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Copyright: Mike Roberts How does green infrastructure help us adapt to climate change?
Captures rainwater Copyright: McCoy Wynne
Allows rainwater to soak into the ground Copyright: McCoy Wynne
Temporary or permanent storage of rainwater
Areas where rivers can naturally flood
Shade for people
Image courtesy of David Armson, University of Manchester Shade for cars!
Shade for buildings
Cooling from water ©iStockphoto.com/ pic-a-boo
Capturing & re-using rainwater
Also larger scale solutions!
Copyright: Mike Roberts No shade tree? Blame not the sun, but yourself Chinese proverb
To understand what happens to water in the River Forth
To understand the processes involved in the water cycle
Adapting to the Geography of New Orleans in 18 th & 19 th century How the climate and land affect architecture- before there were air conditioners and.
Solar House Project APES 2014.
Adapting to Climate Change The Water Sector Robert Morgan, Ph.D., P.E. Beaver Water District.
The Water Cycle.
By George. Evaporation The sun starts to evaporate the water in the water bodies like oceans, seas, lakes, ponds, and rivers. This water changes in weather.
David Hickey. We love trees because Trees soak up carbon dioxide.
What size is your carbon footprint? The Sun, wind and rain can be used to make electricity There is much more power in the weather than you think. Lets.
Xeriscaping. What Does That Mean? “SCAPING” = “DRESSING” THUS, LAND-SCAPING MEANS “DRESSING THE LAND”, AND XERI-SCAPING MEANS DRESSING THE LAND WITH.
Generating new life, investing in our future Planting trees.
Jeopardy MatterClouds Water Cycle Weather Maps Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy.
The Desert Biomes tropical and polar By: Emily Griffin.
Threats to Water Resources: Polluted Stormwater Water Resource Congress October 2014.
Chapter 9 Water Erosion and Deposition
Trees and human security: the research basis for the claim that trees can climate proof our cities Roland Ennos Faculty of Life Sciences Susannah Gill.
Wetland Soils Natures Sponges. What is a WETLAND?
7Ie The water cycle Click on part of the picture to find out more.
GROW GREEN THE GROW GREEN PROJECT Climate Change and What You Can Do!
CONVECTIONAL This type os rainfall is characteristic of hot climates The Sun heats the ground and water evapores As water vapour rises, it cools When.
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