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The Effects of Climate Change on the Vegetation of Central European Cities *

  title={The Effects of Climate Change on the Vegetation of Central European Cities *},
  author={H. Sukopp and Angelika Wurzel},
Since the 1850s the effects of global warming have been anticipated by the rise of temperature in many big cities. In addition, vegetation changes in central European cities have been well documented. This paper explores the changing urban distribution of some ruderal herbaceous species and discusses changes in distribution and physiological changes in tree and shrub species in response to this rise in temperature. Examples of affected species covered here include Acer negundo, Ailanthus… Expand
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