Calculating forest biomass using LiDAR, satellite imagery

South Dakota State University doctoral student Pedro Oliveira does fieldwork in the Amazon forest of Brazil.His research will help improve estimates of how much carbon is released through deforestation in the Amazon.

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How much carbon is stored in the Brazilian Amazon forest?

"It depends on the height of the trees in the forest canopy," according to Pedro Valle de Carvalho e Oliveira, a doctoral student at the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence at South Dakota State University.

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Source: South Dakota State University

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