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Title:
Tree canopy cover in the Great Lakes region, 1985-2019 Data publication contains GIS data
Author(s):
Filippelli, Steven K.; Schleeweis, Karen G.; Nelson, Mark D.; Fekety, Patrick A.; Vogeler, Jody C.
Publication Year:
2024
How to Cite:
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Filippelli, Steven K.; Schleeweis, Karen G.; Nelson, Mark D.; Fekety, Patrick A.; Vogeler, Jody C. 2024. Tree canopy cover in the Great Lakes region, 1985-2019. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2023-0043
Abstract:
This data publication contains thirty-five (35) georeferenced (GeoTIFF) raster files containing the percent tree canopy cover predicted for the Great Lakes region for each year from 1985 to 2019. Predictions were made using Landsat imagery and topographic data from the National Elevation Dataset.

Keywords:
biota; environment; imageryBaseMapsEarthCover; Ecology, Ecosystems, & Environment; Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis; Monitoring; Natural Resource Management & Use; Landscape management; tree canopy cover; Illinois; Indiana; Michigan; Minnesota; New York; Ohio; Pennsylvania; Wisconsin; Great Lakes basins; Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest; Allegheny National Forest; Huron-Manistee National Forest; Hiawatha National Forest; Superior National Forest; Ottawa National Forest; Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests
Related publications:
  • Filippelli, Steven K.; Schleeweis, Karen G.; Nelson, Mark D.; Fekety, Patrick A.; Vogeler, Jody C. 2024. Testing temporal transferability of remote sensing models for large area monitoring. Science of Remote Sensing. 9: 100119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.srs.2024.100119
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