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The forest inventory project at the Tapajós National Forest. Final report

by Hernández Filho, P; Shimabukuro, Y.E; Lee, D.C.L; Santos Filho, C.P. dos; Almeida, R.A. de.
Publisher: San José dos Campos, SP (Brasil) INPE 1993Description: 126 p.Subject(s): CARACTERISTICAS DEL SITIO | INVENTARIOS FORESTALES | METODOS | DISEÑO | MODELOS MATEMATICOS | TELEDETECCION | VOLUMEN | PROGRAMAS DE COMPUTADORA | PROCESAMIENTO DE LA INFORMACION | BRASIL | SITE FACTORS | FOREST INVENTORIES | METHODS | MATHEMATICAL MODELS | REMOTE SENSING | VOLUME | BRAZIL | FACTEUR LIE AU SITE | INVENTAIRE FORESTIER | METHODE | MODELE MATHEMATIQUE | TELEDETECTION | VOLUME | BRESILSummary: A multistage sampling design for inventory was tested at the Tapajós Forest, located close to the city of Santarém, Pará State, Brazil. This area has about 550,000 ha, covered by a dense tropical rainfores. Using the procedure of visual analysis of TM-Landsat images, five classes of forest were identified. The average and total volumes of timber for three forest classes were estimated. Furthermore, a databank containing georeferenced data was set up, including thematic information such as vegetation, soils, geomorphology, drainage and topography, available to professionals of most different areas of human knowledge.
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A multistage sampling design for inventory was tested at the Tapajós Forest, located close to the city of Santarém, Pará State, Brazil. This area has about 550,000 ha, covered by a dense tropical rainfores. Using the procedure of visual analysis of TM-Landsat images, five classes of forest were identified. The average and total volumes of timber for three forest classes were estimated. Furthermore, a databank containing georeferenced data was set up, including thematic information such as vegetation, soils, geomorphology, drainage and topography, available to professionals of most different areas of human knowledge.

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