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Urban Forest Data

City Urban Forest Data: Chicago, IL

Following are links to reports, metadata and results from Chicago that was assessed using field plot data analyzed by i-Tree – ECO (UFORE).


UFORE Data

     
  1. Total Estimates for Trees by Species (TABLE 1)
  2. Total Estimates for Trees by Land Use (TABLE 2)
  3. Leaf Area and Biomass for Trees by DBH Class and Land Use (TABLE 3)
  4. Leaf Area and Biomass for Shrubs by Land Use (TABLE 4)
  5. Leaf Area and Biomass for Trees and Shrubs by Land Use (TABLE 5)
  6. Percent of Tree Species Population by DBH Class and Land Use (TABLE 6)
    (DBH Class % values sum to 100% across each row.)
  7. Density Estimates for Trees by Land Use (TABLE 7)
  8. Density Estimates for Trees by Species (TABLE 8)
  9. Percent of Tree Population by DBH Class (TABLE 9)
  10. Percent of DBH Class for Trees by Land Use (TABLE 10)
    (DBH Class % values sum to 100% down each column.)
  11. Percent of Condition Classes for Trees by Land Use (TABLE 11)
    (Condition Class % values sum to 100% across each row.)
  12. Percent of DBH and Condition Classes for Trees by Land Use (TABLE 12)
  13. Percent of Trees by Condition Class   (TABLE 13)
  14. Energy Analysis: MBtus and MWhs Avoided (TABLE 14)
  15. Energy Analysis: Metric tons of Carbon (t C) Avoided (TABLE 15)
  16. Pollution Removal and Air Quality Improvement (TABLE 16)
  17. Carbon Storage, Gross Sequestration and Net Sequestration by DBH Class
    (TABLE 17)
  18. Percent Native Tree Species by Land Use (Continent Def.) (TABLE 18)
  19. Percent Ground Cover by Land Use (TABLE 19)
  20. Predicted Map Land Use vs Actual Field Land Use (TABLE 20)
  21. Species Diversity Indices by Land Use (TABLE 21)
  22. Susceptibility of Trees to Gypsy Moth (TABLE 22)
  23. Susceptibility of Trees to Asian Longhorned Beetle (TABLE 23)
  24. Susceptibility of Trees to Dutch Elm Disease (TABLE 24)
  25. Susceptibility of Trees to Emerald Ash Borer (TABLE 25)

Metadata

Metadata for Chicago, IL
Study Area:
City Limits of Chicago
Year of Data Collection:
2007
Data Collected by:
USDA Forest Service, NRS; Chicago Parks Dept.; Chicago Forestry Dept.
Data Analyzed by:
USDA Forest Service, NRS
Data Collection Funded by:
USDA
Number of Sample Plots
745
Randomized Grid
Plot Size:
0.1 Acre
UFORE Program Version:
0.65
Manual Version:
NA
Meteorological Data: Station ID (Location) Year
14819 (O’Hare Intnl. Airport) 2000
Pollutant Year:
2000
CO Monitors: Location(s)   (# monitors)
Chicago, IL (1)
NO2 Monitors: Location(s) (# monitors)
Chicago, IL (4)
SO2 Monitors: Location(s) (# monitors)
Chicago, IL (3)
O3 Monitors: Location(s)   (# monitors)
Chicago, IL (8)
PM10 Monitors: Location(s) (# monitors)
Chicago, IL (2)
Boundary Layer Data: Station ID (Location) Year
14898 (Green Bay, WI) 2000

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Last Modified: 12/08/2008