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Table 4 Sampled area of forest inventory plots and LiDAR transects in the Brazilian Amazon forest biome

From: Evaluating spatial coverage of data on the aboveground biomass in undisturbed forests in the Brazilian Amazon

  Field plots LiDAR transects
RadamBrasil RAINFOR SL INPA TREES PPBio NFIa TEAM Total SL EBA Total
Plots per network 1362 105 473 1374 49 458 1394 136 5351  
LiDAR transects   70 sites 720  
% of plots from the total number of plots 25 2 9 26 1 9 26 3 100  
Area (ha) 1362 405 115 1374 17 458 279 136 4145 44,764 575,094 619,858
Total forest area (ha)          313,917,200
% of area from the total forest area 0.00043 0.00013 0.00004 0.00044 0.00001 0.00015 0.00009 0.00004 0.00132 0.014 0.183 0.197
% of total area (plots and LiDAR) 0.20            
  1. The number of plots for INPA, PPBio and RadamBrasil refers to those with location information. In the case of the NFI, are those measured or in the process of measurement and 192 plots of forest concessions
  2. RAINFOR Amazon forest inventory network, SL sustainable landscapes, TEAM tropical ecology, assessment and monitoring, INPA National Institute of Amazon Research, PPBio research program for biodiversity, TREES Tropical Ecosystems and Environmental Sciences Laboratory, NFI National Forest Inventory, EBA improving biomass estimation methods for the Amazon
  3. aWe assume the plot sizes of the NFI (0.2 ha) for the plots of the forest concessions