Remote sensing and ecosystem modeling to simulate terrestrial carbon fluxes

Sergio Sánchez-Ruiz

Abstract

The main goal of this thesis is the establishment of a framework to analyze the forest ecosystems in peninsular Spain in terms of their role in the carbon cycle. In particular, the carbon fluxes that they exchange with atmosphere are modeled to evaluate their potential as carbon sinks and biomass reservoirs. The assessment of gross and net carbon fluxes is performed at 1-km spatial scale and on a daily basis using two different ecosystem models, Monteith and BIOME-BGC, respectively. These models are driven by a combination of satellite and ground data, part of the latter being also employed as a complementary data source and in the validation process.


Keywords

Carbon fluxes (GPP, NEP); forest; water stress; Monteith; BIOM-BGC

Full Text:

PDF

References

Chiesi, M., Maselli, F., Moriondo, M., Fibbi, L., Bindi, M., Running, S.W. 2007. Application of BIOME-BGC to simulate Mediterranean forest processes. Ecol. Modell., 206, 179-190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2007.03.032

Gilabert, M.A., Moreno, A., Maselli, F., Martínez, B., Chiesi, M., Sánchez-Ruiz, S., García-Haro, F.J., Pérez-Hoyos, A., Campos-Taberner, M., PérezPriego, O., Serrano-Ortiz, P., Carrara, A. 2015. Daily GPP estimates in Mediterranean ecosystems by combining remote sensing and meteorological data. ISPRS J. Photogramm. Remote Sens., 102, 184-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2015.01.017

Gilabert, M.A., Sánchez-Ruiz, S., Moreno, A. 2017. Annual gross primary production from vegetation indices: A theoretically sound approach, Remote Sens., 9, 193. https://doi.org/ 10.3390/rs9030193

Maselli, F., Chiesi, M., Moriondo, M., Fibbi, L., Bindi, M., Running, S.W. 2009. Modelling the forest carbon budget of a Mediterranean region through the integration of ground and satellite data. Ecol. Modell., 220, 330-342. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2008.10.002

Monteith, J.L. 1972. Solar Radiation and Productivity in Tropical Ecosystems. J. Appl. Ecol., 9, 747-766.

Moreno, A. 2014. Retrieval and assessment of CO2 uptake by Mediterranean ecosystems using remote sensing and meteorological data, Ph.D. Thesis, Universitat de València. Available at https://www.educacion.gob.es/teseo/mostrarRef. do?ref=1086837#

Sánchez-Ruiz, S., Moreno, A., Piles, M., Maselli, F., Carrara, A., Running, S., Gilabert, M.A. 2017. Quantifying water stress effect on daily light use efficiency in Mediterranean ecosystems using satellite data, Int. J. Digit. Earth, 106, 623-638. https://doi.org/ 10.1080/17538947.2016.1247301

Sánchez-Ruiz, S., Chiesi, M., Fibbi, L., Carrara, A., Maselli, F., Gilabert, M.A. 2018. Optimized application of Biome-BGC for modeling the daily GPP of natural vegetation over Peninsular Spain, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 123, 531-546. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JG004360

Running, S.W., Hunt, E.R.J. 1993. Generalization of a forest ecosystem process model for other biomes, BIOME-BGC, and an application for global-scale models. In: Scaling Physiological Processes: Leaf to Globe (ed.: Ehleringer, J. R., Field, C.B.). San Diego, Academic Press, 141-158.

Waring, H.R., Running, S.W. 2007. Forest Ecosystems, 3rd ed. Academic Press, San Diego.

White, M.A., Thornton, P.E., Running, S.W., Nemani, R.R. 2000. Parameterization and Sensitivity Analysis of the BIOME–BGC Terrestrial Ecosystem Model: Net Primary Production Controls. Earth Interact., 4, 1-85. https://doi.org/10.1175/1087- 3562(2000)0042.0.CO;2

Abstract Views

1692
Metrics Loading ...

Metrics powered by PLOS ALM




 

This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Universitat Politècnica de València

Official Journal of the Spanish Association of Remote Sensing

e-ISSN: 1988-8740    ISSN: 1133-0953           https://doi.org/10.4995/raet