Biomass Mapping in Sonoma County

As part of NASA’s Carbon Monitoring System, high point density wall-to-wall airborne LiDAR was acquired over Sonoma County, California. We are currently developing empirical biomass models of forest carbon stock for the county, as well as assessing the implications of allometric equation selection for biomass estimation. Additionally, we will improve the current versions of biomass maps in high biomass areas through the collection of new high biomass plots across the county as well as terrestrial laser scanning data through a follow on CMS project focused on high biomass areas.agbm_map