Multiscale analysis of tree cover and aboveground carbon stocks in pinyon-juniper woodlands.

  title={Multiscale analysis of tree cover and aboveground carbon stocks in pinyon-juniper woodlands.},
  author={Cho‐ying Huang and Gregory P. Asner and Roberta E. Martin and Nichole N. Barger and Jason C. Neff},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  volume={19 3},
  • Cho‐ying Huang, G. Asner, J. Neff
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Environmental Science, Mathematics
  • Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America
Regional, high-resolution mapping of vegetation cover and biomass is central to understanding changes to the terrestrial carbon (C) cycle, especially in the context of C management. The third most extensive vegetation type in the United States is pinyon-juniper (P-J) woodland, yet the spatial patterns of tree cover and aboveground biomass (AGB) of P-J systems are poorly quantified. We developed a synoptic remote-sensing approach to scale up pinyon and juniper projected cover (hereafter "cover… 

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