International Stormwater BMP Database
The International Stormwater BMP Database contains over 530 best management practice (BMP) studies, performance analysis results, tools for use in BMP performance studies, monitoring guidance, and other study-related publications.
This commercial software uses heat maps to aid in the identification of priority planting areas for tree projects.
This presentation provides guidance for using CITYGreen, i-Tree Hydro, EPA’s Stormwater Management Model, and the Western Washington Hydrology Model. The document describes each system, what inputs are needed, level of expertise required, and how outputs are generated. This resource is useful primarily as introduction to calculators.
This library on the Urban Forestry South website contains a comprehensive list of assessment tools and other resources for effective urban forestry planning. There are many other useful resources throughout the site.
This article, published in the Journal of Environmental Quality, discusses how urban forests can be managed to impact the urban water, heat, carbon, and pollution cycles. The authors present 14 studies from five continents on the ecosystem service impact of urban trees.