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Title: Chapter 6: quantifying greenhouse gas sources and sinks in managed forest systems

Source: In: Eve, M.; Pape, D.; Flugge, M.; Steele, R.; Man, D.; Riley-Gilbert, M.; Biggar, S. Quantifying greenhouse gas fluxes in agriculture and forestry: Methods for entity-scale inventory. Tech. Bull. 1939. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Chief Economist: 6-1-6.114.

Author(s)Hoover, Coeli; Birdsey, Richard; Goines, Bruce; Lahm, Peter; Fan, Yongming; Nowak, David; Prisley, Stephen; Reinhardt, Elizabeth; Skog, Ken; Skole, David; Smith, James; Trettin, Carl; Woodall, Christopher

Publication Year: 2014  View PDF »

Category: Book Chapter
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4851-CMB

Abstract: This chapter provides guidance for reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with entity-level fluxes from the forestry sector. In particular, it focuses on methods for estimating carbon stocks and stock change from managed forest systems. Section 6.1 provides an overview of the sector. Section 6.2 describes the methods for forest carbon stock accounting. Section 6.3 describes the methods for estimating carbon stocks and stock change from establishing and clearing forest. Section 6.4 describes methods for estimating carbon stocks and stock change from forest management. Section 6.5 describes methods for estimating carbon stocks and stock change from harvested wood products. Section 6.6 describes methods for estimating carbon stocks and stock change from urban forests (i.e., trees outside of forests). Finally, Section 6.7 describes methods for estimating emissions from natural disturbances including forest fires.

Publication Review Process: Formally Refereed

File size: 3,592 kb(s)

Date posted: 08/26/2014

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RITS Product ID: 68470
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Skog, Kenneth E.
Supervisory Research Forester

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