Estimating aboveground biomass for Eucalyptus saligna Sm. and Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehn in the center region of Costa Rica

 

Authors
Navarro-Camacho, Richard; Esquivel-Segura, Edwin; Briceño-Elizondo, Elemer; Arias-Aguilar, Dagoberto
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The contribution of forests as climate change mitigation sinks through growth production calls for the accurate determination of their biomass production, therefore it is necessary to to evaluate variables such as weight of dry leaves, diameter at breast height (DBH) , diameter at stump height (DSH) and total height and their effect on individual aboveground biomass. The analysis was conducted at theTechnological Institute of Costa Rica (TEC) located in the province of Cartago- Sampling consisted on 31 sampling of Eucalyptus saligna and Eucalyptus camaldulensis, in order to estimate a linear regression model to predictaverage tree biomass. The final model obtained for biomass was Biomasa = e^2,6915+2,1338*√DSHi, with a coefficient of determination of 0,9061. We recommend a study to help determine the biomass and soil organic matter to provide a complete inventory of biomass for a given area.

Publication Year
2014
Language
Español
Topic
Eucalyotus saligna; Eucalyptus camaldulensis; biomass; linear regression; model; Costa Rica
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RepositorioTEC
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http://revistas.tec.ac.cr/index.php/kuru/article/view/1775
http://hdl.handle.net/2238/8275
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