Impacts of Sample Design on Estimation of Aboveground Biomass: Implications for the Assimilation of Lidar and Forest Inventory Data

Paul Duffy, Neptune and Company, Lakewood, United States, Michael Maier Keller, US Forest Service San Juan, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, San Juan, PR, United States, Douglas C Morton, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, Greenbelt, MD, United States and David Schimel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States