The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Subject Headings (LCSH)

Biomass


  • Here are entered works on the total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area. Works on energy from fuels produced from plant or animal sources, such as forestry byproducts or agricultural waste, or on the fuels themselves, are entered under [Biomass energy.]
  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Broader Terms

  • Narrower Terms

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Web. 3(biomass)
    • found: Random House(biomass)
    • found: McGraw-Hill dict. sci. tech.(biomass)
    • found: LC data base, 1/24/90(biomass)
    • found: Work cat. Hernández Stefanoni, J.L. Mapeo de la biomasa aérea de los bosques mediante datos de sensores remotos y R, enero de 2021:t.p. ([cataloger's translation] Mapping of the aerial biomass of forests through remote sensing data and R) (DLC)2020504883
    • found: American heritage dictionary of the English language, 2016, via WWW, viewed July 27, 2021(biomass, n. 1. The total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area. 2. Plant or animal material, such as forestry byproducts or agricultural waste, that is used as a fuel or energy source)
    • found: Merriam-Webster unabridged, via WWW, viewed July 27, 2021(biomass, noun: 1 : the amount of living matter in the form of one or more kinds of organisms present in a particular habitat usually expressed as weight of organisms per unit area of habitat or as volume or weight of organisms per unit volume of habitat; 2 : plant materials and animal waste used as a source of fuel)
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area. Works on energy from fuels produced from plant or animal sources, such as forestry byproducts or agricultural waste, or on the fuels themselves, are entered under [Biomass energy.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Biomass energy]
  • Change Notes

    • 1990-02-05: new
    • 2021-11-23: revised
  • Alternate Formats

Suggest terminology


The LC Linked Data Service welcomes any suggestions you might have about terminology used for a given heading or concept.

Would you like to suggest a change to this heading?

Please provide your name, email, and your suggestion so that we can begin assessing any terminology changes.

Fields denoted with an asterisk (*) are required.