• Back to nature: Norwegians sustain increased recreational use of urban green space months after the COVID-19 outbreak 

      Venter, Zander; Barton, David Nicholas; Gundersen, Vegard; Figari, Helene; Nowell, Megan Sara (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      In Oslo, as elsewhere, the COVID-19 outbreak and the following lockdown measures during spring 2020 led to increased use of urban green infrastructure. Whether this has led to more durable changes in recreation patterns ...
    • Ecosystem services mapping for municipal policy: ESTIMAP and zoning for urban beekeeping 

      Stange, Erik; Zulian, Grazia; Rusch, Graciela; Barton, David Nicholas; Nowell, Megan Sara (Journal article, 2017)
      Pollinating insects are an integral part of cities’ natural capital and perform an important ecosystem function with a high degree of relevance to many cultural ecosystem services. Consequently, pollinators serve as a ...
    • Stakeholders’ perspectives on the operationalisation of the ecosystem service concept: results from 27 case studies 

      Dick, Jan; Turkelboom, Francis; Woods, Helen; Iniesta-Arandia, Irene; Primmer, Eeva; Saarela, Sanna-Riikka; Bezak, Peter; Mederly, Peter; Leone, Michael; Verheyden, Wim; Kelemen, Eszter; Hauck, Jennifer; Andrews, Chris; Antunes, Paula; Aszalós, Réka; Baró, Francesc; Barton, David Nicholas; Berry, Pam; Bugter, Rob; Carvalho, Laurence; Czúcz, Balint; Dunford, Rob; Blancos, Gemma Garcia; Geamănăt, Nicoleta; Giucăt, Relu; Grizzetti, Bruna; Izakovičováv, Zita; Kertész, Miklós l; Kopperoinen, Leena; Langemeyer, Johannes; Lapola, David Montenegro; Liquete, Camino; Luque, Sandra; Pastur, Guillermo Martinéz; Martín-López, Berta; Mukhopadhyay, Raktima; Niemela, Jari; Odee, David; Peri, Pablo Luis; Pinho, Patricia; Blumentrath, Stefan; Fongar, Claudia; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Gundersen, Vegard; Haavardsholm, Oscar; Köhler, Berit; Lindhjem, Henrik; Nowell, Megan Sara; Often, Anders; Reinvang, Rasmus; Rusch, Graciela; Stange, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The ecosystem service (ES) concept is becoming mainstream in policy and planning, but operational influence on practice is seldom reported. Here, we report the practitioners’ perspectives on the practical implementation ...
    • Urban nature in a time of crisis: recreational use of green space increases during the COVID-19 outbreak in Oslo, Norway 

      Venter, Alexander Samuel; Barton, David Nicholas; Gundersen, Vegard; Figari, Helene; Nowell, Megan Sara (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it significant changes to human mobility patterns and working environments. We aimed to explore how social distancing measures affected recreational use of urban ...
    • Utilizing LiDAR data to map tree canopy for urban ecosystem extent and condition accounts in Oslo 

      Hanssen, Frank Ole; Barton, David Nicholas; Venter, Zander; Nowell, Megan Sara; Cimburova, Zofie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      LiDAR-based segmentation of urban tree canopies and their physical properties (canopy height, canopy diameter, 3D surface and volume) is a replicable, complementary and useful information source for urban ecosystem condition ...