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Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics

Urban Ecosystems and Processes

Characterizing Urban Forest Structure and Species Composition of Urban Forests Using High Resolution AVIRIS Data

Summary

Classification of urban tree species by physiognomic type and identification of the urban tree structure in Modesto, CA. using AVIRIS (airborne visible-infrared imaging spectrometer) data.


Years of Research:  1998-present

Funded by:  UC Davis Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, USDA Forest Service

Cooperators:  UC Davis Department of Land, Air and Water Resources

Products / Publications:

  1. Xiao, Q., S. Ustin, E.G. McPherson and P. Peper. 1999. Characterization of the structure and species composition of urban trees using high resolution AVIRIS data. In: Green, R.O., (ed). Summaries of the 8th JPL Airborne Earth Science workshop. Pasadena: California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory :451-460 - View Document [860.33 KB]

  2. McPherson E.G., G. Gonzalez, G. Monfette, R. Lorenzen. 2004. Street Trees of Los Angeles. City Trees. 90 (1): 6-12 - View Document [438.92 KB]

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