TY - CHAP A1 - Jalal Amini A2 - Josaphat Tetuko Sri Sumantyo ED1 - Darko Matovic Y1 - 2011-09-09 PY - 2011 T1 - SAR and Optical Images for Forest Biomass Estimation N2 - Biomass has been an intimate companion of humans from the dawn of civilization to the present. Its use as food, energy source, body cover and as construction material established the key areas of biomass usage that extend to this day. Given the complexities of biomass as a source of multiple end products, this volume sheds new light to the whole spectrum of biomass related topics by highlighting the new and reviewing the existing methods of its detection, production and usage. We hope that the readers will find valuable information and exciting new material in its chapters. BT - Biomass SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/18930 DO - 10.5772/18930 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-22 ER -