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A method for calculating the variance and confidence intervals for tree biomass estimates obtained from allometric equations

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The need for accurate quantification of the amount of carbon stored in the environment has never been greater. Carbon sequestration has become a vital component of the battle against global climate change, and monitoring and quantifying this process are major challenges for policymakers. Plant allometric equations allow managers and scientists to quantify the biomass contained in a tree without cutting it down, and therefore can play a pivotal role in measuring carbon sequestration in forests...

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Published
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10.4102/sajs.v107i5/6.356

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Academy of Science of South Africa Publisher's website
Journal:
South African Journal of Science Journal website
Volume:
107
Issue:
5-6
Pages:
86-95
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1996-7489
ISSN:
0038-2353
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507345
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uuid:4557d8df-7402-48ee-ab56-0ab45fac8383
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2015-02-18

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