Estimating forest aboveground biomass by low density lidar data in mixed broad-leaved forests in the Italian Pre-Alps

Background: Estimation of forest biomass on the regional and global scale is of great importance. Many studies have demonstrated that lidar is an accurate tool for estimating forest aboveground biomass. However, results vary with forest types, terrain conditions and the quality of the lidar data....

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Main Authors: Antonio Montagnoli, Sara Fusco, Mattia Terzaghi, Alan Kirschbaum, Dirk Pflugmacher, Warren B Cohen, Gabriella S Scippa, Donato Chiatante
Format: Article
Published: SpringerOpen 2015-04-01
Series:Forest Ecosystems
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