Mariana Dias Baptista

Mariana's project will assess rainfall that falls through the canopy under the most common trees planted in Melbourne, in order to evaluate the impact of the selected trees on rainfall interception, bringing a better understanding of the actual effect of these variables in an urban scenario, and encouraging a better management of urban trees.

Research interests and skills

  • Urban forestry
  • Environmental planning
  • Stormwater management
  • Quantitative research

Supervisors

Associate Professor Marco Amati
Dr Ebadat Parmehr

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Rainfall interception by urban trees.

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