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Table 3 Comparison of the biomass maps with the NBS field data

From: Mapping biomass with remote sensing: a comparison of methods for the case study of Uganda

  All plots Plots ≥ 2
Map N Bias (Mg/ha) RMSE (Mg/ha) N Bias (Mg/ha) RMSE (Mg/ha)
Avitabile 850 -2.9 17.7 173 -1.7 13.6
Baccini 888 -4.8 24.7 184 -7.5 23.5
Drigo 985 39.3 57.2 664 38.8 54.0
Gibbs&Brown 92 9.2 30.4 31 6.1 28.0
Henry 878 51.1 62.2 183 57.1 69.9
NBS 1129 1.1 24.1 693 0.9 19.5
Reusch&Gibbs 778 35.5 66.7 160 31.5 65.1
  1. The comparison is performed using all map units with at least 1 field plot ("All plots", left column) and selecting only the map units with 2 or more field plots ("Plots ≥ 2", right column). N is the number of map units used for the comparison
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