summer sinq

  • netlogo flocking

urban trees proj

  • group proj
  • def Q - hypo
  • design study
  • collect orig data - each member must collect
  • analyze data - each member
  • table
  • graph
  • stats (include a stat test)
  • narrative

products

(need due dates)

  • interim products
  • study design (Today and Tue)
  • work plan (what person, what day)
  • data
  • analysis
  • discussion
  • final products
  • written report
  • presentation (6min)

benefits of trees

  • enrg
    • shade
    • transpire
    • reduce wind (less infilt outside air)
  • red CO_2
    • seq in wood & foliage
    • reduce demand for energy
  • imp air Q
    • abs gas poll (oz, NO, sulf diox) through leaves
    • interc particles
    • release O_2
    • reduce ozone by lowering T
  • prot water
    • roots + decomp inc water absorp (less runoff)
  • aqua hab
    • red peak flow, erosion of sediment
    • keep flow in dry season
  • provides habitat
    • connections
    • biodiv
  • social benefits
    • +prop val
    • foster safe neigh
  • benefits:
    • E sav, CO2 seq, air
  • costs

    • plant
    • prune
    • pest/dis control
    • irrig
    • infrastruc confl

    B = E + AQ + C02 + H + A (annual cost reductions) C_Y = P + T + R + D +I + S + C + L (resid trees) C_P = same + A

  • avg annual benefit

  • L tree $48-53

study ideas

  • fruit trees?
  • ivy
  • beetle infestation
  • decided on: correlation between trees/shade and people

terms

  • urb forest
  • street trees

correlation between shade and number of people in park?

  • shade or trees?
  • waterfront park
  • park blocks?