publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

From a tree to a stand in Finnish boreal forests : biomass estimation and comparison of methods

Chunjiang Liu;
Open Access English
  • Published: 23 Jan 2015
  • Country: Finland
There is an increasing need to compare the results obtained with different methods of estimation of tree biomass in order to reduce the uncertainty in the assessment of forest biomass carbon. In this study, tree biomass was investigated in a 30-year-old Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) (Young-Stand) and a 130-year-old mixed Norway spruce (Picea abies)-Scots pine stand (Mature-Stand) located in southern Finland (61º50' N, 24º22' E). In particular, a comparison of the results of different estimation methods was conducted to assess the reliability and suitability of their applications. For the trees in Mature-Stand, annual stem biomass increment fluctuated following a...
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free text keywords: metsäekologia, Tree stand, Taiga, Scots pine, biology.organism_classification, biology, Boreal, Understory, Agroforestry, Picea abies, Biomass, Forestry, Litter, Environmental science
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