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Aboveground Biomass Product Intercomparison and Validation References


Arnan Araza, Martin Herold, Sytze de Bruin, Philippe Ciais, David A. Gibbs, Nancy Harris, Maurizio Santoro,
  Jean-Pierre Wigneron, Hui Yang, Natalia Málaga, Karimon Nesha, Pedro Rodriguez-Veiga, Olga Brovkina, Hugh C.A.   Brown, Milen Chanev, Zlatomir Dimitrov, Lachezar Filchev, Jonas Fridman, Mariano García, Alexander Gikov, Leen   Govaere, Petar Dimitrov, Fardin Moradi, Adriane Esquivel Muelbert, Jan Novotný, Thomas A.M. Pugh, Mart-Jan   Schelhaas, Dmitry Schepaschenko, Krzysztof Stereńczak, Lars Hein, Past decade above-ground biomass change   comparisons from four multi-temporal global maps, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and   Geoinformation, Volume 118, 2023, 103274, ISSN 1569-8432,

Neha Hunka, Maurizio Santoro, John Armston, Ralph Dubayah, Ronald E McRoberts, Erik Næsset, Shaun Quegan,   Mikhail Urbazaev, Adrián Pascual, Paul B May, On the NASA GEDI and ESA CCI biomass maps: aligning for uptake   in the UNFCCC global stocktake, Environmental Research Letters, Volume 18, Number 12,
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Arnan Araza, Sytze de Bruin, Martin Herold, Shaun Quegan, Nicolas Labriere, Pedro Rodriguez-Veiga, Valerio Avitabile,   Maurizio Santoro, Edward T.A. Mitchard, Casey M. Ryan, Oliver L. Phillips, Simon Willcock, Hans Verbeeck, Joao   Carreiras, Lars Hein, Mart-Jan Schelhaas, Ana Maria Pacheco-Pascagaza, Polyanna da Conceição Bispo, Gaia   Vaglio Laurin, Ghislain Vieilledent, Ferry Slik, Arief Wijaya, Simon L. Lewis, Alexandra Morel, Jingjing Liang, Hansrajie   Sukhdeo, Dmitry Schepaschenko, Jura Cavlovic, Hammad Gilani, Richard Lucas, A comprehensive framework for   assessing the accuracy and uncertainty of global above-ground biomass maps, Remote Sensing of Environment,   Volume 272, 2022, 112917, ISSN 0034-4257,

Calders, K. et al. (2022). Laser scanning reveals potential underestimation of biomass carbon in temperate forest.   Ecological Solutions and Evidence, 3, e12197.


Duncanson, L., Armston, J., Disney, M., Avitabile, V., Barbier, N., Calders, K., Carter, S., Chave, J., Herold, M.,   MacBean, N., McRoberts, R., Minor, D., Paul, K., Réjou-Méchain, M., Roxburgh, S., Williams, M., Albinet, C., Baker, T.,   Bartholomeus, H., Bastin, J.F., Coomes, D., Crowther, T., Davies, S., de Bruin, S., De Kauwe, M., Domke, G.,   Dubayah, R., Falkowski, M., Fatoyinbo, L., Goetz, S., Jantz, P., Jonckheere, I., Jucker, T., Kay, H., Kellner, J., Labriere,   N., Lucas, R., Mitchard, E., Morsdorf, F., Næsset, E., Park, T., Phillips, O.L., Ploton, P., Puliti, S., Quegan, S., Saatchi,   S., Schaaf, C., Schepaschenko, D., Scipal, K., Stovall, A., Thiel, C., Wulder, M.A., Camacho, F., Nickeson, J., Román,   M., Margolis, H. (2021). Aboveground Woody Biomass Product Validation Good Practices Protocol. Version 1.0. In L.   Duncanson, M. Disney, J. Armston, J. Nickeson, D. Minor, and F. Camacho (Eds.), Good Practices for Satellite Derived   Land Product Validation, (p. 236): Land Product Validation Subgroup (WGCV/CEOS),   doi:10.5067/doc/ceoswgcv/lpv/agb.001


Duncanson, L., Armston, J., Disney, M., Avitabile, V., Barbier, N., Calders, K., Carter, S., Chave, J., Herold, M.,   Crowther, T.W., Falkowski, M., Kellner, J.R., Labriére, N., Lucas, R., MacBean, N., McRoberts, R.E., Meyer, V.,   Næsset, E., Nickeson, J.E., Paul, K.I., Phillips, O.L., Réjou- Méchain, M., Román, M., Roxburgh, S., Saatchi, S.,   Schepaschenko, D., Scipal, K., Siqueira, P.R., Whitehurst, A., Williams, M. 2019. The importance of consistent global   forest aboveground biomass product validation. Surveys in Geophysics.

Chave, J., Davies, S. Phillips, O. et al. (2019) Ground data are vital for Remote Sensing Missions, Surveys in   Geophysics 40 (4) doi: 10.1007/s10712-019-09528-w

Pardini, M., Armston, J., Qi, W., Lee S.K., Tello, M., Bes, V.C., Choi, C., Papathanassiou, K.P., Dubaya, R.O., Fatoyinbo,   L.E., 2019. Early Lessons on Combining Lidar and Multi-baseline SAR Measurements for Forest Structure   Characterization, Surv Geophys, 40: 803.

Réjou-Méchain, M., Barbier, N., Couteron, P. et al., (2019). Upscaling Forest Biomass from Field to Satellite   Measurements: Sources of Errors and Ways to Reduce Them. Surv Geophys, 40: 881–911.

Albinet, C., Whitehurst, A.S., Jewell, L.A., Bugbee, K., Laur, H., Murphy, K. J., Frommknecht, B., Scipal, K., Costa, G.,   Jai, B., Ramachandran, R., Lavalle, M., Duncanson, L. 2019. A Joint ESA-NASA Multi-mission Algorithm and Analysis   Platform (MAAP) for Biomass, NISAR, and GEDI. Surveys in Geophysics 40: 1017.

Disney, M., Burt, A., Calders, K., Schaaf, C., Stovall, A. 2019. Innovations in Ground and Airborne Technologies as   Reference and for Training and Validation: Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS), Surveys in Geophysics, 40: 937.

McRoberts, R.E., Næsset, E., Liknes, G.C., Chen, Q., Walters, B.F., Saatchi, S., Herold, M. 2019. Using a Finer   Resolution Biomass Map to Assess the Accuracy of a Regional, Map-Based Estimate of Forest Biomass, Surveys in   Geophysics, 40: 1001.

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Rodríguez-Fernández, N. J., Mialon, A., Mermoz, S., Bouvet, A., Richaume, P., Al Bitar, A., Al-Yaari, A., Brandt, M.,   Kaminski, T., Le Toan, T., Kerr, Y. H., Wigneron, J.-P. (2018). An evaluation of SMOS L-band vegetation optical depth   (L-VOD) data sets: high sensitivity of L-VOD to above-ground biomass in Africa, Biogeosciences, 15, 4627-4645.


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