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created Jan 13, 2012

updated Aug 07, 2015

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Sidewalk trees are notoriously short lived. They grow in difficult environments, but where they are greatly appreciated: high density urban hardscapes. We proposed and executed the Really Grate Tree Project to help us understand how these trees survive and to experiment with methods to improve their growth. Soil data was collected from each tree in both the spring and fall, from 2010 to 2013 at three depths: 0-15cm, 15-30cm, and 30-45cm. NOTE: Tree 1021501 was completely broken off at ~ 20 cm height sometime near the beginning of 2012 and was replaced with a new elm at that site during the summer of 2012.

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Data Provided By
City of Edmonton Forestry
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http://edmonton.ca/reallygratetreeproject
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Purpose
Learn about the soil characteristics of tree wells.
Department
Community Services
Branch
Neighbourhoods, Parks and Community Recreation
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NAD83
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2010 to 2014
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Not Updated (Historical Only)
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Manual
Date Created
January 15, 2012
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