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Urban influence on changes in linear forest edge structure

De Chant, T., A. H. Gallego, J. V. Saornil and M. Kelly. 2010. Urban influence on changes in linear forest edge structure. Landscape and Urban Planning 96: 12-18

An example of changing edge sinuosity We studied how forest edges at two California coastal oak woodlands (Pacheco Valle and China Camp) in the San Francisco Bay Area in California changed in the decades following urbanization using remote sensing and object based image analysis. Pdf download. Journal Link.

Keywords: Urban-forest edges . Edge complexity . Urbanization . Change detection . Oak woodlands