Articles | Volume 19, issue 7
Biogeosciences, 19, 2059–2078, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2059-2022
Biogeosciences, 19, 2059–2078, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2059-2022
Research article
14 Apr 2022
Research article | 14 Apr 2022

Sensitivity of biomass burning emissions estimates to land surface information

Makoto Saito et al.

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This study tested combinations of two sources of AGB data and two sources of LCC data and used the same burned area satellite data to estimate BB CO emissions. Our analysis showed large discrepancies in annual mean CO emissions and explicit differences in the simulated CO concentrations among the BB emissions estimates. This study has confirmed that BB emissions estimates are sensitive to the land surface information on which they are based.
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