Measuring and Visualizing the Diversity of Urban Forests

  • Purpose: This project measures and analyzes the diversity of street trees across a variety of cities in the world. The research paper found that historic city centers tend to have less diversie urban tree streets on a number of metrics of evenness, diversity, and overall composition.
  • Role: Research co-lead, data visualization, and data analysis
  • Outcomes: (Research article)[], Geosaptial Analysis (Python Pandas, Geopandas, QGIS), Interactive maps (, and project website
  • Context: Graduate Research Assistant / Professional, academic setting


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