USDA Forest Service
 
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Projects & Plans

Change Detection and Cause:

  • Identified land use, land cover, and vegetation structure change over time and causes of change.

Geospatial Data:

  • Provide GIS Services for Land and Resource Planning and Analysis, Regional Contract Administration, Corporate Data Base Repository, Information Requests, Interagency Coordination with Federal, State, Private and Institutional Organizations, Regional Data Dictionary, Integration with National and Regional Oracle Data Base Applications, Linkages with Decision Support Systems, and Technical Support.

Threat of Deforested Conditions:

  • Assessment of California's National Forests after fire and it's thread of deforested conditions.

Vegetation Classification:

  • Descriptions and keys for existing vegetation types using the Calveg classification system.

Vegetation Inventory:

  • Vegetation Inventory Data, Sample Design, Contract Services, Quality Control and Assurance, Data Compilation, Analysis and Reporting, Regional Technical Support.

Vegetation Mapping:

  • Up-to-date Existing Vegetation Mapping Tiles and Accuracy Assessments using Remote Sensing, Image Processing, GIS Modeling, Change Detection, Integration of Existing Data, Photo Interpretation and Ground Based Information.
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