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Main Title Role of Soil Management in Sequestering Soil Carbon.
Author Johnson, M. G. ;
CORP Author Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR. ;ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc., Corvallis, OR.
Publisher 1993
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA/600/A-95/073;
Stock Number PB95-217725
Additional Subjects Soil management ; Carbon dioxide ; Emissions ; Reprints ; Soil properties ; Greenhouse gases ; Carbon cycle ; Land use ; Deforestation ; Organic matter ; Air land interactions ; Climate change ; Greenhouse effect ; Carbon sequestration
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB95-217725 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 09/02/1995
Collation 32p
Soils are an important component of the global carbon cycle and serve as a large reservoir of terrestrial carbon. The amount of carbon in any soil is a function of the soil forming factors including: climate, relief, organisms, parent material and time. In general, human activities have decreased the amount of carbon held in affected soils. This paper examines soil management practices and their effects on greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration. Included is an analysis of how management practices affect the physical and chemical environment of soil and how these in turn affect greenhouse gas emissions and the soil carbon sequestration potential.