Northern Peatland Vegetation and the Carbon Cycle: A Remote Sensing Approach

  1. Andrew J. Baird,
  2. Lisa R. Belyea,
  3. Xavier Comas,
  4. A.S. Reeve and
  5. Lee D. Slater
  1. A. Harris1 and
  2. R. G. Bryant2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000818

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

How to Cite

Harris, A. and Bryant, R. G. (2009) Northern Peatland Vegetation and the Carbon Cycle: A Remote Sensing Approach, in Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands (eds A. J. Baird, L. R. Belyea, X. Comas, A.S. Reeve and L. D. Slater), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000818

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Geography, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904498

Online ISBN: 9781118666661

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Keywords:

  • Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)—Northern Hemisphere;
  • Peatlands—Environmental aspects—Northern Hemisphere;
  • Carbon sequestration—Northern Hemisphere;
  • Greenhouse gases—Northern Hemisphere

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Remote Sensing Approach

  • Mapping Northern Peatland Land Cover with Remotely Sensed Data

  • Retrieval of Vegetation Physiological and Biophysical Properties from Remotely Sensed Data