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Table 1 Description of the study regions and ecoregions (area within study regions only)

From: Multiscale divergence between Landsat- and lidar-based biomass mapping is related to regional variation in canopy cover and composition

Study region Ecoregions Lidar year Forest area within ecoregion Mean GNN biomass (Mg ha−1) Mean lidar biomass (Mg ha−1)
(km2) (%)
Coos Bay   2008–2009 4609   194.6 244.1
  Coastal Lowlands   464 13.6 100.9 141.6
  Coastal Uplands   758 11.1 146.9 199.7
  Coastal Siskiyous   203 9.2 216.9 191.7
  Inland Siskiyous   78 1.2 180.8 210.3
  Mid-Coastal Sedimentary   2369 24.5 235.2 302.1
  Northern Franciscan Redwood Forest   28 0.7 333.7 361.7
  Southern Oregon Coastal Mountains   670 37.8 178.3 195.4
  Umpqua Interior Foothills   39 1.7 128.5 187.5
Colville   2008 347   86.1 111.1
  High Northern Rockies   10 2.3 67.6 57.4
  Okanogan-Colville Xeric Foothills   73 1.0 55.5 83.4
  Okanogan Highland Dry Forest   265 5.4 97.9 123.4
Deschutes   2009–2010 2572   80.2 82.2
  Cascade Crest Montane Forest   60 1.1 12.6 13.9
  Cascade Subalpine/Alpine   508 25.5 114.1 91.9
  Grand Fir Mixed Forest   78 3.1 88.1 58.1
  Ponderosa Pine/Bitterbrush Woodland   74 2.6 125.7 108.1
  Pumice Plateau   1020 9.3 70.4 84.2
  Pumice Plateau Basins   515 31.0 90.5 100.5
  Deschutes River Valley   317 7.8 47.5 51.7
  1. Further details on lidar acquisitions in Additional file 1
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