Topography of the Cuvette Centrale peat deposits

Davenport, Ian ORCID logo ORCID: , Mitchard, Edward T.A., Dargie, Greta, Suspense, Ifo, Milongo, Brice, Bocko, Yannick E., Lawson, Ian, Baird, Andy J., Page, Susan and Lewis, Simon L. (2023) Topography of the Cuvette Centrale peat deposits. In: University of Cumbria Leadership Centre Talk, 22 March 2023, University of Cumbria, Ambleside, UK and online. (Unpublished)

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The Cuvette Centrale in the Congo Basin stores close to 29.0 petagrams of carbon, and preserving it requires knowledge of its topography – a domed structure is an indicator of rain-fed peat. The dense forest prevents most usual ground-based and remote sensing techniques, so a mixture of UAV-based LiDAR combined with ICESat-2 satellite LiDAR and classification techniques were used to estimate the peat shape.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Departments: Institute of Science and Environment > STEM
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2023 17:28
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2024 14:46


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