Forest Inventories: Discrepancies and Uncertainties

@inproceedings{Waggoner2009ForestID,
  title={Forest Inventories: Discrepancies and Uncertainties},
  author={Paul E. Waggoner},
  year={2009}
}
Credits for sequestered carbon augment forests’ already considerable value as natural habitat and as producers of timber and biomass, making their accurate inventory more critical than ever before. This article examines discrepancies in inventories of forest attributes and their sources in four variables: area, timber volume per area, biomass per timber volume, and carbon concentration. Documented discrepancies range up to a multibillion-ton difference in the global stock of carbon in trees… CONTINUE READING

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