Biomass estimation for North American Boreal Forests: The first step toward statistically valid global measures.

Regions: Gwich'in Settlement Area, Sahtu Settlement Area, Dehcho Region

Tags: biology, biomass, boreal forests

Principal Investigator: Simpson, Lloyd G. (2)
Licence Number: 7082
Organization: University of California, Santa Barbara
Licenced Year(s): 1988 1987
Issued: Jan 01, 1987
Project Team: Dr. Daniel B. Botkin; and 5 assistants

Objective(s): To obtain the first statistically valid estimate of the biomass of the North American boreal forest. To locate sample plots that are randomly located throughout the boreal forest and make simple non-destructive dimensional measurements of trees and shrubs.