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Function, Design, and Establishment of Riparian Forest Buffers: A Review
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-08)
Through the interaction of their soils, hydrology, and biotic communities, riparian forests protect and improve water quality, provide habitat for plants and animals, support aquatic communities, and provide many benefits ...
Characterization of the Vegetation and Soil of the Forest Communities at Camp Brookside in Summers County, West Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2004-12-07)
Camp Brookside, a seasonal island, is located on the floodplain of the New River in Summers County, West Virginia. This island hosts several rare plant species and a rare plant community known as a riverside flat rock plant ...
Fertilization and Woody Plant Nutrition in the Context of the Urban Forest
(Virginia Tech, 1998-10-05)
Fertilization of urban trees is often based on traditional forestry objectives. These objectives and resultant attributes may not be desired in urban trees. The majority of research and the ensuing recommendations regarding ...
Identifying Impediments to Completing an Urban Forest Canopy Assessment in Municipalities in the State of Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2010-05-12)
Tree canopy assessments help identify the extent and location of urban forest resources under management. Tree canopy assessments give a picture of what the urban forest resource looks like presently; and can be used to ...
Designing an Urban Forest Inventory System for a Small Municipality: A Case Study of Falls Church, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05-16)
The City of Falls Church, Virginia is an independent city in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with a population of 13,600 within its two square mile jurisdiction. The City's residents are justifiably proud of their ...
Strategies for Sustainable Development of Non-Timber Forest Products in Senegal
(Virginia Tech, 2001-10-22)
In recent years, forests have been increasingly recognized as rich reservoirs for many valuable biological resources. As a result of the devastation caused by drought, clearing land for agriculture, and overexploitation ...
GIS Applications in Urban Tree Inventory
(Virginia Tech, 2007-08-09)
This project evaluates and demonstrates some applications of a GIS-based urban tree inventory. This was done by (1) collecting and analyzing data for Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), and (2) collecting and evaluating data for ...
Developing a Natural Resource Database for Geographic Information System
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-13)
Geographic information systems ( GIS ) are an effective tool for land management. By studying the land formations and land cover of a site, much information about the tree and animal species inhabiting a site can be ...
Tree Selection Guide for Mid-Atlantic Silvopastures
(Virginia Tech, 2019-02-01)
Silvopasture is a farming practice that intentionally combines trees, forages, and livestock grazing for the purpose of increasing overall productivity. Although silvopasture in the United States has historically been ...
Potential for identifying changes in land cover in Nepal using satellite imagery
(Virginia Tech, 1993)