Tree and impervious cover change in U . S . cities

@inproceedings{Nowak2012TreeAI,
  title={Tree and impervious cover change in U . S . cities},
  author={David J. Nowak and Eric John Greenfield},
  year={2012}
}
Paired aerial photographs were interpreted to assess recent changes in tree, impervious and other cover types in 20 U.S. cities as well as urban land within the conterminous United States. National results indicate that tree cover in urban areas of the United States is on the decline at a rate of about 7900 ha/yr or 4.0 million trees per year. Tree cover in 17 of the 20 analyzed cities had statistically significant declines in tree cover, while 16 cities had statistically significant increases… CONTINUE READING
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