Data access

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Presentation

Carte de la biomasse du Gabon

The Gabon biomass map, with a 50x50m resolution, has been obtained by data fusion, mainly Lidar, spatial, radar and optic. Compared to field estimation, the map accuracy is around 70t/ha.

Authors

Mohammad El Hajj (Irstea), Nicolas Baghdadi (Irstea), Nicolas Labrière (Université de Toulouse), Jean-Stéphane Bailly (AgroParisTech), Ludovic Villard (CNRS)

Thanks

 Irstea, Cnes (Tosca), JAXA for ALOS/PALSAR radar data, NSDIC (National Snow and Ice Data Center) for the s lidar ICESat/GLAS lidar data, CENAREST, Gabon Parks Agency (ANPN) and the Gabon spatial agency (AGEOS).

Contact

Nicolas Baghdadi
IRSTEA, Tetis
ResearchGate
@N.Baghdadi

Format

Metadata

Erdas Imagine raster

NoData: -3,40282306074e+038

EPSG: 32732

Resolution: 50 m

Pixel type: Entier signé

Time of Data

ICESat: 2003-2009

Optic data: 2010

PALSAR/ALOS : 2007, 2010 et 2015

SRTM: 2000

Field data: 2010, 2011, 2012 et 2016

References

El Hajj M., Baghdadi N., Labrière N., Bailly J.S., Villard L., 2019. Mapping of Aboveground Biomass in Gabon. CR Geosciences, in press.