Advertisement

Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques for Terrestrial Carbon Inventory

Part of the Advances in Global Change Research book series (AGLO, volume 29)

Remote sensing is a technique that holds great potential for long-term monitoring of changes in area and carbon stocks. This chapter discusses the application of different techniques for different project types in terms of feasibility and reliability; highlights uncertainties, cost and required technical capacity; describes the application of geographical information systems (GIS) methods for carbon inventory for different projects; and also assesses the role of remote sensing and GIS techniques for long-term carbon inventory.

Keywords

Normalize Difference Vegetation Index Remote Sensing Geographical Information System Carbon Stock Synthetic Aperture Radar 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science + Business Media B.V 2008

Personalised recommendations