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Hawaii Pacific GIS Conference 2012: Forestry and Tree Mapping - The Oahu Urban Tree Canopy Assessment: Methods and Uses
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    Hawaii Pacific GIS Conference 2012: Forestry and Tree Mapping - The Oahu Urban Tree Canopy Assessment: Methods and Uses Hawaii Pacific GIS Conference 2012: Forestry and Tree Mapping - The Oahu Urban Tree Canopy Assessment: Methods and Uses Presentation Transcript

    • Sean MacFaden, Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne, Teresa Trueman-Madriaga*, and Wai Lee* University of Vermont, Smart Trees Pacific* Pictometry International Corp
    • Pictometry International Corp
    • How much tree canopy do we have? How much room is thereto plant trees?
    • Courtesy of Dodson & Associates
    • X = 477589.675Y = 786620.334 Z = 532 X = 47780.122 Y = 786621.913 Z = 384
    • Tree CanopyGrass/ShrubBare EarthWaterBuildingsRoadsOther Paved Surfac
    • Comparison to National Datasets Worldview-2 Satellite TC National Land Imagery Land Cover Cover Dataset 100% 0% TC Estimates 34% 24% Derived from 2010 imagery Derived from 2001 satellite (0.5m) and 2009 LiDAR imagery, 30m resolution
    • Grass/ShrubTree Canopy Bare Soil Other Paved
    • • 149,268 acres of land (excludeswater)• 56,218 acres of Existing UTC• 50,727 acres of Possible UTC thatis grass/shrub• 20,890 acres of Possible UTC thatis impervious (includes AG, Bare Soil)• 21,725 acres is not suitable fortree canopy (buildings, roads)
    • Tax Parcels
    • U.S. Census Blocks
    • Zoning
    • Watersheds
    • Elevation Zones
    • Rainfall Zones
    • Spatial Statistics
    • Funding Provided by USDA Forest Service University of Vermont, Smart Trees Pacific Pictometry International Corp
    • http://letters-sal.blogspot.com http://nrs.fed.us./urban/utc http://smarttreespacific.org Sean.MacFaden@uvm.edu Jarlath.Oneil-Dunne@uvm.edu ttm@hawaii.rr.com wlee@smarttreespacific.orgUniversity of Vermont, Smart Trees Pacific Pictometry International Corp