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Inventory of forest biomass in Canada

G. M. Bonnor

Inventory of forest biomass in Canada

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Published by Government of Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, Distribution Centre, Environment Canada in [Canada], Hull, Quebec .
Written in English

  • Forests and forestry -- Canada -- Measurement,
  • Fuelwood -- Canada -- Measurement,
  • Forest mapping -- Data processing

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.M. Bonnor.
    ContributionsCanadian Forestry Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 63 p., 7 leaves of folded plates :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15436568M
    ISBN 100662142039
    LC Control Number87070412

    Forest C stocks in the US are estimated using data collected by the US Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program. In the current national greenhouse gas inventory (NGHGI; [ 17 ]), belowground stocks are estimated in two stages by first quantifying total aboveground biomass using allometric equations then estimating a ratio of.

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Get this from a library. Inventory of forest biomass in Canada. [G M Bonnor; Canadian Forestry Service.] -- Canada's first complete forest inventory and first forest biomass inventory. Includes data for the NWT and Yukon.

Forest biomass can be used as Inventory of forest biomass in Canada book source of energy supply. A Canadian Biomass Inventory: Feedstocks for a Bio-based Economy 6 S. Wood and D. Layzell, BIOCAP Canada Foundation The purpose of this study was to explore the magnitude of Canada’s biomass resource by: (a) Quantifying Canada’s forestry and agriculture production in units of carbon harvested per year and the energy content of that harvest.

Apps ) and for determining the contribution of Canada’s forests to the global carbon cycle necessitates maintaining a current biomass inventory. The national volume inventory has been repeated on a 5-year cycle since but a biomass inventory has been compiled only once.

A current biomass inventory is needed in. Forest Inventory-based Projection Systems for Wood and Biomass Availability Canada. Juha M. Metsaranta, Carolyn E. Smyth, Werner A. Kurz among supply experts and wood industry experts often leads to misunderstandings regarding the availability of woody biomass.

The book provides a unique collection of structured and detailed. The distribution of biomass, as well as the changes associated with different management scenarios, have implications for the long-term sustainability of the forest resource.

The purpose of the national biomass inventory initiative is to provide efficient and timely estimates of the aboveground biomass components on forest land in Canada. This book provides detailed descriptions of the forest biomass projection systems used in 22 countries in Europe and North America, as well as four European-wide systems.

Separate chapters focus on the concepts of estimation of availability of woody biomass, compare and classify the different projection systems, and discuss the challenges and. This book is written for experts in the field of assessment and modelling of wood resources, private practitioners and public administration and decision-makers interested in deepening their knowledge about the projection systems used for officially reporting woody biomass availability in several European countries and North America.

Biomass estimation in forest ecosystems is an important aspect of forest management processes aimed at ensuring sustainability. The choice of appropriate method is crucial to achieve the desire. The stand biomass calculators use a suite of biomass models to estimate biomass.

The biomass models and their parameters were updated from the originals, which are described in the original report, Model-based volume-to-biomass conversion for forested and vegetated land in Canada which was published by the Canadian Forest Service in   This includes investments in new technologies that tap into the vast potential of forest-based biomass and bioenergy.

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, today announced a $, investment in three Indigenous forestry projects in British Columbia that will create jobs and boost the local economy.

Canada’s National Forest Inventory • Purpose:To assess and monitor the extent, state and sustainable development of Canada’s forests in a timely and accurate manner. • Network of sampling points (PSP) across Canada. • To estimate inventory attributes, biomass, & change (monitor) • Remote sensing will enhance the NFI, assess the.

Tree biomass equations are the basic tool for converting inventory plot data into biomass density. New sets of national tree biomass equations have therefore been produced from archival biomass data collected at the beginning of the s through the ENergy from the FORest research program (ENFOR) of the Canadian Forest Service.

Exercice –calculation of mean biomass of a forest strata •Existing inventory •Data for DBH, species and H available and filled into an Excel file •Forest type: dry forest •Calculate: •Mean AGB in tdm/ha among the forest •Calculate total carbon stocks (AGB + BGB) in tC/ha •Calculate emissions related to deforestation in tCO 2 /ha.

Forest biomass is a renewable source of feedstock for energy production. As long as the forest biomass comes from a sustainably managed forest and is replaced (that is, renewed) over time through regrowth, the GHG emissions from the production of bioenergy can be considered to offset—at least to a large extent—fossil fuel emissions.

According to the sixth National Forest Inventory (NFI) data, bamboo forest area in Anhui Province is aboutha, so bamboo forest biomass of – period in the southern Anhui Province was estimated about Tg (= t ha × × ha) (1 Tg = 10 12 g), approximately % of the national forest biomass of the same period.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aldred, A. Guidelines for forest biomass inventory. Chalk River, Ont.: Petawawa National Forestry Institute,   Xu et al. investigated the relationships between forest biomass density and forest age for 36 major forest types using our national forest inventory data from – and – and estimated the potential of forest biomass carbon storage in China for the – period, using statistical algorithms.

The results show that the. Abstract. The forest biomass constitutes an important part of the total biomass resources. According to Milescu and Axente (), it is estimated that approximately 4 out of the 13 billion hectares of land on earth (excluding the arctic and antarctic regions) is occupied by forest; that is, about 30 percent of the land is forest land.

Among the different terrestrial ecosystems, forests are the most important biomass carbon producers and the ones that store the most standing biomass carbon. Consequently, they are also the major source of biomass for energy.

Forest biomass has been used as a fuel from early times, and from the late twentieth century onward, there has been a renewed interest in its use to produce.

Despite the impact of biomass storage on demand fulfilment and logistics cost, the problem of biomass inventory management is overlooked. In this paper, a simulation model is developed to compare demand fulfilment, cost, and emission of a forest-based biomass supply chain for two inventory systems: 1) order-up-to-level, and 2) fixed order quantity.

Since the beginning of the eighth national forest inventory of China, the National Forest Biomass Modeling Program for main tree species has been implemented, and a lot of findings have been.

The primary objective of this synthesis was to assess possible thresholds for sustainable harvesting of biomass for energy purposes in Sweden, based on reviews in this issue of Forest Ecology and Management that examine the environmental impact of biomass harvesting (Egnell et al.,de Jong and Dahlberg,Löfgren et al.,Olsson.

This book provides a synthesis of the scientific and technical literature on specific aspects of forest biomass supply chains, and quantifies future potentials in comparison to estimates provided by other sources and the targets for bioenergy production set by various organizations (IEA, IPCC, etc.).

A first global forest biomass map. The pan-tropical biomass map was integrated with the boreal forest biomass component (Santoro et al., ) into the GEOCARBON global aboveground forest biomass map at ° resolution. This is the first global biomass.

Integrating forest inventory data and MODIS data to map species-level biomass in Chinese boreal forests. Qinglong Zhang, a b Hong S.

He, c d Yu Liang, b Todd J. Hawbaker, e Paul D. Henne, e Jinxun Liu, f Shengli Huang, g Zhiwei Wu, h Chao Huang a b. a CAS Key Laboratory of Forest Ecology and Management, Institute of Applied Ecology, Shenyang. NFI data have been used to produce a suite of continuous maps of forest properties.

To view maps, click here. To access these data products, please click here. For more information, please refer to Beaudoin et al. () Tracking forest attributes across Canada between and using a k nearest neighbors mapping approach applied to MODIS imagery. The relation between inventory estimates of woody biomass and remote sensing estimates of seasonal greenness is shown in Fig.

Data from the United States are displayed to distinguish states with predominant needle leaf presence from those with broad leaf forests. The outliers represent high biomass, old growth forests of the Pacific northwestern.

Utilization of Residual Forest Biomass by Pentti Hakkila,available at Book Depository with free Dry Mass of the Stump-Root System.- Composition of Whole-Tree Biomass.- Biomass of an Entire Stand.- Forest Biomass Inventory.- Quantity of Residue in Practical Logging Operations.- Estimating the.

Transport of forest pulpwood and biomass is a competitive, low-margin business (Mendell and Harbor ), and it can be a significant component of the supply chain cost for forest biomass.

Transportation of forest biomass products has some inherent features that result in a low-efficiency enterprise, including a large number of points of origin. can be generated from our renewable forests. Defining biomass is a good first step in describing this resource. There are many sources of biomass in the forest such as 1) the above ground biomass of all living merchantable trees 2) the roots of these trees 3) non-merchantable trees (smaller than.

Biomass energy generation is the creation of heat and/or power from carbonaceous substances such as solid wood or wood residues, agricultural crop residues, aquatic plants, animal wastes, and dedicated energy crops such as tree farms.

A Forest Bioeconomy Framework for Canada seeks to increase the use of forest biomass throughout the economy. It can also help meet other priorities, includ - ing the objectives of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, clean technology innovation, green infrastructure, and green job creation.

Estimating forest above-ground biomass (AGB) and monitoring its variation are relevant for sustainable forest management, monitoring global change, carbon accounting, particularly for the Qilian Mountains (QMs), a water resource protection zone.

“Spatial patterns of aboveground production and mortality of woody biomass for eastern US forests,” Ecol. Appl. 9(3), DOI: / Champagne, P. “Feasibility of producing bio-ethanol from waste residues: A Canadian perspective: Feasibility of producing bio-ethanol from waste residues in Canada,” Resour.

Conserve. Canada has committed to achieving 30 % reduction in CO 2 emissions from levels bywhile the province of Ontario in Canada has further committed to reducing CO 2 emissions by 37 % from levels by As a result, Ontario has banned the use of coal and is utilizing its forest-based biomass instead for energy production.

Crystal Luxmore is a freelance journalist and communications consultant in Toronto Canada. She is the PR manager for the Canadian Bioenergy Association, and spent three years in Birmingham, England as the communications officer for the Bioenergy Network of Excellence, an EU-funded body of eight leading institutes in biomass-to-energy RD&D.

@article{osti_, title = {Chapter 8 - Challenges and Opportunities for International Trade in Forest Biomass. In the book Mobilisation of Forest Bioenergy in the Boreal and Temperate Biomes.}, author = {Lamers, P.

and Mai-Moulin, T. and Junginger, M.}, abstractNote = {In an effort to reduce fossil fuel consumption, the use of woody biomass for heat and power generation is growing. Sidders, D., B. Joss and T. Keddy. Project TID8 25B GIS-Based Inventory and Analysis of Forestry and Agriculture Biomass: Biomass Inventory and Mapping Assessment Tool (BIMAT) Woody Biomass Inventory & Woody Biomass Information Portal.

Canadian Wood Fibre Centre and Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada. Google Scholar. Decadal Change of Forest Biomass Carbon Stocks and Tree Demography. Year: Forests in the Delaware River Basin could continue to be a carbon sink in the coming decades at the current middle successional stage, but would also likely experience remarkable composition and structure changes.

The C-MLR-estimated natural forest biomass was validated using forest inventory data for natural forests in Cambodia. The validation results showed a strong correlation (R 2 = ) between C-MLR-estimated natural forest biomass and field-based biomass, with RMSE = Mg/ha in deciduous forests.

In high-biomass regions, such as dense. on forest C pools and net fluxes. Maps of forest biomass permit spatially explicit estimates offorest carbonstorageand net fluxes from land-use change.

Our objectives here are to 1) produce a spatially explicit dataset of aboveground live forest biomass from ground measured inventory plots, at a .report lists biomass cost and volume estimator tools, models, and related information.

The second section contains an annotated bibliography of forest biomass-related literature from a wide variety of publication outlets. The third section identifies website links to regional and national sources of biomass, lumber, and log prices.Introduction.

Tree mortality is a central process governing the dynamics of forest structure and carbon cycling through terrestrial ecosystems. It is the principle means through which carbon is transferred from live biomass to the soil and atmosphere, and thus serves a critical role in determining whether forest ecosystems act as net carbon sources (Lewis et al., ) or sinks (Luyssaert et.