Assessing Invasive Exotic Plants in Urban Forests Webinar

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Dr. Songlin Fei with the University of Kentucky Forestry will present on his research findings from a National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council grant on Assessing Invasive Exotic Plants in Urban Forests.

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  • Webinar
When Feb 08, 2011
from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Contact Name
Contact Phone 859-257-9760
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Invasive species has become a significant environmental and ecological issue in urban forest. In this presentation, we will share our findings of how to assess invasive plants with remote sensing technique and statistical modeling. The first half of the presentation will focus on the use of object-based classification method to map Lonicera maackii using high resolution photos and its potential advantages over traditional medium resolution satellite images. The second half will focus on using statistical models to predict invasive distribution and understand the influence of social and environmental factors on the distribution of invasive plants.

Telephone Dial-up Information: 800-988-9470

Web Log-on Information can be found here.  The conference number is PW2388729 and the audience passcode is DBLONIARZ or participants can join the event directly here.

 

 

 

 

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