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Table 3 LiDAR-derived canopy height metrics considered as candidate variables for predictive AGC models [43]

From: Combined effect of pulse density and grid cell size on predicting and mapping aboveground carbon in fast-growing Eucalyptus forest plantation using airborne LiDAR data

Metric Description
HMIN Minimum canopy height
HMAX Maximum canopy height
HMEAN Mean canopy height
HMAD Median canopy height
HSD Standard deviation of canopy height
HSKEW Skewness of canopy height
HKURT Kurtosis of canopy height
HVAR Variance of canopy height
HCV Coefficient of variation canopy height
HMODE Mode canopy height
H01TH 1st percentile of canopy height
H05TH 5th percentile of canopy height
H10TH 10th percentile of canopy height
H20TH 20th percentile of canopy height
H25TH 25th percentile of canopy height
H30TH 30th percentile of canopy height
H40TH 40th percentile of canopy height
H50TH 50th percentile of canopy height
H60TH 60th percentile of canopy height
H70TH 70th percentile of canopy height
H75TH 75th percentile of canopy height
H80TH 80th percentile of canopy height
H90TH 90th percentile of canopy height
H95TH 95th percentile of canopy height
H99TH 99th percentile of canopy height
CR Canopy relief ratio [(HMEAN-HMIN)/(HMAX-HMIN)]
COV Canopy cover (percentage of first return above 1.30 m)