UNIGIS scientist presents at “Nature in the city” conference, Paris

Dr Gina Cavan attended the Natureparif 5th annual conference in Paris, France 4-7 June 2014. The Natureparif congress was organised in partnership with the Society for Urban Ecology and the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN). The conference brought together researchers, city stakeholders, and public and private sector participants involved in urban ecology projects. Dr Cavan (with co-authors Drs Aleksandra Kazmierczak and Konstantinos Tzoulas) presented research on the case for green infrastructure in Manchester, including research modelling scenarios of land use changes and implications for urban temperatures, and a framework for enhancing urban climate change resilience through greening brownfields.