Nature4Cities

Project results

You will learn more here about the work done in the scope of Nature4Cities with the level of information you need:

  • blog articles for a synthetic approach

  • Poster for a visual approach

  • Full reports for a extended approach

  • Platform tool developped based on this work

The main outcomes of Nature4Cities is a knowledge and assessment platform available

What are you interested in?

 
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Build Knowledge on NBS

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D1.1 – NBS multi-scalar and multi-thematic typology and associated database

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D1.2 – NBS Implementation Models typology

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D1.3 – NBS Project Observatory specifications

TOOLS

NBS Explorer

Discover the diversity of NBS and the challenges they help adressing

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TOOLS

Geocluster4NBS

Starting from the urban challenges you meet, it helps you getting knowledge from existing NBS projects!

 
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Assess the performance of NBS

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D2.1 – System of integrated multi-scale and multi-thematic performance indicators for the assessment of urban challenges and NBS

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D2.3 – NBS database completed with urban performance data

TOOLS

SUA TOOL - Urban Performance assessment

Nature4Cities Simplified Urban Assessment tool will help you estimate benefits related to NBS and select the most suited solutions related to your local urban challenges (climate mitigation, climate adaptation, urban water management, biodiversity, etc.).

upcoming!
 
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Assess the environmental impact of NBS

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D3.1 – Inventory and report on N4C urban flows components and system boundaries

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D3.2 – Agent Based Analysis Approaches identifying citizen agents and their behaviours for Nature based Solutions

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D3.3 –  Life Cycle Analysis goal and scope definition urban environmental indicators and Key Performance Indicators

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D3.4 – Climate resilience assessment methodology and climatic trend analysis

TOOLS

Environmental Assessment tool

Nature4Cities Environmental Assessment aims to:

- help decision support during planning phase of NBS projects for selection of NBS alternatives with the highest potential benefit and the smallest environmental footprint.

- evaluate the performance of NBS during their implementation phase as well as adverse (negative) environmental impacts during their whole life cycle

upcoming!
 
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Assess the socio-economic impact of NBS

TOOLS

NBenefit$ - Monetary assessment of NBS

NBenefitS is a Web-based (geo)tool for monetary and biophysical valuation of NBS ecosystem services

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TOOLS

EQOL scale - Quality of life assessment of NBS

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upcoming!
 
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Implement governance, business and financing models models for NBS

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Implementation Models Database

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GUIDES

Step-by-step guide on Engagement strategies and tools

This guide is a practical guide for participatory & socially inclusive Nature Based Solutions projects. It gives citizen and stakeholder engagement strategies and tools for NBS Implementation.

GUIDES

Implementation Models Handbook

This guide is supporting government officials, practitioners and project coordinators in their NBS project implementation. It is sharing case studies, tools and insights on social acceptance of NBS projects

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D5.4 - Socio-economic Assessment of NBS Implementation Models

TOOLS

Pre-selection tool

This tool will allow to select the most suitable NBS with the most suitable IM together with the cultural, social,
economic and regulatory local conditions and requirements for the successful implementation

Access all the tools in one integrated platform

 
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Field-test the tools on real NBS project

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D7.1 - N4C Field Test Management Plan

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D7.3 - Choice and definition of the case studies

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D7.4 - Data collection methodology

including AERIAL INSPECTION BY DRONES to collect, capture and generate urban data

TOOLS

Citizen's Say

this tool will allow you planning, structuring and managing collaboration and consultation processes and workflows, gathering data and analysing results

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