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Biomass and Remote Sensing of Biomass

Generally, the term biomass is used for all materials originating from photosynthesis. However, biomass can equally apply to animals. Conservation and management of biomass is very important. There are various ways and methods for biomass evaluation. One of these methods is remote sensing. Remote sensing provides information about biomass, but also about biodiversity and environmental factors estimation over a wide area. The great potential of remote sensing has received considerable attention over the last few decades in many different areas in biological sciences including nutrient status assessment, weed abundance, deforestation, glacial features in Arctic and Antarctic regions, depth sounding of coastal and ocean depths, and density mapping. The salient features of the book include: Several aspects of biomass study and survey; Use of remote sensing for evaluation of biomass; Evaluation of carbon storage in ecosystems; Evaluation of primary productivity through case studies

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Biomass and Remote Sensing of BiomassEdited by Ehsan Atazadeh, PhD

Published: September 6th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/939

ISBN: 978-953-307-490-0

Copyright year: 2011

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27390 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

36 Dimensions Citations

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1. Biomass in Evolving World - Individual’s Point of View

By Biljana Stojković

1415

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2. Ecological Aspects of Biomass Removal in the Localities Damaged by Air-Pollution

By Jiří Novák, Marian Slodičák, David Dušek and Dušan Kacálek

1154

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3. Invasive Plant Species and Biomass Production in Savannas

By John K Mworia

4038

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4. Zooplankton Abundance, Biomass and Trophic State in Some Venezuelan Reservoirs

By Ernesto J. González, María L. Matos, Carlos Peñaherrera and Sandra Merayo

1558

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5. Estimation of Above-Ground Biomass of Wetlands

By Laimdota Truus

1762

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6. Soil Microbial Biomass Under Native Cerrado and Its Changes After the Pasture and Annual Crops Introduction

By Leidivan A. Frazão, João Luis N. Carvalho, André M. Mazzetto, Felipe José C. Fracetto, Karina Cenciani, Brigitte J. Feigl and Carlos C. Cerri

1734

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7. The Above-Ground Biomass Production and Distribution in White Willow Community During 11 Years of Primary Succession

By Petr Maděra, Diana Lopéz and Martin Šenfeldr

1310

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8. Introduction to Remote Sensing of Biomass

By Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf, Mohd. Jamil Maah and Ismail Yusoff

3765

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9. Biomass of Fast-Growing Weeds in a Tropical Lake: An Assessment of the Extent and the Impact with Remote Sensing and GIS

By Tasneem Abbasi, K.B Chari and S. A. Abbasi

1767

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10. Application of Artificial Neural Network (ANN) to Predict Soil Organic Matter Using Remote Sensing Data in Two Ecosystems

By Shamsollah Ayoubi, Ahmahdreza Pilehvar Shahri, Parisa Mokhtari Karchegani and Kanwar L. Sahrawat

2424

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11. A Comparative Study of Carbon Sequestration Potential in Aboveground Biomass in Primary Forest and Secondary Forest, Khao Yai National Park

By Jiranan Piyaphongkul, Nantana Gajaseni and Anuttara Na-Thalang

2056

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12. Carbon Storage in Cold Temperate Ecosystems in Southern Patagonia, Argentina

By Pablo Luis Peri

1434

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13. Long-Term UVR Effects Upon Phytoplankton Natural Communities of Patagonian Coastal Waters

By Silvana R. Halac, Virginia E. Villafañe, Rodrigo J. Gonçalves and E. Walter Helbling

1506

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14. In Situ Primary Production Measurements as an Analytical Support to Remote Sensing - An Experimental Approach to Standardize the 14C Incorporation Technique

By Tamara Cibic and Damiano Virgilio

1467

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