Vegetation Sampling Protocol (VSP) can be used to support the following research:


  Inventory & Monitoring   Projects
Quality of Natural Cover in the Lake Simcoe Watershed
Quality & Diversity of Urban Natural Areas
Historical Ecology/ Pre-settlement Vegetation  Predictive Vegetation
Modeling & Mapping
Urban Forest Structure & Composition
Forest Cover Change
Over Time
Gap Analysis Forest Vulnerability to
Climate Change
Ecological Goods & Services Biomass & Carbon Estimates Landscape & Forest
Resilience
Spatial Restoration Planning  Green Systems Design &  Planning  Integrated Landscape & Conservation Planning 
Species at Risk (SAR)
Distribution Modeling
Invasive Species
Management
Capturing Common
Species


Inventory and monitoring; field sampling (Go back)
VSP Protocol