Air Quality Resources

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Research and Refereed Journal Articles

  • Nowak, D.J., D.E. Crane, and J.C. Stevens. 2006. Air Pollution Removal by Urban Trees and Shrubs in the United States. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 4: 115- 123. [PDF]

Cooperative Extension and Government Publications

  • Presents the factors behind pollution removal by trees, estimates the amount of air pollution removal for three Florida cities, and presents strategies for managing urban trees for air quality improvement. 
    Escobedo, F. 2007. Urban Forests in Florida: Do They Reduce Air Pollution? FOR 128. School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. [PDF]