The Urban Tree Canopy

Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne, University of Vermont; Dexter Locke and J. Morgan Grove, US Forest Service; Michael Galvin, SavATree

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In dense urban centers, a city’s treescapes (or lack thereof) have a big impact on the quality of life. A unique government and academic partnership uses Lidar and GIS technology to help communities map, assess, and monitor their urban tree canopy.

Browse this gallery of StoryMaps, web mapping apps, Python notebooks, journal articles, or other digital resources supporting the science presented in this chapter of the Esri Press book GIS for Science: Applying Mapping and Spatial Analytics, Volume 2.