Further Reading

Brown S (1997) FAO Forestry Paper 134: Estimating Biomass and Biomass Change of Tropical Forests - A Primer. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Canadell JG, Quere C, Raupach MR, et al. (2007) Contributions to accelerating atmospheric CO2 growth from economic activity, carbon intensity, and efficiency of natural sinks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104: 18866-18870.

Chave J, Andalo C, Brown S, et al. (2005) Tree allometry and improved estimation of carbon stocks and balance in tropical forests. Oecologia 145: 87-99.

Dixon RK, Brown S, Houghton RA, et al. (1994) Carbon pools and flux of global forest ecosystems. Science 263: 185-190.

Drake JB, Knox RG, Dubayah RO, etal. (2003) Above-ground biomass estimation in closed-canopy Neotropical forests using lidar remote sensing: Factors affecting the generality of relationships. Global Ecology and Biogeography 12: 147-159.

FAO (2001) Global Forest Resources Assessment 2000. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Goodale CL, Apps MJ, Blrdsey RA, et al. (2002) Forest carbon sinks in the Northern Hemisphere. Ecological Applications 12: 891-899.

Houghton RA (2005) Aboveground forest biomass and the global carbon balance. Global Change Biology 11: 945-958.

Houghton RA, Lawrence KT, Hackler JL, and Brown S (2001) The spatial distribution of forest biomass in the Brazilian Amazon: A comparison of estimates. Global Change Biology 7: 731-746.

Jenkins JC, Chojnacky DC, Heath LS, and Birdsey RA (2003) National-scale biomass estimators for United States tree species. Forest Science 49: 12-35.

Lewis SL, Phillips OL, Baker TR, Malhi Y, and Lloyd J (2006) Tropical forests and atmospheric carbon dioxide: Current conditions and future scenarios. In: Schellnhuber HJ (ed.) Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change, pp. 147-153. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Saugier B, Roy J, and Mooney HA (2001) Estimations of global terrestrial productivity: Converging toward a single number? In: Roy J, Saugier B, and Mooney HA (eds.) Terrestrial Global Productivity, pp. 543-557. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

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