(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2010)

Document title

An inventory of trees in Dublin city centre

published at : Re-imagining the Irish foodscape

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin, Dublin, IRLANDE


This article presents an inventory of trees in Dublin's city centre, defined as the area between the Grand and Royal canals. The results show that there are over 10,000 trees in the study area representing a density of 684 trees km-2 or one tree to approximately every 50 residents of the city centre. The tree canopy extent when in full foliage was nearly 1 km2 in extent or 6% of the study area. A more detailed analysis of those trees planted along streets shows little species variation but clear distinction in the sizes of trees, which is indicative of the age of planting. These data are used to estimate the carbon stored in Dublin's trees


Thematical fascicle

published at : Irish geography / ISSN 1939-4055

Editor : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon - ROYAUME-UNI (1944)

Millesime : 2010, vol. 43, no 2 [pp. 161-176]

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : 10.1080/00750778.2010.500525

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