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Maps and Data Sets for New York City

This website combines multiple data sets (social, economic, environmental) layered over land use/cover maps user selected by parcel, county, census tract, election district, etc.

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Metro Parks protects Nashville’s open space

Nashville’s Metro Parks and Recreation Department (Metro Parks) has been working for decades to provide citizens of Nashville-Davidson County with a network of trails and open space. The department pursued a strategy of open space acquisition for two reasons: 1) to preserve Nashville’s quality of life and unique natural character and 2) to protect against […]

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Low Impact Development Rapid Assessment (LIDRA)

The Low Impact Development Rapid Assessment Tool is a model designed to compare the life-cycle values of implementing various green infrastructure techniques used in reducing runoff versus conventional stormwater management practices. The tool pulls from a database of performance and cost values derived from national data.

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Field Guide for Monitoring Urban Tree Growth

This field guide was developed collaboratively by researchers, practitioners, and student members of the Urban Tree Growth & Longevity Working Group. The Minimum Data Set is the core group of variables necessary for any long-term study of urban trees, including tree location, species, and diameter at breast height. These protocols were pilot tested in summer […]

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Construction Carbon Calculator

This tool estimates the net embodied carbon of a project’s structures and site. The measurements account for building materials, processes and carbon released due to ecosystem degradation or sequestered through landscape installation or restoration. Landscape inputs are ecoregion, area and type of existing vegetation, area disturbed, and area and type of vegetation installed.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Data Sets
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Champion It
  • Explore It
  • Map It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):
  • Oasis NYC