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Use of satellite image data to identify changes in hemlock health over space and timeAuthor(s): Laurent R. Bonneau; Kathleen S. Shields; Daniel L. Civco; David R. Mikus
Source: In: McManus, Katherine A.; Shields, Kathleen S.; Souto, Dennis R., eds. Proceedings: Symposium on sustainable management of hemlock ecosystems in eastern North America. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-267. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 175.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionEastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carriere), is an important component of ecosystems in the northeastern United States and is the primary coniferous species in southern Connecticut. Hemlocks play a unique role in the region by providing spatial and structural habitat diversity that supports many wildlife and fish populations. Widespread damage to this species would have significant impact on water quality, wildlife, and recreational opportunities in the region.
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CitationBonneau, Laurent R.; Shields, Kathleen S.; Civco, Daniel L.; Mikus, David R. 2000. Use of satellite image data to identify changes in hemlock health over space and time. In: McManus, Katherine A.; Shields, Kathleen S.; Souto, Dennis R., eds. Proceedings: Symposium on sustainable management of hemlock ecosystems in eastern North America. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-267. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 175.
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