July 2008

Webcast Topic:

Urban Tree Canopy (UTC) Case Studies
Doug Still, City Forester of Providence, Rhode Island
Ian Hanou, NCDC Imaging & Mapping

In this webcast, the speakers outlined their experiences on a recent Urban Tree Canopy (UTC) Mapping and Analysis Project. This presentation illustrated the practical application of the UTC protocols and technology that have been developed by the US Forest Service, and its research cooperators and partners. The session provided an overview on how to complete a UTC study and included a ground-floor account of what worked well and what can be improved upon.

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Northern Research Station
United States Department of Agriculture
USDA Forest Service


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