Urban sprawl and its effect on nearby forests

  • November 2020
  • Journal Brief
  • Multiple

City next to a forest

This study contributes new findings on the impacts of urban sprawl on functionality of nearby forests.

Download the two-page journal brief here: Urban sprawl and its effect on nearby forests

This brief is adapted from the following peer-reviewed journal article: Gounaridis, D., Newell, J.P., & Goodspeed, R. (2020). The impact of urban sprawl on forest landscapes in Southeast Michigan, 1985–2015, Landscape Ecology, 35, 1975-1993.

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