Sustainability in Fort Collins: exploring the drivers of urban tree canopy and household water consumption in a growing, semi-arid city
Urbanization is occurring rapidly worldwide, with two-thirds of the global population expected to live in cities by 2050. As cities densify, proper provisioning of ecosystem services will be increasingly important to ensure high-quality lives for urban residents. Urban ecological research can assist cities in achieving sustainable development goals by focusing on the complex ways in which urban characteristics, such as land cover, building configuration, demographic composition, and resident lifestyles interact and drive patterns on the landscape. Such patterns can include housing trends, patterns ...
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