USDA Forest Service

Pacific Southwest Research Station


Pacific Southwest Research Station
800 Buchanan Street
West Annex Building
Albany, CA 94710-0011

(510) 559-6300

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Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics

Urban Ecosystems and Processes

Miscellaneous Biometrics Literature


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  1. Peper, P.J. 1998. Comparison of root barriers installed at two depths for reduction of White Mulberry roots in the soil surface. In: Watson, G.W. and D. Neely, (eds). The landscape below ground II: proceedings of an international workshop on tree root development in urban soils; 1998; San Francisco. Champaign, IL: International Society of Arboriculture :82-93 - View Document [46.86 KB]

  2. Sacamano, P.L., E.G. McPherson, J. Myhre, M. Stankovich, R.C. Weih. 1995. Describing urban forest cover: an evaluation of airborne videography. Journal of Forestry. 93 :43-48 - View Document [1.1 MB]

  3. Ustin, S.L. and Q.F. Xiao. 2001. Mapping successional boreal forests in interior central Alaska. International Journal of Remote Sensing 22(9) :1779-1797 - View Document [1.35 MB]

  4. Nowak, D.J., R.A. Rowntree, E.G. McPherson, S.M. Sisinni, E. Kerkmann and J.C. Stevens. 1996. Measuring and analyzing urban tree cover. Landscape and Urban Planning. 36 :49-57 - View Document [1.17 MB]

  5. Levitt, D.G.. J.R. Simpson, C.S. Grimmond, E.G. McPherson and R. Rowntree. 1994. Neighborhood-scale temperature variation related to canopy cover differences in Southern California. 11th Conference on Biometeorology and Aerobiology. 7-10 March, 1994, San Diego, California, American Meteorological Society - View Document [405.61 KB]

  6. Linsen, L; Karis, B.J.; McPherson, E.G.; Hamann, B. 2005. Tree Growth Visualization. In: Skala, V. (ed) Proceedings of the 13th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision 2005 - WSCG 2005, UNION Agency - Science Press, Plzen, Czech Republic :8 pp - View Document [658.17 KB]

  7. Linsen, L., B.J. Karis, E.G. McPherson, B. Hammann. 2005. Tree Growth Visualization. = Download File

  8. Linsen, L., Karis, B.J., McPherson, E.G., and B. Hamann. 2005. Tree growth visualization. The Journal of WSCG 13 :81-88 - View Document [574.76 KB]

  9. McHale, M.R, I.C. Burke; M.A. Lefsky; P.J. Peper and E.G. McPherson. 2009. Urban forest biomass estimates: is it important to use allometric relationships developed specifically for urban trees? . Urban Ecosystems :12:95-113

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