Estimating tree biomass of sub-Saharan African forests: a review of available allometric equations.

@article{Henry2011EstimatingTB,
  title={Estimating tree biomass of sub-Saharan African forests: a review of available allometric equations.},
  author={Matieu Henry and Nicolas Picard and Carlo Trotta and Rapha{\"e}l J. Manlay and Riccardo Valentini and M. Bernoux and Laurent Saint-Andre},
  journal={Silva Fennica},
  year={2011},
  volume={45},
  pages={477-569}
}
In response to the growing interest in estimating carbon stocks in forests, available allometric equations have been compiled for sub-Saharan Africa. [] Key Method Tree, sprout and stand volume and biomass equations were reviewed. The 850 equations and 125 related references were incorporated into an open-access database on the Carboafrica website (http://www.carboafrica. net). The collected information provides a basic tool for the estimation of biomass and carbon stocks and other purposes, such as…

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