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NYS ITS GIS Program Office

Geographic Information Systems Clearinghouse

GIS Data Set Details

Data Set Name Description Theme Metadata
Hudson Valley Forest Index
Revised: February 2020
This layer presents a forest condition index for the Hudson River Estuary watershed and surrounding counties. Forest patches >100 acres were identified using national land cover data and condition was estimated based on metrics relating to fragmentation, ecological value, stressors, and ecosystem services. The layer is a tool to prioritize forest areas for conservation and management efforts.  Habitat
Land Use/Land Cover


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