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 Publications

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Products / Publications:

  1. Morgan, Robin, et. al. 1989. A Technical Guide to Community and Urban Forestry in Washington, Oregon and California. World Forestry Center: Portland, OR. 49p - View Document [192.72 KB]

  2. Pickett, S.T.A., W.R. Burch, Jr., S.E. Dalton, T.W. Foresman, J.M. Grove and R.A. Rowntree. 1997. A conceptual framework for the study of human ecosystems in urban areas. Urban Ecosystems. 1 :185-199

  3. Geiger, J.R. January, 2005. Air Pollution Control - The Tree Factor. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 8p. Research update - View Document [712.36 KB]

  4. Morgan, Robin. 1989. An Introductory Guide to Community and Urban Forestry in Washington, Oregon and California. World Forestry Center: Portland, OR. 25p - View Document [4.19 MB]

  5. Geiger, J.R. August, 2004. Are you struggling ""selling"" large trees to your community?. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News Brief - View Document [173.94 KB]

  6. Maco, S.E. 2003. Assessing Your Street Tree Resource: Tools and Techniques. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [4.88 MB]

  7. Maco, S.E. and E.G. McPherson. 2002. Assessing canopy cover over streets and sidewalks in street tree populations. Journal of Arboriculture 28(6): November 2002 - View Document [114.51 KB]

  8. McPherson, E.G. , J.R. Simpson, Q. Xiao, P.J. Peper, and S.E. Maco. 2003. Benefit-Cost Analysis of Fort Collins' Municipal Forest. Internal Report. CUFR-2. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research, Center for Urban Forest Research. 2 :1-39 - View Document [2.5 MB]

  9. McPherson, E.G. and J.R. Simpson. 2001. Benefits and costs of LADWP's. Davis, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [1.18 MB]

  10. McPherson, E.G., J.R. Simpson, P.J. Peper and Q. Xiao. 2001. Benefits and costs of Santa Monica's urban forest. Davis, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest research station, center for urban forest research - View Document [254.95 KB]

  11. McPherson, E.G. 2005. Boulder's Municipal Forest Assessment. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; swf - View Document [7.32 MB]

  12. Geiger, J.R. 2001. California Energy Study: Frequently Asked Questions. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 1p - View Document [201.47 KB]

  13. Geiger, J. R. May, 2004. Can Community Trees be Capital Assets?. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [185.46 KB]

  14. E. Gregory McPherson. Winter 2008. Capturing carbon in your community: New reporting protocol for tree planting projects. Western Arborist - View Document [< 1 KB]

  15. Jo, H.-K. and E.G. McPherson. 1995. Carbon storage and flux in urban residential greenspace. Journal of Environmental Management. 45 :109-133 - View Document [1.63 MB]

  16. Geiger, J.R. January 2007. Center News Brief January 2007. - View Document [281.04 KB]

  17. Center for Urban Forest Research. Spring 2009. Center News Brief Spring 2009. Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [108.51 KB]

  18. Crowell, A.M.N., McPherson, E.G. Spring 2010. Center News Brief Spring 2010. Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [191.57 KB]

  19. Center for Urban Forest Research. Summer 2008. Center News Brief Summer 2008 . - View Document [218.97 KB]

  20. Center for Urban Forest Research. Summer 2009. Center News Brief Summer 2009. Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [101.98 KB]

  21. Crowell, A.M.N., McPherson, E.G. Summer 2010. Center News Brief Summer 2010. Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [139.83 KB]

  22. Center for Urban Forest Research. Winter 2008. Center News Brief Winter 2008. - View Document [181.65 KB]

  23. Vargas, K.E., E.G. McPherson, J.R. Simpson, P.J. Peper, S.L. Gardner, J. Ho, Q. Xiao. 2006. City of Albuquerque, New Mexico Municipal Forest Resource Analysis. Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [1.78 MB]

  24. Maco, S.E., E.G. McPherson, J.R. Simpson, P.J. Peper, and Q. Xiao. 2005. City of Berkeley, California municipal tree resource analysis. Internal Report CUFR-8. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research, Center for Urban Forest Research. 8 :1-50 - View Document [1.07 MB]

  25. Peper, P.J., E.G., McPherson, J.R. Simpson, S.E. Maco, and Q. Xiao. 2004. City of Bismarck, North Dakota Street Tree Resource Analysis. Internal Report CUFR-5. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research, Center for Urban Forest Research. 5 :1-64 - View Document [2.66 MB]

  26. Peper, P.J., McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Gardner, S.L., Vargas, K.E., Xiao, Q. June 2007. City of Boise, Idaho, Municipal Forest Research Analysis. Internal Report - View Document [1.43 MB]= Download File

  27. E. G. McPherson, J.R. Simpson, P.J. Peper, S.L. Gardner, K.E. Vargas, J. Ho, and Q. Xiao. September, 2005. City of Boulder, Colorado Municipal Tree Resource Analysis. Internal Report CUFR 10. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research, Center for Urban Forest Research. 10 :1-57 - View Document [1.94 MB]

  28. E. G. McPherson, J.R. Simpson, P.J. Peper, S.L. Gardner, K.E. Vargas, J. Ho, S. Maco, and Q. Xiao. 2006. City of Charleston, South Carolina Municipal Forest Resource Analysis. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research, Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [1.4 MB]

  29. E. G. McPherson, J.R. Simpson, P.J. Peper, S.L. Gardner, K.E. Vargas, J. Ho, S. Maco, and Q. Xiao. 2005. City of Charlotte, North Carolina Municipal Forest Resource Analysis. Internal Report CUFR 10. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research, Center for Urban Forest Research. 10 :1-57 - View Document [1.12 MB]

  30. Peper, P.J. E.G. McPherson, J.R. Simpson, S.E. Maco, and Q. Xiao. 2004. City of Cheyenne, Wyoming Municipal Tree Resource Analysis. Internal Report CUFR-4. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research, Center for Urban Forest Research. 4 :1-62 - View Document [364.01 KB]

  31. McPherson, E.G., J. R. Simpson, P. J. Peper, S. E. Maco, Q. Xiao. 2005. City of Glendale, Arizona Municipal Forest Resource Analysis. Internal Report CUFR-7. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research, Center for Urban Forest Research. 7 :1-47 - View Document [376.67 KB]

  32. Vargas KE, McPherson EG, Simpson JR, Peper PJ, Gardner SL, Xiao Q. November 2007. City of Honolulu, Hawaii, Municipal Forest Resource Analysis. Internal report - View Document [1.12 MB]

  33. Peper, P.J.; McPherson, E.G.; Simpson, J.R.; Vargas, K.E.; Xiao, Q. April 2008. City of Indianapolis, IN, Municipal Forest Resource Analysis. Internal Technical Report - View Document [1.49 MB]

  34. E.G. McPherson, J.R. Simpson, P.J. Peper, Maco, S.E., Gardner, S.L., Vargas, K.E., Cozad, S., and Q. Xiao . 2005. City of Minneapolis, Minnesota Municipal Tree Resource Analysis. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research, Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [1.12 MB]

  35. Peper, P.J.; McPherson; E.G., Simpson, J.R.; Xiao, Q. December 2009. City of Orlando, Florida municipal forest resource analysis. PDF = Download File

  36. Maco, S., McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao. December 2003. City of San Francisco, CA, Street Tree Resource Analysis. - View Document [1.83 MB]

  37. Kadota, M., D. Kerr, J. Fites, E. G. McPherson. 2005. Collaboration on Hazardous Fuel Treatment Projects for Community Protection-Incline Village, Nevada. Internal Report. CUFR-10. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research. 10: 1-9 - View Document [1.15 MB]

  38. Peper, P.J. and E.G. McPherson. 1998. Comparison of five methods for estimating leaf area index of open-grown deciduous trees. Journal of Arboriculture. 24(2) :98-111 - View Document [281.41 KB]

  39. Peper, P.J. and E.G. McPherson. 1998. Comparison of four foliar and woody biomass estimation methods applied to open-grown deciduous trees. Journal of Arboriculture. 24(4) :191-200 - View Document [1.96 MB]

  40. 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]

  41. Geiger, J.R. February, 2003. Demo of New Computer Fire Tool is a Big Hit. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [95.7 KB]

  42. 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]

  43. Geiger, J.R. March, 2003. Dr. McPherson Presentation - March 18 during an urban heat island conference call. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [76.17 KB]

  44. Geiger, J.R. September, 2003. Dr. McPherson Presents Educational Session at APWA Congress. Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [104.43 KB]

  45. Geiger, J.R. September, 2003. Dr. McPherson presents educational session at APWA Congess. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. NewsLetter - View Document [882.64 KB]

  46. McPherson, E.G., J. Muchnick. 2005. EFFECTS OF STREET TREE SHADE ON ASPHALT CONCRETE PAVEMENT PERFORMANCE. Journal of Arboriculture. 31(6) :303-310 - View Document [138.18 KB]

  47. Geiger, J.R. 2002. EcoSmart - A precision landscape evaluation & design tool. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 1p. Computer model summary - View Document [44.95 KB]

  48. Center for Urban Forest Research. 2009. EcoSmart Demo Movie - short. Center for Urban Forest Research, Davis, California = Download File

  49. McPherson, E.G. and J.R. Simpson. 2001. Effects of California's urban forests on energy use and potential savings from large-scale tree planting. Davis, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [2.71 MB]

  50. McPherson, E.G., G. Gonzalez, G. Monfette, and R. Lorenzen. 2003. Expanding Street Tree Canopy Cover and Repairing Sidewalks in the City of Los Angeles. Western Arborist. 29 (3): 22-25 - View Document [621.47 KB]

  51. de Jong, L. 2003. Fire hazard assessment of South Lake Tahoe. Fire Management Today :63(2) - View Document [54.03 KB]

  52. Geiger, J.R. August, 2004. FireWise is the new computer tool to make your home safe. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [163.83 KB]

  53. Center for Urban Forest Research. 2003. Firewise Poster - portait. Center for Urban Forest Research, Davis, California - View Document [166.17 KB]

  54. Geiger, J.R. 1982. Funding your urban forestry programs using creative financing techniques. In: Proceedings of the second California Symposium on Urban Forestry, Pomona, CA, Jan., 1982. University of California-Berkeley, Cooperative Extension-Forestry. pp 52-58 - View Website

  55. McPherson, E.G. 2006. Getting More than We Pay For: A Research Update on the Center for Urban Forest Research. American Public Works Association Reporter - View Document [835.32 KB]

  56. Geiger, J.R. 2004. Getting Your Parcel Firesafe - New Research and a Computer Tool You Should Know About. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; ppt., 94. Speech - View Document [4.77 MB]

  57. McPherson, E.G. 2003. Getting the Funding You Need. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [1.45 MB]

  58. Geiger, J.R. 2002. Green plants or power plants?. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 4p. Research summary - View Document [1.12 MB]

  59. Kadota, M., D. Kerr, J. Fites, E. G. McPherson. 2005. Hazardous Fuel Treatment Projects for Community Protection-Shingletown, California. Internal Report CUFR-9. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research. 9: 1-10 - View Document [611.94 KB]

  60. Dr. James R. Fazio, Editor. 2010. How trees can retain stormwater runoff. Tree City U.S.A. Bulletin No. 55., Arbor Day Foundation, Nebraska City, NE - View Document [5.21 MB]

  61. Simpson, J.R. and E.G. McPherson. 1995. Impact evaluation of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's shade tree program. Davis, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research

  62. Simpson, J.R. 2002. Improved estimates of tree shade effects on residential energy use. Energy and Buildings 34(10) - View Document [127.29 KB]

  63. de Jong, L. 2002. Improving Fire Hazard Assessment at the Urban-Wildland Interface: Case Study in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Davis, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [767.17 KB]

  64. Jo, H.-K. and E.G. McPherson. 2001. Indirect carbon reduction by residential vegetation and planting strategies in Chicago, USA. Journal of Environmental Management. 61 :165-177 - View Document [142.86 KB]

  65. Geiger, J.R. 1977. Inventorying the urban forest. Paper presented at the Forest Products Research Society annual meeting, Toronto, Ontario, 1976. Colorado Satate Forest Service, Forest Management. Information Series no. 13. 5 p - View Website

  66. Geiger, J.R. 2004. Is all of Your Rain Going Down the Drain?. From the Ground Up. Volume 5, No.3: 10-11 - View Document [210.05 KB]

  67. Geiger, J.R. October, 2003. Is all your rain going down the drain?. Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [109.24 KB]

  68. 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]

  69. 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]

  70. E. Gregory McPhersona, James R. Simpsona, Qingfu Xiaob, Chunxia Wu. 2010. Million trees Los Angeles canopy cover and benefit assessment. Landscape and Urban Planning :Landscape and Urban Planning 99 (2011) 40–50 - View Document [< 1 KB]

  71. McPherson, E.G., James R. Simpson, Paula J. Peper. 2005. Municipal Forest Benefits and Costs in Five US Cities. Journal of Forestry - View Document [266.95 KB]

  72. McPherson,E.G . 2008. National Elm Trial: Report from Northern California. Western Arborist :35(3) - View Document [351.06 KB]

  73. 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]

  74. Geiger, J.R. May, 2002. New Tree Guide Demonstrates Cost-Effectiveness of Community Trees. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [10.63 KB]

  75. Geiger, J.R. May, 2003. New Tree Guide for Cold and Snowy Climate Region. Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [141.42 KB]

  76. Peper, P.J.; McPherson, E.G.; Simpson, J.R.; Gardner, S.L.; Vargas, K.E.; Xiao, Q. April 2007. New York City, New York Municipal Forest Resource Analysis. Internal Report - View Document [1.37 MB]= Download File

  77. McPherson, E.G. 2004. Parking lots and ordinance compliance. Western Arborist 30(4) :30-32 - View Document [190.61 KB]

  78. Evans, D.D., Rehm, R.G., Baker, E.S., McPherson, E.G., Wallace, J.B. 2004. Physics-based modeling of community fires, Proceedings 10th International Fire Science and Engineering Conference. (Interflam 2004), 5-7 July 2004, Edinburgh, Scotland, Interscience Communications Ltd, London, UK, (CD-ROM)

  79. Geiger, J.R., M. Johnson, M. Kleinman, and H. Voege. 2002. Planting the Seeds of Success - Marketing the community forest. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 34p. Community handbook - View Document [1.78 MB]

  80. Rodbell, P., E.G. McPherson, J.R. Geiger. 1991. Planting the urban desert. Urban Forest 11(3):8-10 - View Website

  81. Simpson, J.R. and E.G. McPherson. 1996. Potential of tree shade for reducing residential energy use in California. Journal of Arboriculture. 22(1) :10-18 - View Document [991.73 KB]

  82. McPherson, E.Gregory. August 2011. Propelling arboriculture into the future. Arborist News - View Document [352.58 KB]

  83. Koehler, C.S., R.H. Hunt, D.F. Lobel, J.R. Geiger. 1983. Protecting trees when building on forested lands. University of California Cooperative Extension, Leaflet no. 21348. 12pp - View Website

  84. Geiger, J.R. 2005. Renaissance of America's Elms. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 1p. Project summary

  85. Blonski, K., M. Bradley, and L. de Jong. 2-Dec. Report on the first wildfire physics workshop: fire behavior modeling at the wildland/urban interface. Unpublished Report

  86. Geiger, J.R. May, 2002. Research Highlights. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [8.68 KB]

  87. McPherson, E.G. 1996. Research in urban forestry. Forestry Research West. May 1996 :5-6 - View Document [1.21 MB]

  88. McPherson, E.G. 2003. Research on the Benefits and Drawbacks of City Trees. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [4.69 MB]

  89. Vargas, Kelaine. April 2006. STRATUM and Municipal Forest Resource Analyses. ISA Southern Chapter Annual Conference - View Document [8.68 MB]

  90. Geiger, J.R.and S.L. Gardner. 2006. Sacramento Urban Forest For Clean Air Project. Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [174.83 KB]

  91. Geiger, J.R. 2001. Save dollars with shade. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 4p. Research summary - View Document [574.79 KB]

  92. Peper, P.J. 1994. She saved my life. Women in Natural Resources. 15(3) :10-13 - View Document [562.66 KB]

  93. Geiger, J.R. January, 2006. Some Important Updates. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [136.88 KB]

  94. Geiger, J.R. May, 2005. Some Quick Updates. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [145.36 KB]

  95. Geiger, J.R. May, 2004. Special EPA Conference Call Featuring Greg McPherson. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News Brief - View Document [155.7 KB]

  96. Simpson, J.R., E.G. McPherson, C. Delany. 2005. State of the Urban Forest: San Francisco Bay Area Progress Report. Davis, CA:USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research. 46 - View Document [1.52 MB]

  97. McPherson, E.G. and J.R. Simpson. 1995. Technical potential for shade tree planting in Sacramento County. Davis, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Center for Urban Forest Research - View Document [7.87 MB]

  98. De Jong, L., J. K. Gilless. 2003. Testing Rothermel's fire spread model in California grassland fuels under no-wind, no-slope conditions in the laboratory. In review

  99. Geiger, J. R. 2005. The Benefit and Value of Urban Trees. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; swf - View Document [6.15 MB]

  100. McPherson, E.G. and N.S. Luttinger. 1996. The critical role of urban forest research. Western Arborist. 22(4) :53 - View Document [251.42 KB]

  101. Geiger, J.R. December, 2004. Three Updates. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service. News brief - View Document [204.67 KB]

  102. McPherson, E.G. 2010. Tools for valuing tree and park services. Western Arborist 36(4): 58-63 - View Document [356.9 KB]

  103. Rowntree, R.A. 1994. Toward ecosystem management: shifts in the core and the context of urban forest ecology. In: Bradley, G.A. (ed). Urban forest landscapes: integrating multidisciplinary perspectives. Seattle: University of Washington Press :43-59 - View Document [3.18 MB]

  104. 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]

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

  106. 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]

  107. Xiao, Q., E.G. McPherson. 2005. Tree health mapping with multispectral remote sensing data at UC Davis, California. Urban Ecosystems 8(3-4): :349-361 - View Document [324 KB]

  108. Geiger, J.R. 2006. Trees - The Air Pollution Solution. - View Document [1.17 MB]

  109. McPherson,E.G . 2008. Trees and the clean air act: Strategic tree planting in Sacramento. Western Arborist :34(4) - View Document [1.77 MB]

  110. Geiger, J.R. 2001. Trees are good, but can they solve the energy crisis?. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 1p. Briefing paper

  111. Kleinman, M., Geiger, J.R. 2002. Trees in our city. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; ppt.,13 - View Document [1.87 MB]

  112. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Central Florida region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.92 MB]

  113. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Coastal Plain region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.31 MB]

  114. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Desert Southwest region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.44 MB]

  115. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Inland Empire region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [2.68 MB]

  116. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Inland Valleys region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.7 MB]

  117. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Interior West region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.82 MB]

  118. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Lower Midwest region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.56 MB]

  119. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Midwest region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.62 MB]

  120. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Northeast region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.31 MB]

  121. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Northern California Coast region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.31 MB]

  122. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Northern Mountain and Prairie region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.69 MB]

  123. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Pacific Northwest region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.28 MB]

  124. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the South region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.49 MB]

  125. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Southern California Coast region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.35 MB]

  126. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Temperate Interior West region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [3.5 MB]

  127. McPherson, E.G., Simpson, J.R., Peper, P.J., Xiao, Q. 2011. Trees pay us back in the Tropical region. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [2.97 MB]

  128. Geiger, J.R. 2005. Trees, Air Quality, Energy, and Transportation: How it all integrates into sustainable planning. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [2.22 MB]

  129. Urban Ecosytems Processes. Spring 2011. UEP News Brief Spring 2011. Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service - View Document [538.53 KB]

  130. de Jong, L.A. 2002. UWI Landscaping Assisted by Fire Models. Fire.gov Better fire fighting through research - View Website

  131. Maco, S.E., Q. Xiao, J.R. Simpson, and E.G. McPherson. 2004. University of California Davis Campus Tree Resource Analysis. Internal Report CUFR-6. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research,Center for Urban Forest Research. 6 :1-43 - View Document [4.88 MB]

  132. D.E. Pataki, R.J. Alig, A.S. Fung, N.E. Golubiewski, A. Kennedy, E.G. McPherson, D.J. Nowak, R.V. Pouyat, and P. Romero Lankao. 2006. Urban Ecosystems and the North American Carbon Cycle. Global Change Biology - View Document [181.37 KB]

  133. McPherson, E.G. 2007. Urban Tree Planting and Greenhouse Gas Reductions – Discussion Paper. - View Document [64.51 KB]

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