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Urban Trees can retain rainfall in their crowns, delay stormwater runoff, increase the infiltration capacity of urban soils, and provide transpiration for additional stormwater storage.

Eric Kuehler, Jon Hathaway, Andrew Tirpak

Kuehler, E., Hathaway, J., and Tirpak, A. (2017). Quantifying the benefits of urban forest systems as a component of the green infrastructure stormwater treatment network. Ecohydrology.

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