About this metric

leaves and sticks

Leaves and sticks refers to leaf litter and downed wood. It is estimated by making an area-weighted average of plant biomass densities of all the ecosystems within the vision, and multiplied over the area of the vision.

Leaves and sticks = area of ecosystem type * litterfall biomass density

Depends upon:

—Parameters: litterfall biomass density

—Other metrics: ecosystem area

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