Science Inventory

Trading forest carbon - OSU

Citation:

BEEDLOW, P. A. Trading forest carbon - OSU. Presented at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, October 10, 2008.

Impact/Purpose:

Issues associate with trading carbon sequestered in forests are discussed.

Description:

Issues associate with trading carbon sequestered in forests are discussed. Scientific uncertainties associated with carbon measurement are discussed with respect to proposed accounting procedures. Major issues include: (1) Establishing baselines. (2) Determining additivity from forest management. (3) Carbon quality. (4) Forest preservation. (5) Common accounting protocols.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/ABSTRACT)
Product Published Date: 10/10/2008
Record Last Revised: 07/20/2009
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 199964

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LABORATORY

WESTERN ECOLOGY DIVISION

IMMEDIATE OFFICE