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Landscape Fragmentation Tool
Entry ID: UCONN_CLEAR_lft


Summary
Abstract: The Landscape Fragmentation Tool (LFT v2.0) maps the types of fragmentation present in a specified land cover type (i.e. forest). This land cover type is classified into 4 main categories - patch, edge, perforated,and core - based on a specified edge width. The edge width indicates the distance over which other land covers (i.e. urban) can degrade the land cover type of interest (i.e. forest). The ... View entire text
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Description: Download the Landscape Fragmentation Tool (registration required).
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Caption:  Landscape Conversion
Service Citation
Originators: Center for Land use Education And Research at the University of Connecticut
Title: Landscape Fragmentation Tool
Provider: Center for Land use Education And Research at the University of Connecticut
Edition: 2
URL: http://clear.uconn.edu/tools/lft/lft2/index.htm
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Access Constraints Registration is required before accessing the Landscape Fragmentation Tool.
Use Constraints These data/software are the intellectual property of the Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) at the University of Connecticut. They may be used for educational, research and non-commercial purposes provided proper attribution is given. For all other uses, please contact CLEAR@uconn.edu.
Service Provider
UCONN/CANR/CLEAR > Center for Land use Education And Research, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://clear.uconn.edu/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: CHET ARNOLD
Phone: 860-345-5230
Fax: 860-345-3357
Email: chester.arnold at uconn.edu
Contact Address:
University of Connecticut
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Haddam Extension Center
1066 Saybrook Road
Box 70
City: Haddam
Province or State: CT
Postal Code: 06438
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: jason.parent at uconn.edu
Contact Address:
Laboratory for Earth Resources Information Systems
Center for Land use Education and Research
Dept. of Natural Resources Management and Engineering
University of Connecticut
City: Storrs
Province or State: CT
Postal Code: 06269
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Parent, J., D.L. Civco, and J. Hurd. 2007. Simulating Future Forest Fragmentation in A Connecticut Region Undergoing Suburbanization.Proc. 2007 ASPRS Annual Convention, Tampa, FL 11 p.
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2010-04-07
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-04-08


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