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Classification of American metropolitan areas by ecoregion and potential natural vegetationAuthor(s): Ralph A. Sanders; Rowan A. Rowntree
Source: Res. Pap. NE-516. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiement Station. 15p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThis publication classifies 279 American metropolitan areas by ecoregion and potential natural vegetation. The classification forms a baseline of expected vegetation structure and composition that can assist scientists and policy makers in making urban forestry generalizations about classes of cities.
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CitationSanders, Ralph A.; Rowntree, Rowan A. 1983. Classification of American metropolitan areas by ecoregion and potential natural vegetation. Res. Pap. NE-516. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiement Station. 15p.
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