(A) Madagascar with the 659,592 ha northern and 1,713,088 ha southern study regions. (B-C) Airborne LiDAR sampling coverage is shown in white boxes. In panels B-C, the background imagery shows the fractional cover of photosynthetic vegetation (PV; green), non-photosynthetic vegetation (NPV; blue) and bare soil (pink-red) derived from CLASlite analyses of Landsat satellite imagery. Field calibration plots are shown as red dots (not to scale).
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