(s): Thilo Wellmann, Angela Lausch, Erik Andersson, Sonja Knapp, Chiara Cortinovis, Jessica Jache, Sebastian Scheuer, Peleg Kremer, André Mascarenhas, Roland Kraemer, Annegret Haase, Franz Schug, Dagmar Haase
Published in: Landscape and Urban Planning, 204, 2020, Page(s) 103921, ISSN 0169-2046
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2020.103921

Carbon Pools of Berlin, Germany: Organic Carbon in Soils and Aboveground in Trees

Author(s): Scarlet Richter, Dagmar Haase, Kolja Thestorf, Mohsen Makki
Published in: Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 54, 2020, Page(s) 126777, ISSN 1618-8667
Publisher: Urban & Fischer Verlag
DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2020.126777

Green roof effects on daytime heat in a prefabricated residential neighbourhood in Berlin, Germany

Author(s): Maria Knaus, Dagmar Haase
Published in: Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 53, 2020, Page(s) 126738, ISSN 1618-8667
Publisher: Urban & Fischer Verlag
DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2020.126738

COVID-19-induced visitor boom reveals the importance of forests as critical infrastructure

Author(s): Jakob Derks, Lukas Giessen, Georg Winkel
Published in: Forest Policy and Economics, 118, 2020, Page(s) 102253, ISSN 1389-9341
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2020.102253

Creating accessible evidence bases: Opportunities through the integration of interactive tools into literature review synthesis

Author(s): Scheuer, Sebastian; Jache, Jessica; Sumfleth, Luca; Wellmann, Thilo; Haase, Dagmar
Published in: MethodsX, 8, 2021, Page(s) 101558, ISSN 2215-0161
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.mex.2021.101558

Governance models for nature-based solutions: Seventeen cases from Germany

Author(s): Aude Zingraff-Hamed, Frank Hüesker, Christian Albert, Mario Brillinger, Joshua Huang, Gerd Lupp, Sebastian Scheuer, Mareen Schlätel, Barbara Schröter
Published in: Ambio, 2020, ISSN 0044-7447
Publisher: Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien/Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
DOI: 10.1007/s13280-020-01412-x

The European Union roadmap for implementing nature-based solutions: A review

Author(s): Davies, Clive; Chen Wendy Y.; Sanesi, Giovanni; Lafortezza, Raffaele
Published in: Environmental Science & Policy, 121, 2021, Page(s) 49-67, ISSN 1462-9011
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2021.03.018

Lawns in Cities: From a Globalised Urban Green Space Phenomenon to Sustainable Nature-Based Solutions

Author(s): Maria Ignatieva, Dagmar Haase, Diana Dushkova, Annegret Haase
Published in: Land, 9/3, 2020, Page(s) 73, ISSN 2073-445X
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/land9030073

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 Belgium

Author(s): Nicola da Schio; Amy Phillips; Koos Fransen; Koos Fransen; Manuel Wolff; Dagmar Haase; Silvija Krajter Ostoić; Ivana Živojinović; Ivana Živojinović; Dijana Vuletić; Jakob Derks; Clive Davies; Clive Davies; Raffaele Lafortezza; Dennis Roitsch; Georg Winkel; Rik De Vreese; Rik De Vreese
Published in: Urban Forestry & urban Greening, 65, 2021, Page(s) 127305, ISSN 1618-8667
Publisher: Urban & Fischer Verlag
DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127305