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Estimating Tree Component Biomass Using Variable Probability Sampling Methods

Good, Norm; Paterson, Michelle; Brack, Cristopher; Mengersen, Kerrie


As a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol, Australia is obliged to stabilize greenhouse gas emissions at 8% above 1990 levels by 2008-2012. To demonstrate achievement of this goal, Australia requires national annual estimates of changes in vegetation biomass as greenhouse gas emissions from land use change. These emission estimates are, however, uncertain due largely to the scarcity of existing allometric equations for calculating biomass. The large investment of time and funding required for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics
DOI: 10.1198/108571101750524599


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