Publications

Publications

Read publications and deliverables produced by the UNaLab project

  • By Ryan Titley

D2.1 UNaLab ULL Framework

This report presents a scientific UNaLab Living Lab framework to be used by UNaLab front-runner cities.

  • By Ryan Titley

D2.2 Co-Creation Workshop Report

Report on the UNaLab co-creation workshops on NBS, organised in Spring 2018, in the UNaLab front-runner cities Tampere, Eindhoven and Genova.

  • By Ryan Titley

D3.1 NBS Performance and Impact Monitoring Report

Report which summarises the classification and mode of action of NBS, the selection of key indicators of NBS performance and impact, design of an NBS monitoring scheme, and baseline establishment along with a suite of measurement/monitoring methods for key indicators and metrics.

  • By Heidi Johansson

D4.2 NBS Impact Simulator and Monitor

This report provides a description of the technical aspects and the functionalities of the tool, which will support the Urban Living Lab co-creation activities and the evaluation of the implementation of NBS in the city. 

  • By Ryan Titley

D6.1 Value Chain Analysis Report

Report which analyses the value chain, the replicability and the upscaling potential of one selected NBS for each front-runner city (Eindhoven, Genova and Tampere).

  • By Ryan Titley

D6.2 Municipal Governance Guidelines

The Municipal Governance Guidelines aim to support cities in overcoming governance-related challenges in relation to the effective development of nature-based solutions.

Presentations

Presentations

Check out some of the presentations given by UNaLab partners at events and conferences

  • By Heidi Johansson

Performance Monitoring of Nature-based Solutions

Presented by Salla Leppänen, City of Tampere, at the Baltic Sea Cooperation for Climate Resilience and Urban Floods Seminar on 16 October 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Requalification Plan for the Gavoglio Barracks to Realise an Urban Park

Presented by Francesca Verardo, IRE, at the workshop on “Climate Change and Green Solutions” organised by the CMCC Foundation on 4 October 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Nature-based Solutions in Practice

Presented by Laura Wendling, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, to the Finnish Association of Civil Engineers (RIL) in October 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

NBS and Urban Ecosystem Services

Presented by Laura Wendling, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, at the BY&FOR CITIZENS Conference in September 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

NBS and Water

Presented by Laura Wendling, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, at the Transforming Cities, Enhancing Well-being: Innovating with Nature-based Solutions event on 16 May 2018.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Take a look at the peer-reviewed publications produced by the UNaLab project partners

  • By Heidi Johansson

A Taxonomy of Factors Influencing Drop-Out Behaviour in Living Lab Field Tests

Authored by Abdolrasoul Habibipour, Annabel Georges, Anna Ståhlbröst, Dimitri Schuurman & Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn. Published in the Technology Innovation Management Review in May 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Benchmarking Nature-Based Solution and Smart City Assessment Schemes Against the Sustainable Development Goal Indicator Framework

Authored by Laura Wendling, Aapo Huovila, Malin zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, Mari Hukkalainen & Miimu Airaksinen. Published in Frontiers in Environmental Science in July 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Co-creating Nature-based Solutions in EU Project Demonstration City Tampere

Authored by Maarit Särkilahti. Published in Rakennustekniikka in April 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Key Enablers of and Barriers to the Uptake and Implementation of Nature-Based Solutions in Urban Settings: A Review

Authored by Shahryar Ershad Sarabi, Qi Han, A. Georges L. Romme, Bauke de Vries & Laura Wendling. Published in Resources in June 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Managing Urban Water in a Changing Climate

Authored by Laura Wendling. Published in Rakennustekniikka in 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Microalgae Grow on Source Separated Human Urine in Nordic Climate: Outdoor Pilot-scale Cultivation

Authored by Pritha Chatterjee, Marianna Granatier, Praveen Ramasamy, Marika Kokko, Aino-Maija Lakaniemi & Jukka Rintala. Published in the Journal of Environmental Management in February 2019.

Theses

Theses

Read theses produced as part of the UNaLab project work

  • By Heidi Johansson

Assessment of Factors Influencing the Adoption and Diffusion of Nature-based Solutions in Urban Areas

Authored by Max Alberto Lopez Maciel. The Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Co-Creating Nature-Based Solutions and Green Spaces in a Nordic Municipality

Authored by Anine Drageset. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Direct and Indirect Impacts of Nature-based Solutions on Urban Heating

Authored by Bruno Miguel Rocha Augusto. The Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Floodplain Restoration to Enhance Urban Climate Change Resilience

Authored by Maria Dubovik. Aalto University School of Engineering, Espoo, Finland, 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Hulevesimittauspaikkojen Rakentaminen

Authored by Kari-Pekka Kortetjärvi. Insinööri (AMK), Rakennustekniikka ja yhdyskuntatekniikka, Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu, Tampere, Finland, 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Integration and Visualisation of Urban Sprawl and Urban Heating Indicators from Complex Data in a Context of Nature-based Solutions

Authored by Carole Simone Juliette Bodilis. The Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 2018.