Methodology Idea Note

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Sectoral Scope

14. Agriculture, Forestry, Land Use

The proposed tool provides protocols to measure aboveground live trees and standing and fallen dead tree biomass. The protocol demonstrates horizontal point sampling/variable radius plots for live trees and snags and line intersect methods for fallen dead trees, which is referenced in VCS methodologies.

Summary of Development

The methodology idea note was submitted by Foster Forestry and Environmental Consulting (external) and is currently at “Step 1: Methodology Idea Note Submission” of the VCS Methodology Development and Review Process, 4.3 (PDF).

Stakeholders interested in collaborating during methodology development or developing projects that this methodology might enable are encouraged to contact Please include the Methodology Development ID# M0243 in the subject line.