Assessing the Carbon Footprint of Urban Master Plan

  • Sergio ZubelzuEmail author
  • Roberto Álvarez Fernández
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


In the following sections an example of the methodological approach for assessing the carbon footprint of an UMP is developed. A set of municipalities with similar characteristics have been selected with a view to limiting the scope, and the carbon footprint has been calculated for the urban planning major land uses: residential, industrial, commercial and public services


Urban Planning Emission Factor Carbon Footprint Residential Land Industrial Land 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Agroforest EngineeringUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Department of EngineeringUniversidad Antonio de NebrijaMadridSpain

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