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Amazonia Forest Canopy Structure from LiDAR

Map of Para, Brazil.

Bounding boxes for LiDAR tiles from surveys over western Para, Brazil, are depicted in Google Earth from the KMZ companion file. Each feature in the KMZ provides key metadata about the corresponding tile.

LiDAR surveys over forest research sites across the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are available.

Aboveground Biomass in Kalimantan, Indonesia

Aboveground biomass and land cover

Aboveground biomass (AGB) density maps of Kalimantan forests. (A) AGB density, and (B) mean density AGB aggregated by land cover class. From Ferraz et al., 2018.

A new dataset from the Carbon Monitoring System provides forest biomass, canopy height, and degradation maps across the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo.

Forest Data from the AfriSAR Mission

AfriSAR project researchers in Gabon

Researchers collecting field data in Mondah Forest, Gabon, for the AfriSAR project. Photo credit: Carla Thomas, NASA, 2016

Tree data, canopy cover, and vertical profile metrics from forests in Gabon have been published.