Map of the Day: Local Tree Plan, Chapinero, Bogotá

…from the ESRI Map Book, Volume 24

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“This map analyzes biological corridors (linear strips of vegetation that provide a continuous or near-continuous pathway between habitats) and tree crowns (the area above the trunk) in the locality of Chapinero, Bogotá. It shows the trees modeled with an equatorial diameter buffer and integrated with a dissolve for biological research. The trees with their crowns close together serve as a biological corridor for local birds and insects. They also provide shade for people living in the city.

“Courtesy of Jardín Botánico José Celestino Mutis.”