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What triggers selective daily mobility among older adults? A study comparing trip and environmental characteristics between observed path and shortest path.

connectivity, low-speed areas and greenness on walking detour reinforce the existing evidence on older adults’ active transportation. Urban planning interventions favoring active transportation will also promote ...

Association between urban environment and mental health in Brussels, Belgium

Abstract: Background: Mental health disorders appear as a growing problem in urban areas. While common mental health disorders are generally linked to demographic and socioeconomic factors, little is known ...

Association between local airborne tree pollen composition and surrounding land cover across different spatial scales in Northern Belgium

Van Nieuwenhuyse, An; Aerts, Jean-Marie; Van Orshoven, Jos; Somers, Ben Source: Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, Volume 61 (2021) Keywords: Aerobiology Allergy NMDS Passive sampling Urban green ...

Residing in urban areas with higher green space is associated with lower mortality risk: A census-based cohort study with ten years of follow-up

residing in the five largest urban areas in Belgium (n = 2,185,170 and mean follow-up time 9.4 years). Residential addresses were available at baseline. Exposure to green space was defined as 1) surrounding ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

asthma burden and may simultaneously improve the ecological value of urban green space. Health Topics:  Biodiversity Biodiversiteit Biodiversité Santé et environnement Gezondheid en milieu Service:  ...

An evaluation of species distribution models to estimate tree diversity at genus level in a heterogeneous urban-rural landscape

the heterogeneous region of Flanders, Belgium. We stratified our research area into dominantly rural and dominantly urban areas and developed distribution models for 13 tree genera for both strata as ...

An evaluation of species distribution models to estimate tree diversity at genus level in a heterogeneous urban-rural landscape

aimed to identify the drivers and suitable methods for urban and rural tree diversity models in the heterogeneous region of Flanders, Belgium. We stratified our research area into dominantly rural and ...

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