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High-Quality Forest Inventory Data for Gabon, Africa

Submitted by Welch, Jessica on 2020-09-28
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Gridded Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) instrument data products at 25 m spatial resolution over the Mondah Forest (left) and Mabounie (right) sites in Gabon.

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NASA's airborne Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) instrument was used to collect inventory data for Gabon's forests.

Sub-Saharan Africa High Res Woody Cover and Biomass Estimates

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-07-19
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Estimates of woody biomass (tree and shrubs) at 1-km resolution in megagrams per hectare (Mg ha-1). Biomass was estimated from canopy cover, canopy height, and tree allometry.  Source: C.W. Ross

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Estimates of woody cover and biomass across sub-Saharan Africa were derived from observations, tree allometry equations, and remote-sensing products.

Improved LiDAR-derived Biomass for Sonoma County, CA

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-07-06
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Estimated aboveground biomass (Mg/ha) for Sonoma County at 30 m spatial resolution with the 5th-95th percentile range and the standard deviation (SD) of per-pixel biomass estimates shown in the top left and bottom left, respectively.

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A new dataset used a parametric modeling approach to estimate biomass from airborne LiDAR data and field measurements.

Soil Organic Carbon in Tidal Wetlands

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-11-04
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Estuaries classes used in the study: former river valley primary estuary, former glacier valley primary estuary, river delta primary estuary, tectonic structural primary estuary, coastal lagoon secondary estuary, and unclassified estuary.

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Soil organic carbon (SOC) estimates and environmental data for US estuaries are available for the period 1972-2015.