Abstract: This point dataset represents street trees in the Village
of Cayuga Heights, Tompkins County, New York.
Purpose: The dataset provides an inventory of trees along the public
streets of Cayuga Heights. This inventory can be used to support
studies of species diversity, tree size and health, risks of
invasive pests, and carbon sequestration.
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Theme_Keyword: street trees
Theme_Keyword: tree inventory
Theme_Keyword: urban forestry
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CUGIR Category
Place_Keyword: Cayuga Heights (N.Y.)
Place_Keyword: Tompkins County (N.Y.)
Contact_Person: Fred Cowett
Contact_Organization: Department of Horticulture, Cornell
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: Dept. of Horticulture, Plant Sciences building
Logical_Consistency_Report: All point data are represented by coordinate pairs.
Completeness_Report: All streets were inventoried excluding streets such as
Strawberry Lane and Parkway Place which are considered private. A
portion of Jessup Road on the Cornell University campus is within
village boundaries and was not inventoried, but information on these
trees can be obtained from the Cornell University Campus Tree
Inventory. Planting sites were not inventoried.
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Most locations were collected with a consumer-grade
GPS unit (3-5m accuracy), and rectified to 2007 orthoimagery
(4ft accuracy). All final tree locations are estimated to be
at least within 3m accuracy.
Originator: NYS Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure
Title: Tompkins County 6-inch Resolution Natural Color
Source_Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: NYS Orthophotos
Source_Contribution: Aerial imagery used to rectify tree
Process_Description: Tree locations were collected using a Garmin 60CSx
handheld GPS unit, and rectified to the 2007 Tompkins County
Distribution_Liability: Cornell University provides these geographic data "as is". Cornell
University makes no guarantee or warranty concerning the accuracy of
information contained in the geographic data. Cornell University further
makes no warranty either expressed or implied, regarding the condition of
the product or its fitness for any particular purpose. The burden for
determining fitness for use lies entirely with the user. Although these
files have been processed successfully on computers at Cornell University,
no warranty is made by Cornell University regarding the use of these data
on any other system, nor does the fact of distribution constitute or imply
any such warranty.