CITYgreen

Summary

A Geographic Information System (GIS) software program for mapping, measuring, and analyzing the storm water, summer energy savings, carbon storage and sequestration, air quality, and wildlife of urban ecosystems.

Tool Description

Summary of Costs

$0-99
Associated Costs
  • Acquisition
  • Consulting
  • Technical Assistance

Strengths

  • CITYgreen software can provide complex ecological analyses for presentation use in the planning process.
  • The software may help communities determine what elcological steps need to be taken to reach sustainable status.

Limitations

  • The program works only with Windows-based PCs that have ArcGIS installed. It is not a stand-alone software package.
  • Uploaded images must by in color with a 4 meter or better resolution before CITYgreen can analyze the data.
  • CITYgreen is not an image-processing application and for larger areas, automated image processing tools are needed such as Erdas IMAGINE, eCognition or Feature Analyst.
Submitted By: svannostrand
Last Updated: October 14, 2014, 8:51 am