Vegetation Inventory and Map for Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River

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Delaware River landscape

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The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River is located on the Pennsylvania - New York border, and includes the river segment stretching from the confluence of the east and west river branches in Hancock, NY to Railroad Bridge No.2 near Mill Rift, PA. The predominant natural vegetation in the environs of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River is Appalachian Oak Forest in Pike County, PA, and Northern Hardwood Forest in Wayne County, PA.

The Upper Delaware National Scenic and Recreation River 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 19, 2018