Skip to Main Content
BiomassAuthor(s): Bernard R. Parresol
Source: In: El-Shaarawi, Abdel H.; Piegorsch, Walter W. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.: 196-198
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
PDF: View PDF (83 KB)
DescriptionBiomass, the contraction for biological mass, is the amount of living material provided by a given area or volume of the earth's surface, whether terrestrial or aquatic. Biomass is important for commercial uses (e.g., fuel and fiber) and for national development planning, as well as for scientific studies of ecosystem productivity, energy and nutrient flows, and for assessing the contribution of changes in forest lands (especially tropical) to the global carbon cycle.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
CitationParresol, Bernard R. 2001. Biomass. In: El-Shaarawi, Abdel H.; Piegorsch, Walter W. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.: 196-198
- Plant biomass in the Tanana River Basin, Alaska.
- Machine to harvest slash, brush, and thinnings for fuel and fiber - a concept
- Machine to harvest slash, brush, and thinnings for fuel and fiber- a concept
XML: View XML