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Estimation of LAI and above-ground biomass in deciduous forests: Western Ghats of Karnataka, India

Rangaswamy Madugundu, Vyjayanthi Nizalapur, Chandra Shekhar Jha
2008 International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation  
Estimation of above ground tree biomass in the present study provides data for tropical deciduous forests covering a large part (24.66%) of state for further use.  ...  The relationship between basal area and above ground biomass showed positive correlation for all sites and forest types.  ...  Bhat et al. (2003) reported that the accumulation of biomass in tropical rain forest of Western Ghat ranging from 92 t·ha -1 to 268.49 t·ha -1 while FAO (2007) estimated the average carbon density at  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jag.2007.11.004 fatcat:rxmviipmgvchjcf4ljt4gji7ti

Forest Vegetation and Dynamics Studies in India [chapter]

Madan Prasad Singh, Manohara Tattekere Nanjappa, Sukumar Raman, Suresh Hebbalalu Satyanatayana, Ayyappan Narayanan, Ganesan Renagaian, Sreejith Kalpuzha Ashtamoorthy
2021 Vegetation Index and Dynamics [Working Title]  
., Mudumalai, Sholayar, Uppangala, Kakachi permanent plots in the forests of Western Ghats has been explained in detail about their sampling methods with a note on the results of forest monitoring.  ...  In the case of deciduous forests, the population of plant species showed considerable fluctuations but basal area has been steadily increasing over time, and this is reflecting carbon sequestration.  ...  We also thank State Forest Departments of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu for encouragement and research permissions. 29 Forest Vegetation and Dynamics Studies in India DOI:  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.97724 fatcat:ls27cyrpnrcutf6sevl43q7kqe

Mapping Vegetation and Forest Types using Landsat TM in the Western Ghat Region of Maharashtra, India

Sandipan Das, T. P. Singh
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The present study highlights significance of remote sensing in the vegetation mapping of western ghat region of Maharashtra using satellite imageries from Landsat TM.  ...  The moist deciduous forests constitute major portion of the total forest area.  ...  Twelve districts are covered in the Western Ghats region in Maharashtra.  ... 
doi:10.5120/13214-0596 fatcat:4y2ze7kwpjgopbx7py4l2eopmy

The Prospect of Radar Remote Sensing in Assessment of Forest above Ground Biomass

Yogesh Kumar Yogesh Kumar, TJPRC
2020 International Journal of Agricultural Science and Research  
It deals primarily the application of polarimetric SAR in forest above ground biomass mapping.  ...  The assessment of forest Above Ground Biomass (AGB) is a major requirement in the current scenario where world faces a serious threat of climate change.  ...  ., and Jha, C. S. (2008). Estimation of LAI and above-ground biomass in deciduous forests: 42. Lal, M., and Singh, R. (2000). Carbon sequestration potential of Indian forests.  ... 
doi:10.24247/ijasrjun202004 fatcat:hikiuos5bnbw5pqgufh3csj5au

Diversity of Ecosystem Types in India: A Review

R. K. Chaturvedi
2017 Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy  
Four terrestrial biodiversity hot spots (Himalaya, Indo-Burma, Western Ghats and Sri Lanka, and Sundaland) partly lie in India.  ...  In this article we give an overview of the vast array of broad ecosystem types that occur in India.  ...  Acknowledgements J S S thanks INSA and R K C thanks CSIR for funding support.  ... 
doi:10.16943/ptinsa/2017/41287 fatcat:gd4n5jad6fahrdayochrqaua2m

Ecosystem Biodiversity of India [chapter]

Vivek Khandekar, Anita Srivastav
2014 Biodiversity - The Dynamic Balance of the Planet  
Macaque in Western Ghats.  ...  Among them four are in India-Eastern Himalaya, Indo-Burma, Western Ghats and Sri Lanka, and Sundaland located in Nicobar Islands.  ... 
doi:10.5772/58431 fatcat:gd47mw2zvzhtjl4oih5bf37mj4

The recreational value of forests under different management systems

F. Riccioli, E. Marone, F. Boncinelli, C. Tattoni, D. Rocchini, R. Fratini
2018 New forests  
Total above-ground stand biomass amounted to 42.99 Mg/ha estimated by the best statistical model used.  ...  Methodology: The present study was carried out in the tropical wet evergreen forest of Western Ghats region of Karnataka, which constitutes nearly 15 per cent tropical forests of the country.  ...  Introduction: Accurate estimations of changes in forest carbon (C) balance with time are essential for predicting future forest carbon balance and its part in global C cycle.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11056-018-9663-3 fatcat:7m3t4iiqbveynkk6razrpbrnlm

A review of radar remote sensing for biomass estimation

S. Sinha, C. Jeganathan, L. K. Sharma, M. S. Nathawat
2015 International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology  
In this regard, the current study provides a review of radar remote sensing-based studies in forest biomass estimation.  ...  Forest plays a vital role in regulating climate through carbon sequestration in its biomass. Biomass reflects the health and environmental conditions of a forest ecosystem.  ...  (2006) ENVISAT ASAR Western Ghats, Karnataka, India Regression analysis Hyde et al. (2006) LiDAR, SAR/ InSAR, ETM?, QB Sierra Nevada, California, USA Regression analysis Lucas et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13762-015-0750-0 fatcat:wokozm3mezg23deabimwgcbm4a

Disaggregated economic impact analysis incorporating ecological and social trade-offs and techno-institutional context: A case from the Western Ghats of India

Sharachchandra Lele, Veena Srinivasan
2013 Ecological Economics  
We illustrate this approach by studying the impact of creating the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple wildlife sanctuary in the Western Ghats forests of southern India.  ...  Changes in forest rights, irrigation technologies, and ecosystem dynamics influence the magnitude of benefits and sometimes convert gainers into losers.  ...  Ravishankar, forest officers A N Yellappa Reddy (retired) and A. K. Singh (serving), and Professor Jayadev for their help in scenario building.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2013.03.023 fatcat:rrpcfkoyn5evndfpf2w7phi44i

An Analysis of the Property Rights of Forest Dependent Communities: The Indian Context

B Sundar
2013 Vikalpa The Journal for Decision Makers  
In the Indian context, the tropical rain forests of the western and eastern ghats are one such state-owned (common property) resource that has been used as an input for the production of timber, ayurvedic  ...  degradation is not valid and well-grounded.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0256090920130306 fatcat:27g5qsu3abbytczjg4jl5dgn6a

Greening and Browning Trends of Vegetation in India and Their Responses to Climatic and Non-Climatic Drivers

Bikash Ranjan Parida, Arvind Chandra Pandey, N.R. Patel
2020 Climate  
This effect has an adverse impact on vegetation growth in the Himalayas, Northeast India, the Western Ghats and the southern peninsula, which was further exaggerated by human-induced land-use change.  ...  in India.  ...  We thank the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/cli8080092 fatcat:zcxowbiinrg4lfzlpyq7oaztvy

E-Compendium of invited lectures and abstracts of National Online Training Programme on Conservation, Management and Utilization of Horticultural Genetic Resources for Livelihood and Nutritional Security [article]

P. E. Rajashekaran, Rajiv Kumar, Sridhar Gutam, M. R. Rohini, Linta Vincent, P.L. Anushma
2021 Zenodo  
E Compendium of invited lectures and abstracts of the National Online Training Programme on "Conservation, Management and Utilization of Horticultural Genetic Resources for Livelihood and Nutritional Security  ...  " held during November, 22-26, 2021 organized by ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru in association with the Society for Promotion of Horticulture, Bengaluru.  ...  Strobilanthes of the Western Ghats, India Jomy Augustine St.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5786650 fatcat:4cmokecrbndchovnvrl6rjtsmu

MODIS time series contribution for the estimation of nutritional properties of alpine grassland

Luigi Ranghetti, Bruno Bassano, Giuseppe Bogliani, Alberto Palmonari, Andrea Formigoni, Laura Stendardi, Achaz von Hardenberg
2016 European Journal of Remote Sensing  
16 information computed from MODIS) in combination with geo-morphometric data as predictors of 17 measured biomass, crude protein, fibre and fibre digestibility, obtained from 142 grass samples 18 collected  ...  Comparison the accuracies of 432 different spectral indices for estimation of vegetation cover fraction in sparse vegetated areas.  ...  Estimation of LAI and above-ground biomass in 548 deciduous forests: Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. // 551 Mao D.-H., Wang Z.-M., Luo L., Han J.-X. (2012).  ... 
doi:10.5721/eujrs20164936 fatcat:uwo73u2jabf6ll3rblf573f6di

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Lekshmi Priya
2019 Figshare  
Evergreen forests grow in the high rainfall areas of the Western Ghats, North Eastern India and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.  ...  Dipterocarps: This group of trees grows in evergreen forests of the southern part of the Western Ghats and in the Northeast of India, in high rainfall areas.  ...  about the extremely rapid disappearance of our forests.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.10451183 fatcat:mbxior6txjgapbjiuvzqh7ikym

Biological Diversity: Current Status and Conservation Policies [chapter]

Vinod Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Nitin Kamboj, Temin Payum, Pankaj Kumar, Sonika Kumari
2021 Biological Diversity: Current Status and Conservation Policies  
The views published in the articles are those of authors and not of the editors or publisher.  ...  Trade or brand names used in this book is solely for the purpose of providing specific information.  ...  Institute of Advance Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India for valuable suggestions and their support in completion of this book chapter.  ... 
doi:10.26832/aesa-2021-bdcp fatcat:xpw5mkfytfceddh7tpauadkjsu
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