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close this bookEstimating biomass and biomass change of tropical forests: a primer. (FAO Forestry Paper - 134) (1997)
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View the documentFOREWORD
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Open this folder and view contents1. INTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contents2. PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF PRIMER ON ESTIMATING BIOMASS
Open this folder and view contents3. METHODS FOR ESTIMATING BIOMASS DENSITY FROM EXISTING DATA
Open this folder and view contents4. PRIMARY DATA AD FIELD MEASUREMENT FOR BIOMASS ESTIMATION
Open this folder and view contents5. BIOMASS DENSITY ESTIMATES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTIES BASED ON EXISTING INVENTORIES
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View the documentFAO TECHNICAL PAPERS

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by
Sandra Brown
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois
Urbana, Illinois, USA

A Forest Resources Assessment publication

FAO FORESTRY PAPER
134

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome, 1997

Reprinted with corrections 1997

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ISBN 92-5-103955-0

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