Why was Eco developed?

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Why was Eco developed?

Post by i-Tree Support » Thu Jan 04, 2007 1:54 pm

The UFORE (urban forest effects) model was developed in the 1990s to standardize a protocol for collecting and analyzing data in urban areas. The need for this tool became apparent following the first urban ecosystem assessment studies in Oakland, Chicago, and other U.S. cities. The original UFORE model has been integrated into the i-Tree Suite of tools and is now called Eco.
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