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Green roofs for biodivresity in new urban development in China


Ref: EIDPR041
Type: Scoping
Project Leader: Dr Nigel Dunnett
Lead Institution: University of Sheffield
Host Country Institutions: Tsinghua University
Start Date: 2005-11-15
End Date: 2005-11-21
Funding: £2,380.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: china
Purpose: To help advise and cooperate on a vegetation screening programme for green roof use, drawing upon native plant species, and native dry meadow plant communities where possible and to apply research methodologies developed in western countries to assess the biodiversity value of green roofs in China urban development, particularly in terms of plant diversity, invertebrates support and bird nesting.
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