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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 ...
Potential for identifying changes in land cover in Nepal using satellite imagery
(Virginia Tech, 1993)
A description of floral diversity in the southern Appalachians with forest management considerations for conservation
(Virginia Tech, 1994-05-04)
Biological diversity is the variety of plant and animal life, habitats and ecosystems, and the biological processes and functions within them. It is this simple yet profoundly important concept in biology which in recent ...
An evaluation of potential planning processes for national parks in Malaysia
(Virginia Tech, 1990)
Growing Trees in a Gravel Bed Stormwater Retention System as a Novel Approach to Stormwater Management in Urban Sites
Dense urban areas are typically covered by impervious surfaces used to construct roadways, parking lots, and sidewalks. Sealing over soils with impervious surfaces increases stormwater runoff volume and reduces water quality ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Landscape Tree Inventory and Management Plan for the United Company Corporate Campus, Bristol, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2010-04-27)
The United Company’s corporate headquarters resides on 65 acres in a residential area just east of downtown Bristol, Virginia. The main office complex on the south side of campus is accented by a mixed landscape of trees, ...