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Title:
Holyoke and Chelsea, MA urban tree canopy cover data, 1952-2014 Data publication contains GIS data
Author(s):
Healy, Marc; Rogan, John; Roman, Lara A.; Nix, Sabine; Martin, Deborah G.; Geron, Nicholas
Publication Year:
2022
How to Cite:
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Healy, Marc; Rogan, John; Roman, Lara A.; Nix, Sabine; Martin, Deborah G.; Geron, Nicholas. 2022. Holyoke and Chelsea, MA urban tree canopy cover data, 1952-2014. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2022-0028
Abstract:
These data represent tree cover for two cities (Chelsea and the urban core of Holyoke) in Massachusetts. Tree cover was manually delineated on aerial imagery from 1952, 1971, 2003 and 2014. Also included are neighborhood boundaries for both of these study locations.

Keywords:
biota; environment; imageryBaseMapsEarthCover; society; structure; transportation; Ecology, Ecosystems, & Environment; Geography; Landscape ecology; Environment and People; History; Impact of people on environment; Urban natural resources management; urban forest; urban greening; aerial photography; aerial imagery; land cover; land cover change; urban tree canopy cover; Massachusetts; Holyoke; Chelsea
Related publications:
  • Healy, Marc; Rogan, John; Roman, Lara A.; Nix, Sabine; Martin, Deborah G.; Geron, Nicholas. 2022. Historical urban tree canopy cover change in two post-industrial cities. Environmental Management. 70: 16-34. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-022-01614-x
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