Spatial Analysis of Urban Tree Canopy for Brunswick, Maryland

uvm…from The Frederick News-Post

“Tree canopy cover in Brunswick is good compared to Frederick , and even when compared with the cities of Baltimore and Washington.

“It stands at 38 percent, according to a recent study by the University of Vermont. That means 38 percent of land area in Brunswick has shade provided by trees, known as urban tree canopy.

“The University of Vermont conducted the study using satellite imagery taken in 2007, combined with LiDAR, which is similar to radar. DNR commissioned the imagery for the entire state. UVM’s Spatial Analysis Laboratory does the analysis in consultation with the U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station.”