Prerequisite: comfortable in both lab & field environments; technophile
Description: Use image analyses of historical satellite maps to measure landscape-level changes in some of Detroit's urban forests (e.g. Palmer Park); Use static-life tables to evaluate the population structure of selected tree species; Build survivorship models of selected tree species to identify and quantify missing cohorts in the population.
Number of Placements Available: 2
Terms Available: Fall 2018, Winter 2019
Institution: University of Detroit Mercy
Tags: population dynamics, urban forests