Location within country: Kailali and Chitwan district
The objectives of this project were; 1) To investigate the potential use of ALOS/PALSAR data for biomass estimation, 2) To investigate the potential use of object-based classification method for biomass estimation using a Very High Resolution (VHR) image, 3) To estimate the forest tree height from LiDAR data.
Estimation of Above Ground Forest Biomass in a Tiger Habitat of the Western Nepal using ALOS Data and Field Inventory
Location within country: Tiger Landscape in western part of Nepal
The objectives of the project were: 1) To develop a biomass model based on the relationship between the RADAR backscatter coefficient and the AGB calculated from the field data, 2) To derive a biomass map of the study area, 3) To estimate tree height from the ALOS/PRISM-derived DSM.
Estimation of Above Ground Biomass of Mangrove Plantations using Remote Sensing Data – A Case Study in Bangpu Sub-district, Samutprakan Province
Location within country: Bangpu sub-district, Samutprakan Province
The objectives of this project were: 1) To delineate a landcover map of Bangpu Nature Education Center (BNEC) area, 2) To create a map of mangrove distribution and above ground biomass, 3) To detect changes in mangrove reforestation area.