This data contains leaf area index calculated from Digital Hemispheric Photography images taken at the core 1-ha plot within the Whroo Dry Eucalypt site between 2014 - 2016.
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Leaf area index is the preferred measure of cover for vegetation and is a key variable used in total biomass estimation and in carbon cycling prediction models.
Digital hemispheric photography images were taken at the core1-ha plot in the Whroo Dry Eucalypt site between 2014 - 2016. For complete methodology of plot set-up, image collection and leaf area calculation, please see attached Karan, M. (2020). SuperSites Vegetation Monitoring Protocols v 1.21. TERN Australian SuperSite Network. Cairns, Australia. doi:10.4227/05/56134C1310F16.