How do tree stand parameters affect young Scots pine biomass? – Allometric equations and biomass conversion and expansion factors

How do tree stand parameters affect young Scots pine biomass? – Allometric equations and... •Good models for biomass estimation of young trees are lacking.•We prepared site-specific and generalized allometric equations.•BCEFs decreased and biomass increased with increasing basal area, height and age.•Height-based models allow estimation of biomass using airborne laser scanning.•Our study improved methods of biomass estimation for young tree stands. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Forest Ecology and Management Elsevier

How do tree stand parameters affect young Scots pine biomass? – Allometric equations and biomass conversion and expansion factors

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
ISSN
0378-1127
eISSN
1872-7042
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.foreco.2017.11.001
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Abstract

•Good models for biomass estimation of young trees are lacking.•We prepared site-specific and generalized allometric equations.•BCEFs decreased and biomass increased with increasing basal area, height and age.•Height-based models allow estimation of biomass using airborne laser scanning.•Our study improved methods of biomass estimation for young tree stands.

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Forest Ecology and ManagementElsevier

Published: Feb 1, 2018

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