Gainesville's Urban Forest Canopy Cover
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How to Cite

Escobedo, Francisco, Jennifer A. Seitz, and Wayne Zipperer. 2009. “Gainesville’s Urban Forest Canopy Cover: FOR 215/FR277, 3/2009”. EDIS 2009 (3). Gainesville, FL.


FOR-215, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Francisco Escobedo, Jennifer A. Seitz, and Wayne Zipperer, examines how tree cover changes over time, how tree composition and location influence urban forest canopy and leaf area, and how tree and ground surface covers vary across Gainesville. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, March 2009.


FOR 215/FR277: Gainesville Florida's Urban Tree Cover (
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Escobedo, F. and W. Zipperer. 2007. Assessing Gainesville's urban forest effects and values. Unpublished raw data.

Szantoi, Z., F. Escobedo, C. Dobbs, and S. Smith. 2008. Rapid methods for estimating and monitoring tree cover change in Florida urban forests: The role of hurricanes and urbanization. In Proceedings of the 6th Southern Forestry and Natural Resources GIS Conference, eds. P. Bettinger, K. Merry, S. Fei, J. Drake, N. Nibbelink, and J. Hepinstall, 93-104. Athens, GA: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia.