CRSSA Land Cover Change Animation of NJ: 1600 to 2050

Sources of Information

Lathrop, R.G. 2004. Measuring Land Use Change in New Jersey: Land Use Update to Year 2000. Rutgers University, Grant F. Walton Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis, New Brunswick, NJ, CRSSA Report#2004-01.
http://www.crssa.rutgers.edu/projects/lc/download/reportsdata00_01_landuse_upd.pdf (PDF)

Lathrop, R.G. 2000. New Jersey Land Cover Change Analysis Project: 1972, 1984, 1995. Rutgers University, Grant F. Walton Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis, New Brunswick, NJ, CRSSA Report#2000-01. http://crssa.rutgers.edu/projects/lc/download/reportsdata72_84_95/njlcca.pdf

New Jersey Map of County and Township Boundaries: 1800
Website: Passaic County Historical Society, Lambert Castle, Valley Road, Paterson, NJ 07503

NJDEP Municipality Boundaries for the State of New Jersey
Originator: NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), Office of Information Resources Management (OIRM), Bureau of Geographic Information Systems (BGIS)
Published: 20030123
Type: vector digital data

Smock, J.C. and C.C. Vermeule. 1900. New Jersey showing forest area and its relation to the principal watersheds. Geological Survey of New Jersey. Trenton, New Jersey.
Downloaded from  http://mapmaker.rutgers.edu/MAPS.html  Original from Rutgers University Special Collections.

Smock, J.C. and C.C. Vermeule. 1900. Forests of Northern New Jersey. Geological Survey of New Jersey. Trenton, New Jersey.
Original from Rutgers University Special Collections.

U.S. Census Bureau. Census for 1820. Published by authority of an act of Congress, under the direction of the Secretary of State [digital file PDF].  1821. Washington, D.C.

U.S. Geological Survey Urban Dynamics Project .  Urban Coverage in 1950. http://landcover.usgs.gov/urban/intro.php
For the NY metropolitan area ftp://ftpext.usgs.gov/pub/er/va/reston/jtilley/RickLathrop/nyweb41701page/animated.html
For southern New Jersey.  Philadelphia case study.
http://mcmcweb.er.usgs.gov/de_river_basin/phil/gis.html

Wacker, P.O. 1975. Land and People. A cultural geography of preindustrial New Jerseys: Origins and settlement patterns. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ 499 p.
New Jersey Settlement 1665-1765 (Map 3.2). 
Population Density per square mile by township 1810 (Map 3.6).

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