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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
View the documentACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
View the documentABBREVIATIONS
close this folder1. INTRODUCTION
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View the document1.1 PREVIOUS ESTIMATES OF FOREST BIOMASS
close this folder2. PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF PRIMER ON ESTIMATING BIOMASS
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View the document2.1 WHAT TREE FORMATIONS ARE INCLUDED?
View the document2.2 WHAT IS BIOMASS?
close this folder3. METHODS FOR ESTIMATING BIOMASS DENSITY FROM EXISTING DATA
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close this folder3.1 APPROACH 1: BIOMASS DENSITY BASED ON EXISTING VOLUME DATA
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View the document3.1.1 GENERAL EQUATION
View the document3.1.2 VOLUME-WEIGHTED AVERAGE WOOD DENSITY (WD)
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View the document3.1.5 ADJUSTMENTS TO APPROACH USING VOLUME EXPANSION FACTORS (VEF)
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close this folder3.2 APPROACH 2: BIOMASS DENSITY BASED ON STAND TABLES
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View the document3.2.1 BIOMASS REGRESSION EQUATIONS
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View the document3.3 BIOMASS ESTIMATES OF INDIVIDUAL
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close this folder4. PRIMARY DATA AD FIELD MEASUREMENT FOR BIOMASS ESTIMATION
View the document4.1 IMPROVEMENTS IN FOREST INVENTORIES
View the document4.2 FIELD MEASUREMENTS FOR DEVELOPING BIOMASS REGRESSION EQUATIONS
close this folder5. BIOMASS DENSITY ESTIMATES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTIES BASED ON EXISTING INVENTORIES
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View the document5.1 TROPICAL AFRICAN COUNTRIES
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close this folder6. BIOMASS ESTIMATES FROM GIS MODELING
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View the document6.1 GENERAL APPROACH
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close this folder7. FUTURE DIRECTIONS TO ESTIMATE BIOMASS CHANGE
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View the document7.1 BIOMASS CHANGE WITH FIELD STUDIES
View the document7.2 BIOMASS CHANGE WITH REMOTE SENSING/FIELD STUDIES AND GIS MODELLING
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View the documentAppendix 1 - List of wood densities for tree species from tropical America, Africa, and Asia.
View the documentAppendix 2 - Original biomass data used to develop the biomass regressions equations for broadleaf forests.
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