Estimation of Carbon Stocks in New Zealand Planted Forests Using Airborne Scanning Lidar

@inproceedings{Stephens2007EstimationOC,
  title={Estimation of Carbon Stocks in New Zealand Planted Forests Using Airborne Scanning Lidar},
  author={P. R Stephens and Peter J Watt and D. Loubser and Andrew Haywood and Mark O. Kimberley and Peter. Stephens and David. Loubser},
  year={2007}
}
  • P. R Stephens, Peter J Watt, +4 authors David. Loubser
  • Published 2007
To meet obligations under Article 3.3 of the Kyoto Protocol, New Zealand is required to estimate, in an unbiased manner, forest carbon stock change, over the Protocol’s first commitment period (2008-2012). New Zealand has three categories of forest, namely: natural forest; forests planted prior to 1990; and forests planted in non-forest land after 1990. Carbon credits can be earned from net carbon accumulated in the last forest category: these forests are referred to as ‘Kyoto forests’. However… CONTINUE READING