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    Author(s): Kathleen WardJennifer Juzwik
    Date: 2005
    Source: Res. Note NC-389. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 8 p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Based on classifications of Landsat TM imagery, the total area of oak forests in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, metropolitan area decreased by 5.6 percent between 1991 and 1998, and oak forest losses ranged from 12 to 1,229 ha in six of seven ecological subsections. Maps and spatial data layers are provided.

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    Ward, Kathleen; Juzwik, Jennifer. 2005. Change in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan Area Oak Forests from 1991 to 1998. Res. Note NC-389. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 8 p.\n

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    Keywords

    Quercus, remote sensing, Landsat, urban planning

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