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Approaches to Multi-Objective Optimization and Assessment of Green Infrastructure and Their Multi-Functional Effectiveness: A Review

Jia Wang, Jiahong Liu, Hao Wang, Chao Mei
2020 Water  
As a supplement and alternative to gray infrastructure, GI has multiple integrated benefits. Multi-objective GI optimization seeks to provide maximum integrated benefits.  ...  and developing integrated green–gray infrastructure are discussed.  ...  green-gray infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12102714 fatcat:yrn2chg2xfcz5glh7i66c6opde

Nature-Based Solutions for hydro-meteorological risk reduction: A state-of-the-art review of the research area

Laddaporn Ruangpan, Zoran Vojinovic, Silvana Di Sabatino, Lura Sandra Leo, Vittoria Capobianco, Amy M. P. Oen, Michael McClain, Elena Lopez-Gunn
2019 NHESSD  
The new concepts such as Ecosystem-based Adaptation, Green Infrastructure and/or Nature-Based Solutions have emerged as effective means to respond to such challenges.  ...  The present paper provides a critical review of the literature and identifies current knowledge gaps and future research prospects.  ...  Multifunctional design 2 Framework for multifunctional design • Development of a framework and methods to support multifunctional design. • Application of novel landscape design techniques. • Combining  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-2019-128 fatcat:xmr7bcin3zh6vmi6wwgvfiausm

Nature-based solutions for hydro-meteorological risk reduction: a state-of-the-art review of the research area

Laddaporn Ruangpan, Zoran Vojinovic, Silvana Di Sabatino, Laura Sandra Leo, Vittoria Capobianco, Amy M. P. Oen, Michael E. McClain, Elena Lopez-Gunn
2020 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
A NBS is a term used for innovative solutions that are based on natural processes and ecosystems to solve different types of societal and environmental challenges.  ...  The present paper provides a critical review of the literature concerning NBSs for hydro-meteorological risk reduction and identifies current knowledge gaps and future research prospects.  ...  Multi-functional 2 Framework for -Development of a framework and methods to support multi-functional design multi-functional design design -Application of novel landscape design techniques -Combining  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-20-243-2020 fatcat:6ooemqpc3ffbhmy3vmcki6zvbm

Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Spatial Green Stormwater Infrastructure Research

Lechuan Huang, Theodore Chao Lim, Shalini Misra
2022 Sustainability  
The use of vegetation and infiltration into soils to manage stormwater and water quality—called green stormwater infrastructure (GSI)—is now widely recognized as a viable alternative or supplement to the  ...  pipes and pumps of conventional, or "gray", drainage infrastructure.  ...  for other co-benefits: "We have a reasonably good understanding of the stormwater benefits, hydrologic benefits of green infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14031198 fatcat:arilziawvvde3jb3mm5znyebku

The potential of blue-Green infrastructure as a climate change adaptation strategy: a systematic literature review

Tamer Almaaitah, Madison Appleby, Howard Rosenblat, Jennifer Drake, Darko Joksimovic
2021 Blue-Green Systems  
Among BGI, the studies on blue- and blue-green roofs focused on one benefit at a time (i.e. thermal or hydrologic performance) and did not consider promoting multiple benefits simultaneously.  ...  Compared with typical Green Infrastructure (GI), and from a design perspective, many crucial questions on BGI performance, particularly on smaller urban scales, remain unanswered.  ...  Blue-Green Infrastructure (BGI) is a collective term used when blue and green applications are integrated to mitigate urbanization and adapt to climate change by providing multiple benefits for urban areas  ... 
doi:10.2166/bgs.2021.016 fatcat:ezsjlawjmnhorahluffwtddhby

Evolutionary and Holistic Assessment of Green-Grey Infrastructure for CSO Reduction

Alida Alves, Arlex Sanchez, Zoran Vojinovic, Solomon Seyoum, Mukand Babel, Damir Brdjanovic
2016 Water  
This work presents a novel methodology to select, evaluate, and place different green-grey practices (or measures) for retrofitting urban drainage systems.  ...  New tendencies are focused on decentralized alternatives in a long-term planning framework including the use of Green Infrastructure (GI), or sustainable practices (or measures), for stormwater management  ...  Conclusions This paper presents a novel methodology for optimal evaluation of different green-grey infrastructure configurations for retrofitting urban drainage systems.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w8090402 fatcat:lbmxbqsrqbdpvivxedaykdcace

Nature-based solutions efficiency evaluation against natural hazards: Modelling methods, advantages and limitations

Kumar Et Al.
2021 Zenodo  
management but also for the provision of a wide range of social and economic co-benefits.  ...  We systematically evaluate the current state-of-the art on the models and tools that are utilised for the optimum allocation, design and efficiency evaluation of NBS for five HMRs (flooding, droughts,  ...  Acknowledgments This work is carried out under the framework of OPERANDUM (OPEn-air laboRAtories for Nature baseD solUtions to Manage hydrometeo risks) project, which is funded by the Horizon 2020 under  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5534106 fatcat:ji435pdgqzhefn3u6xqbh5xtza

Multi-Scale GIS Data-Driven Method for Early Assessment of Wetlands Impacted by Transportation Corridors [chapter]

Rodrigo Nobrega, Colin Brooks, Charles OHara, Bethany Stich
2012 Application of Geographic Information Systems  
Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank the US Department of Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Administration (USDOT-RITA) for funding the research, as well as the Desoto County  ...  GIS Department for providing much of the GIS data.  ...  It is a pressing challenge for researchers and practitioners to develop and validate novel methods for transportation planning that deliver streamlined planning approaches and improved environmental benefits  ... 
doi:10.5772/50349 fatcat:7xmnyo2lqbdotchcdn6rc6i5r4

Water in the city: Green open spaces, land use planning and flood management – An Australian case study

Gemma Schuch, Silvia Serrao-Neumann, Edward Morgan, Darryl Low Choy
2017 Land Use Policy  
With increasing worldwide recognition of the influence of urban development on the hydrological functions of water, there is growing pressure for urban planning to play a greater role in water resources  ...  It has been argued that interconnected and strategically planned networks of green open spaces should be planned for early in landuse planning and design processes, with consideration of water-related  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, Project B1.2, which was funded by the Australian Government and industry partners.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.01.042 fatcat:pv74c4ycvfbwdodxxtrabyqfhu

Nature-based solutions efficiency evaluation against natural hazards: Modelling methods, advantages and limitations

Prashant Kumar, Sisay E. Debele, Jeetendra Sahani, Nidhi Rawat, Belen Marti-Cardona, Silvia Maria Alfieri, Bidroha Basu, Arunima Sarkar Basu, Paul Bowyer, Nikos Charizopoulos, Glauco Gallotti, Juvonen Jaakko (+15 others)
2021 Science of the Total Environment  
management but also for the provision of a wide range of social and economic co-benefits.  ...  We systematically evaluate the current state-of-the art on the models and tools that are utilised for the optimum allocation, design and efficiency evaluation of NBS for five HMRs (flooding, droughts,  ...  Acknowledgments This work is carried out under the framework of OPERANDUM (OPEn-air laboRAtories for Nature baseD solUtions to Manage hydrometeo risks) project, which is funded by the Horizon 2020 under  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147058 pmid:34088074 fatcat:o6ciohdx6rfljlzyfcd5gzdow4

Development and Assessment of a Web-Based National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Nature-Based Solutions and Their Social, Hydrological, Ecological, and Environmental Co-Benefits

Cyndi V. Castro, Hanadi S. Rifai
2021 Sustainability  
This research describes the development of a novel National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) system for NBS co-benefits throughout the contiguous United States.  ...  We conclude with recommendations for facilitating a shared vision of transdisciplinary technologies to strengthen the amalgamation of broad co-benefits and multi-disciplinary influences in sustainability  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank the input provided by Laura Patiño from the City of Houston Office of Recovery regarding this web application and manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su131911018 fatcat:lndd64q34bbf5ocv4euuwtvsci

Spatial Evaluation of Multiple Benefits to Encourage Multi-Functional Design of Sustainable Drainage in Blue-Green Cities

Richard Fenner
2017 Water  
Urban drainage systems that incorporate elements of green infrastructure (SuDS/GI) are central features in Blue-Green and Sponge Cities.  ...  The paper reviews a number of tools which can evaluate the multiple benefits of SuDS/GI interventions in a variety of ways and introduces new concepts of benefit intensity and benefit profile.  ...  A novel example of this kind of spatio-temporal approach to Blue-Green infrastructure design and modelling has been produced by the Urban Europe Green/Blue Cities Project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w9120953 fatcat:fvkamts56bgqvjc27e5ehcscya

An Observatory Framework for Metropolitan Change: Understanding Urban Social–Ecological–Technical Systems in Texas and Beyond

R. Patrick Bixler, Katherine Lieberknecht, Fernanda Leite, Juliana Felkner, Michael Oden, Steven M. Richter, Samer Atshan, Alvaro Zilveti, Rachel Thomas
2019 Sustainability  
towards transdisciplinary scholarship and practice sets the foundation and framework for a metropolitan observatory.  ...  To address these challenges and opportunities, we developed a conceptual framework for a "metropolitan observatory" to generate standardized long-term, large-scale datasets about social, ecological, and  ...  The relationships between urban ecology and human wellbeing is conceptualized by the "benefits" or "services" that a healthy ecosystem provides [27] , such as urban air quality, urban water quality and  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11133611 fatcat:n34cobfcnjc65kkemyeuxfftpm

Blue-green urban infrastructure in Boston and Bombay (Mumbai): a macro-historical geographic comparison

James L. Wescoat Jr., Smita Rawoot
2021 Zarch  
This study offers a macro-historical geographic comparison of blue-green urban infrastructure in the coastal cities of Boston, USA and Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India.  ...  a century of lessons in environmental performance and resilience.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The work for this publication has been made possible with the support of diverse persons, institutions and agencies.  ... 
doi:10.26754/ojs_zarch/zarch.2020154857 fatcat:dyqr5qdeinbbneq5jy2scr2c5e

Reviewing innovative Earth observation solutions for filling science-policy gaps in hydrology

Anthony Lehmann, Gregory Giuliani, Nicolas Ray, Kazi Rahman, Karim C. Abbaspour, Stefano Nativi, Massimo Craglia, Douglas Cripe, Philippe Quevauviller, Martin Beniston
2014 Journal of Hydrology  
Improved data sharing is needed for hydrological modeling and water management that require better integration of data, information and models.  ...  Technological advances in Earth observation and Web technologies have allowed the development of Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs) for improved data sharing at various scales.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the European Commission ''Seventh Framework Program'' that funded the enviroGRIDS project (Grant Agreement no.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.05.059 fatcat:hdvngkau4zf3tkws4wwdbayvyu
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