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Main Title Carbon Sequestration in Forest Ecosystems [electronic resource] /
Author Lorenz, Klaus.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Lal, Rattan.
Publisher Springer Netherlands,
Year Published 2010
Call Number QH541.15.A-541.15.Z
ISBN 9789048132669
Subjects Life sciences ; Endangered ecosystems ; Forests and forestry ; Microbiology ; Climatic changes ; Soil conservation
Internet Access
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Collation XIX, 279 p. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
The Natural Dynamic of Carbon in Forest Ecosystems -- Effects of Disturbance, Succession and Management on Carbon Sequestration -- Carbon Dynamics and Pools in Major Forest Biomes of the World -- Nutrient and Water Limitations on Carbon Sequestration in Forests -- The Importance of Carbon Sequestration in Forest Ecosystems. Carbon Sequestration in Forest Ecosystems is a comprehensive book describing the basic processes of carbon dynamics in forest ecosystems, their contribution to carbon sequestration and implications for mitigating abrupt climate change. This book provides the information on processes, factors and causes influencing carbon sequestration in forest ecosystems. Drawing upon most up-to-date references, this book summarizes the current understanding of carbon sequestration processes in forest ecosystems while identifying knowledge gaps for future research, Thus, this book is a valuable knowledge source for students, scientists, forest managers and policy makers.