Susca, T. (2013, July). Global and Local Benefits of the Increase in Albedo in European Cities. Paper presented at Dahrendorf Workshop: Low-Carbon Infrastructures, Co-Benefits and Land Taxation in European Cities, Berlin
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Gaffin, S., Khanbilvardi, R., Rosenzweig, C., & Susca, T. (2009, July). Development of a Green Roof Environmental Monitoring and Meteorological Network in New York City. Presented at The 17th Annual New York State ReLeaf Conference. Greening the Big Apple: Forestry from the Streets, New York City, New York, USA
Susca, T. (2012). Multiscale Approach to Life Cycle Assessment: Evaluation of the Effect of an Increase in New York City's Rooftop Albedo on Human Health. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 16(6), (951-962). ISSN 1088-1980
The urban environment is characterized by multiple interactions between its parts, and any change can determine a modification in its metabolism. Typically life cycle assessme...
Susca, T. (2012). Enhancement of life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology to include the effect of surface albedo on climate change: Comparing black and white roofs. Environmental Pollution, 163, (48-54). ISSN 0269-7491
Traditionally, life cycle assessment (LCA) does not estimate a key property: surface albedo. Here an enhancement of the LCA methodology has been proposed through the developme...
Susca, T., Gaffin, S., & Dell'Osso, G. (2011). Positive effects of vegetation: Urban heat island and green roofs. Environmental Pollution, 159(8-9), (2119-2126). ISSN 0269-7491
Monitoring the urban heat island in four areas of New York City, we have found an average of 2 °C difference of temperatures between the most and the least vegetated areas, as...