This is a pan-European map of living forest above-ground biomass. The map was implemented following IPCC Tier 1 method. Maps of forest biomass stock and carbon are relevant for quantifying terrestrial carbon storage and carbon sinks as well as for estimating potential emissions from land cover changes (afforestation, deforestation, reforestation), forest fragmentation and biotic (pests) and abiotic (e.g. forest fires, windstorms) disturbances.
- A European map of living forest biomass and carbon stock - Executive report Provisional data
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- Netherlands, Greenland, Gibraltar, Greece, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Palestine, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Hungary, Faroes, United Kingdom, Georgia, Guernsey, Spain, Estonia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Lebanon, France, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Italy, Jersey, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Albania, Åland Islands, Armenia, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Algeria, Ireland, Israel, India, Ukraine, Turkey, Tunisia, Iceland, Tajikistan, Syria, Sweden, Slovenia, Czechia, Vatican City, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Switzerland, Norway, Finland, Cyprus, Germany, Egypt, Moldova, Croatia, Malta, Latvia, Iran, Monaco, Morocco, Isle of Man, North Macedonia, Turkmenistan, Iraq, Libya, Denmark, Montenegro, Luxembourg
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)