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Urban Forest Effects Model (UFORE)

"The UFORE computer model was developed to help managers and researchers quantify urban forest structure and its functions. UFORE is designed to use standardized field data from randomly located plots, and local hourly air pollution and meteorological data to quantify urban forest structure and numerous urban forest effects for cities across the world. The model calculates numerous attributes about the urban forest, including:



Species composition

Diameter distribution

Tree health

Species diversity

Exotic vs. native species distribution



The model also calculates various forest functions and values related to tree effects on:



Air pollution

Greenhouse gases and global warming

Pollen

Building energy use"

Urban Forest Effects Model (UFORE)

Sub-Topics
Air Quality/Pollution, Modeling (benefits), Inventory (tree), Inventory (forest)
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National
Keywords
Model, Nowak, UFORE
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