Carbon in town

Davies, Z.G., Edmondson, J.L., Leake, J.R. & Gaston, K.J. 2011. Mapping an urban ecosystem service: quantifying above-ground carbon storage at a city-wide scale. Journal of Applied Ecology 48, 1125-1134.

We demonstrate the potential benefits of accounting for, mapping and appropriately managing aboveground vegetation carbon stores, even within a typical densely urbanized European city (Examples of media coverage: BBC; Nature; New Scientist; Times of India)