Project Overview

This project utilized historical Landsat imagery, field-based data and novel remote sensing analytical techniques to map the percent basal area of select species across the northern forest region (northern New York, northern Vermont, northern New Hampshire, Maine) of the northeastern USA and generated improved forest type maps and forest/non-forest classifications. An update in 2020 extended this mapping to southern Vermont and surrounding portions of New York, New Hampshire and Massachusetts


To provide improved forest cover mapping products for monitoring and research related to forest species composition and changes over time.

Dataset Availability

Downloadable: 4 datasets

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Status - Completed

Start date: 2014-10-01

End date: 2018-09-30

Study Area

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