Finding Carbon Released
Use the unsupervised classification of the 543 Landsat Browse Image and the Carbon in Live Vegetation in Global Ecosystems, provided in the module, to find the following:

  • kg C/m2 = kilograms of carbon per square meter
  • Ecosystem; Conifers, Median Estimate of C = 16 kg C/m2
  • Coniferous burned = 17683200 m2
  • Canopy burned = 28856700 m2 (Note: Only of C is burned in a canopy )

kilograms of carbon from conifers:
Image of a chalkboard diagram that has a formula to find the kilograms of carbon from conifers.  Please have someone assist you with this.

kilograms of carbon from canopy:
Image of a chalkboard diagram that has a formula to find the kilograms of carbon from canopy.  Please have someone assist you with this.

Image of a chalkboard diagram that has a second formula to find the kilograms of carbon from canopy.  Please have someone assist you with this.

grams of carbon:
Image of a chalkboard diagram that has a formula to find the grams of carbon.  Please have someone assist you with this.

moles of carbon:
Image of  a chalkboard diagram that has a formula to find the moles of carbon.  Please have someone assist you with this.

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Yellowstone Biomass Burning Activity

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