VegBank Data Dictionary

Table (DB Name)observation
Field Tree Cover
DB Field Name treeCover
Req'd? no
Data Type Float
Misc Flag n/a
List? no
Definition Total cover of the tree layer in percent. Includes tall trees (single-stemmed woody plants, generally more than 5 m in height or greater at maturity under optimal growing conditions). Very tall shrubs with tree-like form may also be included here, as may other life forms, such as lianas and epiphytes.