Geoinformation Technology for the Determination of Carbon Stocks in the Dead Organic Matter of Forest Ecosystems in the Ukrainian Carpathians

  • Olha Tokar
  • Mykola GustiEmail author
  • Olena Vovk
  • Serhii Havryliuk
  • Mykola Korol
  • Halyna Tobilevych
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1080)


An improved model for determining carbon stocks in dead organic matter (DOM) of forest ecosystems has been proposed, and respective geoinformation technology has been developed. The geoinformation technology integrates input data collection in the field, processing the data, a mathematical model for estimation of the carbon stocks in DOM and tools for forming thematic maps and graphs for presenting the results. The proposed geoinformation technology enhances the accuracy of estimation of the carbon stock in the lying dead wood and litter in forest ecosystems and obtaining a spatially explicit estimate of DOM carbon stocks of forest ecosystems.


Forest ecosystem Dead organic matter Litter substrate Lying wood Carbon Carbon stock Geoinformation technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olha Tokar
    • 1
  • Mykola Gusti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Olena Vovk
    • 2
  • Serhii Havryliuk
    • 3
  • Mykola Korol
    • 3
  • Halyna Tobilevych
    • 4
  1. 1.International Information DepartmentLviv Polytechnic National UniversityLvivUkraine
  2. 2.Artificial Intelligence Systems DepartmentLviv Polytechnic National UniversityLvivUkraine
  3. 3.Forest Inventory and Forest Management DepartmentUkrainian National Forestry UniversityLvivUkraine
  4. 4.Department of Fine Arts, Design and Methods of Their TeachingTernopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical UniversityTernopilUkraine

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