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Title: Availability of patch calculator, an ArcGIS v. 9 tool for the analysis of landscape patches
Authors: Lin, Jeff P.
Keywords: ArcGIS
Fragmented landscapes
Ecosystem Management and Restoration Research Program (U.S.)
Publisher: Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical Note (Ecosystem Management and Restoration Research Program (U.S.)) ; no. ERDC TN-EMRRP-EM-07
Abstract: This technical note announces the availability of Patch Calculator, a tool developed by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) for ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop, version 9 software. Patch Calculator is run through the ArcToolbox application, and can be used to calculate several patch and landscape-related metrics, with the results output as patches and/or a study area (e.g., subwatersheds) shapefile. The results can then be used to support various habitat/ecosystem/watershed modeling and management activities. The tool is available for download at
Description: Technical Note
Gov't Doc #: ERDC TN-EMRRP-EM-07
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
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