Instruction on ancillary vegetation measurements in grasslands

Download the last version and the previous versions of the Instruction on Ancillary Vegetation Measurements in Grasslands, including Green Area Index, Above Ground Biomass, Litter Biomass and Canopy Height. This Instruction is based on the following ICOS protocols:

  • Op de Beeck et al. “Ancillary Vegetation Measurements in Grasslands”

The Instruction document can be cited as:
Op de Beeck, M., Sabbatini, S., & Papale, D. (2017). ICOS Ecosystem Instructions for Ancillary Vegetation Measurements in Grasslands (Version 20200316). ICOS Ecosystem Thematic Centre.

Instruction document history and download

Version Changes respect to the previous
Removed some unneeded equations (Eqs 2, 4 & 6), updated section Submission
20181122 Moved canopy height measurements from Appendix B to main text. Added a few textual corrections.
20180129 Changed the method for the selection of the SP-II points to take measurements (now randomly extracted by the PI from all the SP-II including -R). Added info on the BADM data submission.
20170131 First version

doi: 10.18160/daaa-x1ng

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