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Forest parameter retrieval from SAR data using an estimation algorithm applied to regrowing forest stands in Queensland, Australia

D. Clewley, R. M. Lucas, M. Moghaddam, Pete Bunting, J. Dwyer, J. Carreiras
2010 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
This paper has demonstrated that an estimation approach to the retrieval of forest parameters is possible for Brigalow dominated regrowth, but the method could equally be applied to other forest types  ...  In order to retrieve parameters from the SAR data it is assumed σ 0 can be expressed as closed form parametric equations relating total backscatter to a small number of unknowns, describing forest structure  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2010.5652883 dblp:conf/igarss/ClewleyLMBDC10 fatcat:e7inifsoa5d2deyyzhdwlc57ly

An Approach to Mapping Forest Growth Stages in Queensland, Australia through Integration of ALOS PALSAR and Landsat Sensor Data

Daniel Clewley, Richard Lucas, Arnon Accad, John Armston, Michiala Bowen, John Dwyer, Sandy Pollock, Peter Bunting, Clive McAlpine, Teresa Eyre, Annie Kelly, João Carreiras (+1 others)
2012 Remote Sensing  
Using inventory data collected from 74 plots, located in the Tara Downs subregion, forests were assigned to one of three regrowth stages based on their height and cover relative to that of undisturbed  ...  stands.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Kyoto and Carbon (K&C) Initiative for providing the ALOS PALSAR FBD data used in this research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs4082236 fatcat:w2kybh6wbzgb3hfigxax5l2j6a

Current remote sensing approaches to monitoring forest degradation in support of countries measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems for REDD+

Anthea L. Mitchell, Ake Rosenqvist, Brice Mora
2017 Carbon Balance and Management  
Improvements in the reliability of mapping methods are anticipated by SAR-optical data fusion and use of very high resolution data.  ...  There has been progress in the capacity to discriminate forest age and growth stage using data fusion methods and LiDAR height metrics.  ...  Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13021-017-0078-9 pmid:28417324 pmcid:PMC5393981 fatcat:nyb3rjngp5a4plfs47r75w5y3u

The value of multiangle measurements for retrieving structurally and radiatively consistent properties of clouds, aerosols, and surfaces

David J. Diner, Bobby H. Braswell, Roger Davies, Nadine Gobron, Jiannan Hu, Yufang Jin, Ralph A. Kahn, Yuri Knyazikhin, Norman Loeb, Jan-Peter Muller, Anne W. Nolin, Bernard Pinty (+3 others)
2005 Remote Sensing of Environment  
and provide data required to constrain more sophisticated, 3-D approaches.  ...  Measurements of directional radiation streams also provide independent checks on model assumptions conventionally used in satellite retrievals, such as the application of 1-D radiative transfer theory,  ...  This paper is an outgrowth of discussions held during the Third International Workshop on Multiangular Measurements and Models (IWMMM-3) in Steamboat Springs, CO on 11 -12 June 2002, and we thank the participants  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2005.06.006 fatcat:r3q3pb2gjffyrm6lv73cyvwoza

Assessing and mapping of carbon in biomass and soil of mangrove forest and competing land uses in the Philippines

Jose Castillo, Armando Apan, Maraseni Tek
2017
In the third objective, the soil C stocks of the study land uses were quantified to estimate C losses in soil owing to conversion.  ...  However, the SAR-based model was more accurate in predicting the biomass in the usually deficient-to-low vegetation cover replacement land uses.  ...  The generated information can also be used as an empirical basis to estimate emissions from land use change and forest degradation in mangrove.  ... 
doi:10.26192/5c09b419f0cc2 fatcat:ni3ainbenzdorfcue3qai7uozm

South African Association of Botanists (SAAB) – Annual Meeting 2012

2012 South African Journal of Botany  
In addition to their primary functions in photosynthesis, carotenoids play essential roles in plant reproduction by furnishing flowers and fruits with distinct pigmentation and as precursors for volatiles  ...  Light microscopy (eosin and hematoxylin staining) and confocal microscopy (Hoechst 33342, acridine orange and propidium iodide staining) were used to evaluate the mechanism of action of the acetone leaf  ...  We also used carbon stock data from restored and intact sites, and sampled carbon stocks at restored stands at a second site in the same thicket plant community.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2012.02.002 fatcat:qspiytq66jh33l75n2fcabzvjy