EPA National Stormwater Calculator
The National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) can be used to estimate the amount and frequency of rainwater runoff from sites anywhere in the United States. The calculator accounts for soil conditions, rainfall history, land cover, and more.
This Forest Service site outlines the rationale for, and uses of, systematic tree canopy analysis. It also provides links to techniques for measuring your own community’s tree canopy.
This tool allows users to quickly compare the performance, costs, and benefits of green infrastructure to conventional stormwater practices. The calculator is comprehensive and requires multiple data sets.
This paper details the health benefits of exposure to natural environments. It cites research by an international panel of scientists assembled by Harvard under the auspices of its Natural Environments Initiative in the School of Public Health.
This report includes comprehensive list of data sources and map layers that address environmental, social and economic indicators in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.