Global above-ground biomass carbon (v1.0)

ABC_450_ms Global estimates of annual average above-ground biomass carbon (ABC) for 1993-2012, based on a harmonised time series of Vegetation Optical Depth (VOD) derived from a series of satellite passive microwave instruments. Both VOD and ABC are available. [data description – download data]
Reference: Liu, Y.Y., A.I.J.M. van Dijk, R.A.M. de Jeu, J.G. Canadell, M.F. McCabe, J.P. Evans and G. Wang (2015) Recent reversal in loss of global terrestrial biomass, Nature Climate Change 5, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2581. [read]