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11. Comment on "Green Space, health inequality, and pregnancy"
Published: 2/1/2012
Authors: Geoffrey Donovan, Yvonne Michael, David T Butry, Amy Sullivan, John Chase
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909606

12. Wildland Fires within Municipal Jurisdictions
Published: 1/1/2012
Authors: Douglas S Thomas, David T Butry
Abstract: Each year, wildland fires threaten structures and occupants of the wildland-urban interface (WUI). Currently, wildfire ignition estimates largely exclude ignitions originating within municipal jurisdictions, whose jurisdiction encompasses the majorit ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904004

13. Determining the Optimal Spatial Location of Shade Trees for Energy Savings: A Case Study Approach
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1719
Published: 11/22/2011
Authors: Joshua D Kneifel, David T Butry
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909762

14. Tracking the National Fire Problem: The Data behind the Statistics
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1717
Published: 11/21/2011
Authors: Douglas S Thomas, David T Butry
Abstract: The objective of this report is to support the development of descriptive statistics and associated measures of uncertainty for characterizing, tracking, and better understanding the root causes of the U.S. fire burden by identifying the relevant ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909678

15. The effect of urban trees on the rental price of single-family homes in Portland, Oregon
Published: 8/1/2011
Authors: Geoffrey Donovan, David T Butry
Abstract: Few studies have estimated the effect of environmental amenities on the rental price of houses. We address this gap in the literature by quantifying the effect of urban trees on the rental price of single-family homes in Portland, Oregon. We found th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907993

16. Enticing arsonists with broken windows and social disorder
Published: 1/6/2011
Authors: Douglas S Thomas, David T Butry, Jeffrey P. Prestemon
Abstract: Arson rates vary widely across the U.S., and much of this variation can be traced to fuel and weather factors related to ignition success and socioeconomic factors shown to influence crime rates. In criminology, it is well understood that indicators ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861635

17. Urban trees and the risk of poor birth outcomes
Published: 1/1/2011
Authors: Geoffrey Donovan, Yvonne Michael, David T Butry, Amy Sullivan, John Chase
Abstract: This paper investigated whether greater tree-canopy cover is associated with reduced risk of poor birth outcomes in Portland, Oregon. Residential addresses were geocoded and linked to classified-aerial imagery to calculate percentage tree canopy in 5 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907256

18. Economics of Egress Alternatives and Life-Safety Costs
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1109
Published: 9/30/2010
Authors: Robert E Chapman, David T Butry, Allison L. Huang, Douglas S Thomas
Abstract: Fire protection measures are needed to maintain the safety and integrity of the Nation s building stock and to limit loss of life and property when building fires do occur. Statistics published by the National Fire Protection Association demonstrate ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904933

19. Sprinkler Use Decisioning
Published: 9/30/2010
Authors: Priya D Lavappa, David T Butry
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906825

20. The effect of shade trees on summertime electricity use in Sacramento, California
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1671
Published: 9/1/2010
Authors: Geoffrey Donovan, David T Butry, Joshua D Kneifel
Abstract: Although previous studies have shown that shade trees can reduce summertime electricity use, none have compared these reductions to other common energy-conservation measures. We demonstrate that a 30-year old tree planted on the west side of a house ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903418



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