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by Heythatsmybike
Fri Mar 27, 2009 9:07 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: UFORE seasonal comparisons
Replies: 1
Views: 5529

Ufore does calculate the pollution removal for each month of the year, but there is no mechanism in place to distribute the carbon sequestration by month. The carbon sequestration is calculated on an annual basis. If you would like to distribute the sequestration by month, or season, you could take ...
by Heythatsmybike
Tue May 27, 2008 2:34 pm
Forum: Applications and Utilities
Topic: Error message in UFORE
Replies: 1
Views: 6785

Error message

The error message could have generated because not all necessary fields were filled-in. What fields did you fill in and what fields did you omit?
by Heythatsmybike
Tue Feb 26, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Dealing with privet in a non-shrub model
Replies: 11
Views: 19772

The field data procedures are to count them as each a separate tree. This has happened many times in the field data collection. I have had first hand experience with this issue. In Syracuse, there was a black locust that blew over and sprouted close to 40 new individuals in a hedgerow. With many gro...
by Heythatsmybike
Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:02 pm
Forum: Applications and Utilities
Topic: can we drop distance and direction from tree to plot center
Replies: 3
Views: 8951

Distance and Direction

Stormy Jerry is correct. The distance and direction measurement are for quality control and creating a permanent series. With that said, there is no way around these requirements. You will find that if you use either the PDA or the Manual Data Entry program you will need to have these measurements o...
by Heythatsmybike
Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:41 am
Forum: Applications and Utilities
Topic: Evergreen and deciduous characteristics for the same species
Replies: 1
Views: 6208

Location Specific Species Constants

Due to the model being used across a wide-spread area, species are classifed by predominant characteristics. For example, if the species is mostly deciduous than that would be its classification, even if in the study domain it might be evergreen.
by Heythatsmybike
Wed May 09, 2007 8:21 am
Forum: Applications and Utilities
Topic: input data from a tree inventory in excel format
Replies: 1
Views: 6188

Hi Paolo, It seems that you are not conducting an initial sample. Is that true? Some of the components of iTree are more suited for using a pre-existing inventories than other components. Stratum is a program that has been adapted for existing inventories. UFORE is more suited for the intial samplin...
by Heythatsmybike
Thu Mar 22, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Species not listed in the 'plants.usda.gov' website
Replies: 5
Views: 13471

Hi Melimel, The plants database is similar to the species codes that we use, but the codes can differ. We have our own species codes. The list is included on the iTree installation disc. How will you be collecting the data? It will make a slight difference in how to enter species that are not on our...
by Heythatsmybike
Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Applications and Utilities
Topic: pollution removal
Replies: 2
Views: 11017

Pollution removal is directly correlated with leaf area, and UFORE will needs to have some proxy to leaf area. If you have the size of the study area and the tree cover, which could be determined by GIS, UFORE could calculate an estimate of pollution removal. If you also have the percent evergreen ...
by Heythatsmybike
Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: Applications and Utilities
Topic: % palm cover in UFORE PDA
Replies: 1
Views: 6388

There are two ways that this issue can be resolved. You will have to decide whether you want to include palm cover as a ground cover or something equal to tree cover. If you want it to be a ground cover (e.g., grass, herbaceous cover) then when you set up the pda application you could add it as an a...
by Heythatsmybike
Wed Jan 17, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: Applications and Utilities
Topic: plot
Replies: 5
Views: 10751

Weather Data

Hi Francesca, I was wondering the same thing about the weather. Are you collecting data on your own weather station or how were you going to get it? I contacted them and they use ISHWO format for the data. I attached a document that explains the columns and units of data needed. It is pretty involve...