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Hui, N., Liu, X., Kotze, D. J., Jumpponen, A., Francini, G. & Setala, H. 2017. Ectomycorrhizal Fungal Communities in Urban Parks Are Similar to Those in Natural Forests but Shaped by Vegetation and Park Age. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 83, 23. DOI 10.1128/AEM.01797-17

Prass, M., Vrezec, A., Setala, H. & Kotze, D. J. 2017. The matrix affects carabid beetle assemblages in linear urban ruderal habitats. Urban Ecosystems 20: 971-981. DOI 10.1007/s11252-017-0650-9

Silvennoinen, S., Taka, M. K., Yli-Pelkonen, V. J., Koivusalo, H., Ollikainen, M. M. O. & Setälä, H. M. 7 2017. Monetary value of urban green space as an ecosystem service provider: A case study of urban runoff management in Finland. Ecosystem Services 28 (Part A): 17-27. DOI 10.1016/j.ecoser.2017.09.013

Setälä, H. M., Francini, G., Allen, J. A., Jumpponen, A., Hui, N. & Kotze, D. J. 2017. Urban parks provide ecosystem services by retaining metals and nutrients in soils. Environmental Pollution 231: 451-461. DOI 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.08.010

Yli-Pelkonen, V. J., Scott, A. A., Viippola, J. V. & Setälä, H. M. 10 2017. Trees in urban parks and forests reduce O3, but not NO2 concentrations in Baltimore, MD, USA. Atmospheric Environment 167: 73-80. DOI 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.08.020

Yli-Pelkonen, V. J., Viippola, J. V., Kotze, D. J. & Setälä, H. M. 10 2017. Greenbelts do not reduce NO2 concentrations in near-road environments. Urban Climate 21: 306-317. DOI 10.1016/j.uclim.2017.08.005

Collins, S., Kuoppamäki, K., Kotze, D. J. & Lü, X. 2017. Thermal behavior of green roofs under Nordic winter conditions. Building and Environment 122: 206-214. DOI 10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.06.020

Epp Schmidt, D. J., Pouyat, R., Szlavecz, K., Setälä, H., Kotze, D. J., Yesilonis, I., Cilliers, S., Hornung, E., Dombos, M. & Yarwood, S. A. 2017. Urbanization erodes ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity and may cause microbial communities to converge. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1, 9 p., 0123. DOI  

Taka, M., Kokkonen, T., Kuoppamaki, K., Niemi, T., Sillanpaa, N., Valtanen, M., Warsta, L. & Setala, H. 15 2017. Spatio-temporal patterns of major ions in urban stormwater under cold climate. Hydrological Processes 31: 1564-1577. DOI 10.1002/hyp.11126

Valtanen, M., Sillanpaa, N. & Setala, H. 2017. A large-scale lysimeter study of stormwater biofiltration under cold climatic conditions. Ecological Engineering 100: 89-98. DOI 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2016.12.018

Pouyat, R., Setälä, H., Szlavecz, K., Yesilonis, I. D., Cilliers, S., Hornung, E., Yarwood, S., Kotze, D. J., Dombos, M., McGuire, M. & Whitlow, T. 2017. Introducing GLUSEEN: A New Open Access and Experimental Network in Urban Soil Ecology. Journal of urban Ecology 3, 1, jux002. DOI 10.1093/jue/jux002

Hui, N., Jumpponen, A., Francini, G., Kotze, D. J., Liu, X., Romantschuk, M. L., Strömmer, R. H. & Setälä, H. M. 1 2017. Soil microbial communities are shaped by vegetation type and park age in cities under cold climate. Environmental Microbiology 19: 1281–1295. DOI 10.1111/1462-2920.13660

Tanhuanpää, T., Kankare, V., Setälä, H., Yli-Pelkonen, V., Vastaranta, M., Niemi, M. T., Raisio, J. & Holopainen, M. 2017. Assessing above-ground biomass of open-grown urban trees: A comparison between existing models and a volume-based approach. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 21: 239-246. DOI 10.1016/j.ufug.2016.12.011



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