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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Spectral response of chlorophyll content during leaf senescence in European beech trees
Author(s): Morley, Peter J
Jump, Alistair S
West, Martin D
Donoghue, Daniel N M
Contact Email: p.j.morley@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: spectral indices
plant stress
phenology
reflectance spectroscopy
pigment
red edge
Issue Date: Jul-2020
Citation: Morley PJ, Jump AS, West MD & Donoghue DNM (2020) Spectral response of chlorophyll content during leaf senescence in European beech trees. Environmental Research Communications, 2 (7), Art. No.: 071002. https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7620/aba7a0
Abstract: Leaf chlorophyll content declines in response to environmental stressors and during natural senescence periods. Assessments of forest health and vulnerability to stressors require repeated measurements of forest health to quantify declines in chlorophyll content and identify shifts in the timing of key phenological events. Although remote sensing is ideal for making reliable and repeated forest health measurements to assess forest response to environmental change over large areas, reliable warning systems for monitoring plant health are lacking. To facilitate the estimation of chlorophyll content from remotely sensed data, we define the relationships between leaf chlorophyll content and spectral indices in European beech trees (Fagus sylvatica). We show that hand-held
DOI Link: 10.1088/2515-7620/aba7a0
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