Dataset Overview

Spatial data (shapefile) of all aerial defoliation surveys in Vermont from 1985 to the latest data available merged together into one dataset with a subset of fields. Data prior to 1995 were not always digitized, and may be incomplete before that year.

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Purpose

Yearly aerial surveys of Vermont to determine the extent of forest pest insect, disease or physical damage of forested areas.

Data Collection Status

Data collection for this dataset is ongoing

Start date

1985-01-01

Data Availability

This dataset is downloadable from the FEMC, and available to download from another site.

Data License

Third party determines data license

Preferred Citation

Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. 2016. Insect and Disease Surveys. Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative. Available online at: https://www.uvm.edu/femc/data/archive/project/statewide-aerial-sketchmapping-tree-defoliation-mortality/dataset/combined-master-dataset-aerial-defoliation-surveys

Update Frequency

Annually

Maintenance Plan

Yearly

Links

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