Vegetation Inventory and Map for Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield

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Rainy Mountain with rain and mist

NPS Photo / Tom Wilson


Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is an urban park located northwest of Atlanta. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park encompasses approximately 2,923 acres of mostly hardwood forest that preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. The most expansive vegetation community types found at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park include the Early- to Mid- Successional Loblolly Pine Forest and a mix of hardwood forest types.

The Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Vegetation Inventory Project delivers many geospatial and vegetation data products, including an in-depth project report discussing methods and results, which include descriptions to vegetation associations, field keys to vegetation associations, map classification, and map-class descriptions. The suite of products also includes a database of vegetation plots, and accuracy assessment (AA) sites; digital images of field sites; digital aerial imagery; digital maps; a contingency table listing AA results; and a geodatabase of vegetation, field sites (vegetation plots, and AA sites), aerial imagery, project boundary, and metadata.


The products of vegetation mapping projects are stored and managed in the National Park Service's Data Store, a repository for documents and publications relating to park resources. From the highlighted items below, click on the type of information you are looking for.

Last updated: October 16, 2018