Title page for ETD etd-012499-141520

Type of Document Major Paper
Author Wood, James Phillip
URN etd-012499-141520
Title Tree Inventories and GIS in Urban Forestry
Degree Master of Science
Department Forestry
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Smith, David William Committee Chair
Oderwald, Richard G. Committee Member
Wynne, Randolph H. Committee Member
  • tree inventories
  • GIS
  • Urban forestry
Date of Defense 1999-01-15
Availability unrestricted
Planning and managing vegetation in urban areas is complex and can benefit from using computerized tree inventories and Geographic Information Systems. This paper outlines how tree inventories can be use to effectively manage trees in urban areas, to avoid project budget cutbacks, improve the efficiency of an existing program, and to educate and provide information to the public.

Urban foresters need to work with other disciplines within a municipality to effectively manage our urban resource. Urban planners, engineers, landscape architects and urban foresters should combine their efforts to maintain, protect, and regenerate the urban forests.

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