About The Author

Tyson S. Jennett is a Ph.D. student at the University of Guelph in the School of Environmental Sciences.  His main area of research is in green roof substrate development.

Applying Simple Techniques To Develop Smarter Green Roof Substrates

Urban sprawl and dense urbanization are creating problems with how we manage our stormwater.  Large areas of impermeable surfaces (i.e. paved roadways, paths, buildings, and loss of green spaces) combined with more intense and frequent storms that are expected to occur in the coming decades, has forced city developers and landscape architects to seek new