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Use of GIS for estimating potential and actual forest biomass for continental South and Southeast Asia.

Author(s):

S. Brown
A. Prasad
H. Mitasova
A. J. R. Gillespie
A. E. Lugo

Year:

1994

Publication type:

Miscellaneous Publication

Primary Station(s):

International Institute of Tropical Forestry

Source:

Dale, V. H., Comp., editor. Effects of land-use change on atmospheric CO2 concentrations: South and Southeast Asia as a case study. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag; pp. 67-116.

Description

A geographic information system (GIS) was used to estimate total biomass and biomass density of the tropical forest in south and southeast Asia because available data from forest inventories were insufficient to extrapolate biomass-density estimates across the region.

Citation

Iverson, L. R.; Brown, S.; Prasad, A.; Mitasova, H.; Gillespie, A. J. R., and Lugo, A. E. 1994. Use of GIS for estimating potential and actual forest biomass for continental South and Southeast Asia. Dale, V. H., Comp., editor. Effects of land-use change on atmospheric CO2 concentrations: South and Southeast Asia as a case study. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag; pp. 67-116.

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