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Estimation of biomass and other characteristics of boreal forest over extensive areas using NOAA AVHRR data
Author(s): Tuomas Haeme; Arto Salli; Kaj Andersson; Anssi Lohi; Yrjo Rauste
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Paper Abstract

Models using NOAA AVHRR data for estimating the areal distribution of biomass over the Boreal coniferous zone are developed. The method uses corresponding models that are estimated using Landsat TM data as input, and includes a mosaicing scheme for AVHRR images to cover very extensive areas. The estimation method may be adjusted to some other forest characteristics too.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2314, Multispectral and Microwave Sensing of Forestry, Hydrology, and Natural Resources, (31 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.200760
Show Author Affiliations
Tuomas Haeme, VTT Automation (Finland)
Arto Salli, VTT Automation (Finland)
Kaj Andersson, VTT Automation (Finland)
Anssi Lohi, VTT Automation (Finland)
Yrjo Rauste, VTT Automation (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2314:
Multispectral and Microwave Sensing of Forestry, Hydrology, and Natural Resources
Eric Mougin; K. Jon Ranson; James Alan Smith, Editor(s)

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