Public Tree Map uses open datasets to document publicly owned park + street + landmark trees in Santa Monica, California. Please see below for more information about the data sources and project. Please see the companion data pipeline repository for details about how we process data.
Protocol for pull requests + code review
- Please review open issues and link your pull request to the relevant issue.
- Please create new branch!
- In your pull request, please list and explain all proposed changes to the code base (additions, deletions). If you reuse code from elsewhere, please make sure you've attributed it.
- Please apply all relevant labels to your pull request.
- Please request a review (either from a specific person or from the slack channel).
- Reviewers: please review all proposed changes, write comments and questions in line notes. Please review all updates made at your request.
- Reviewer and requester: please confirm with each other that the PR is ready to merge. Please make sure that the PR branch name documents the new changes.
- A Very Detailed, Interactive Map of Chicago’s Tree Canopy (Atlas Obscura)
- Arnold Arboretum map explorer
- Canopy and descriptive blog post from DataKind
- Canopy Tree Plotter
- The effects of urban trees on air quality - USDA 2002 PDF
- Increased home size and hardscape decreases urban forest cover in Los Angeles County’s single-family residential neighborhoods PDF
- Jill Hubley's NYC street tree map
- Melbourne - Urban Forest Visual
- Minimum Requirements for an Arborist Report - City of Atlanta PDF
- NYC Parks' New York City Street Tree Map
- The Need to Standardize At-planting Data PDF
- Pasadena Beautiful Foundation's Endangered Trees List
- Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden - app (Guru LLC)
- Santa Monica's Top 15 Tree Speices PDF (2010)
- Urban Tree Growth & Longevity (UTGL) Working Group - Urban Tree Monitoring Protocols Field Guide
- West Coast Arborists (WCA) - see the description of ArborAccess, WCA's GPS tree inventory service for their clients
- We calculated how much money trees save for your city - The Conversation