Urban Green Structure: Study of the relation between public space morphology and flora and fauna diversity in the city of Porto

The main objectives of this
project are:

1) Link research on urban
biodiversity and spatial character;

2) Raise greater public
awareness of biodiversity in urban areas;

3) Promote interdisciplinary
research into urban biodiversity for a better understanding of the interactions
between humans, urban biodiversity and global biodiversity;

4) Establish a connection
mechanism between researchers, planners, policy makers and citizens to improve
the integration of research findings into urban design;

Promote education in urban biodiversity and design.

  • Title Original : Estrutura Verde Urbana: Estudo da relação entre a morfologia do espaço público e a diversidade de flora e fauna na cidade do Porto
  • Website : http:///bio-diver-city.fc.up.pt
  • Project start : 2005
  • Project end : 2012
  • Funding Agency : Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
  • Location : Portugal, Porto, lat : 41.165055900000000000 - lng : -8.602815999999962000