Geoffrey Donovan

Urban Forestry Research

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Donovan, Geoffrey H. and John Mills. 2014. Environmental Justice and Factors that Influence Participation in Tree Planting Programs in Portland, Oregon, U.S. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 40(2):
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Benfield, Jacob A., Gretchen N. Rainbolt, Paul A. Bell, and Geoffrey H. Donovan. 2014. Classrooms With Nature Views: Evidence of Differing Student Perceptions and Behaviors. Environment and Behavior. DOI: 10.1177/0013916513499583    »View Abstract Here«

Donovan, Geoffrey H., David T. Butry, Yvonne L. Michael, Jeffrey P. Prestemon, Andrew M. Liebhold, Demetrios Gatziolis, Megan Y. Mao. 2013.The relationship between trees and human health: Evidence from the spread of the emerald ash borer. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 44(2): 139-145.
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Donovan, Geoffrey H., Jeffrey P. Prestemon. 2012. The effect of trees on crime in Portland, Oregon. Environment and Behavior. 44(1): 3-30.    »View Study Summary«
Donovan, Geoffrey H., Yvonne L. Michael, David T. Butry, Amy D. Sullivan, John M. Chase. 2012. Comment on "Green space, health inequality, and pregnancy". Environment International. 39: 133.
Donovan, Geoffrey H., David Butry. 2011. The effect of urban trees on the rental price of single-family homes in Portland, Oregon. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 10(3): 163-168.   
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Donovan, Geoffrey H., Yvonne L. Michael, David T. Butry, Amy D. Sullivan, John M. Chase. 2011. Urban trees and the risk of poor birth outcomes. Health and Place. 17: 390-393.
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White, Rachel E., Geoffrey H. Donovan, Jeffrey P. Prestemon. 2011. Trees thwart shady behavior. Nursery Management and Production. February: 30-33.
Donovan, Geoffrey H., David Butry. 2010. Trees in the city: Valuing street trees in Portland, Oregon. Landscape and Urban Planning. 94: 77-83.  »View Study Summary«
Donovan, Geoffrey H., David Butry. 2009. The value of shade: Estimating the effect of urban trees on summertime electricity use. Energy and Buildings. 41(6): 662-668.   »View Abstract«
Donovan, Geoffrey H., Davidd Butry. 2008. The sales comparison approach to tree valuation and the value of Portland Oregon's street trees. Arborist News. August: 52-54.   »View Abstract«

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