Synopsis session 12 – Urban infrastructure and livelihoods

Wednesday 1 October 2014 – Day 2, 5.10-6.30pm
Room 9
Chair: Ron Cox (UNSW)
Assessing the influence of vegetation cover structure on urban heat using remote sensing.
Matthew Adams*1, Peter Smith2
1Office of Environment and Heritage, Australia, 2Macquarie University, Australia
Is there any difference between the actual risks and perceived risks of recurring droughts on mined land rehabilitation in Eastern Australia?
Thanaphone Naovalath*1, Sven Arnold2, Talitha Santini1,2, Martina Linnenlucke1
1University of Queensland, Australia, 2Centre of Mined Land Rehabilitation, Australia
Impacts of tree planting on indoor heat stress in Australia
Zhengen Ren*1, Dong Chen1, Guy Barnett2, Xiaoming Wang1
1CSIRO, Australia, 2CSIRO, Australia
An Urban Inventory for Climate Adaptation Sciences.
Felix Lipkin*, John Mashford, Xiaoming Wang
CSIRO, Australia
Transpiration cooling effect as a heatwave mitigation strategy in the urban environment of Parramatta, Western Sydney
Jun Han*, Felix Lipkin, Dong Chen, Xiaoming Wang
CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
NSW Urban Green Cover Program – helping to minimise the impacts of climate change in local communities.
Suzanne Dunford
Office of Environment and Heritage, Australia
Adaptive reuse of vacant spaces in a changing climate – the case of the city of Tainan
Ming-Ching Lin*, Li-Li Chang
Department of Architecture and Urban Design College of Environmental Design Chinese Culture University, Taiwan