Geospatial Assessment in Support of Urban & Community Forestry Programs — Urban Forestry South:
A study initiated to examine the strengths and limitations of existing methods for identifying forest opportunities in urban areas.
Geospatial information is an important component of urban and community forestry assessment in the Northern Area. The syn-thesis of geographic data can help inform the decision making process at a range of scales, from prioritizing communities within a state to targeting individual properties for tree plantings. For accurate and meaningful information to be gained from these assessments it is crucial that any geospatial assessment employ datasets and tools that are appropriate to the scale of analysis.