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.
The City of Palo Alto developed a very comprehensive plan and vision for their urban forest. The plan links tree canopy to social, economic, and environmental sustainability goals and can be used as a model for other communities.
This article explores how various communities attempt to integrate equity and diversity into their overall sustainability plans. More than half the cities responding to the survey had adopted none or only one practice to promote equity.
This commercial firm provides mobile tools for various aspects of urban forestry planning including volunteer tools and tree canopy plotting services.
EPA studies and tracks the various impacts of urban heat island effects. This site describes the nature of the problem and offers strategies to municipalities seeking to abate it.