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How do soil properties influence carbon storage and sequestration in newly established woodland across the UK?

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Bavin, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this review is to synthesize the current evidence on how pre-afforestation soil properties can impact the carbon balance of an area of wood...

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A review of existing and potential blue carbon contributions to climate change mitigation in the anthropocene.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Gao Guang & Beardall, J. & Jin Peng & Gao Lin & Xie ShuYu & Gao KunShan

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The atmospheric concentration of CO2 is steadily increasing and causing climate change. To achieve the Paris 1.5 or 2°C target, negative emission tech...

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Assessing the CO2 capture potential of seagrass restoration projects.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Duarte, C. M. & Sintes, T. & Marbà, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seagrass meadows are important carbon sinks, and they are experiencing a global decline. Restoration of seagrass meadows provides a strategy to mitiga...

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Forestry as a natural climate solution: the positive outcomes of negative carbon emissions.

Published online: 05 Jun 2020

Authors: Watts, A. & D'amore, D. & McGuire, A. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Forests are considered a natural solution for mitigating climate change because they absorb and store atmospheric carbon. With Alaska boasting 129 mil...

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Assessing the carbon sequestration potential of managed forests: a case study from temperate Australia.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Roxburgh, S. H. & Wood, S. W. & Mackey, B. G. & Woldendorp, G. & Gibbons, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The concept of assessing forests for carbon sequestration is well established. Operationally, estimating a forests' potential to sequester carbon requ...

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Forest planning and productivity-risk trade-off through the Markowitz mean-variance model.

Published online: 02 Sep 2015

Authors: Lobianco, A. & Dragicevic, A. & Leblois, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Using the Markowitz mean-value (M-V) portfolio model, we study forest planning looking at arbitration between productivity and risk. By weighting the ...

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Model-based assessment of soil organic carbon dynamics and potentials for carbon sequestration under integrated soil fertility management and conservation agriculture in Western Kenya.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Sommer, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A key message of the 2015 International Year of Soils was that 'soils help to combat and adapt to climate change by playing a key role in the carbon c...

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Improving intra- and inter-annual GPP predictions by using individual tree inventories and leaf growth dynamics.

Published online: 06 Nov 2021

Authors: Fang Jing & Lutz, J. A. & Shugart, H. H. & Yan XiaoDong & Xie WenQiang & Liu Feng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carbon sequestration is a key ecosystem service provided by forests. Inventory data based on individual trees are considered to be the most accurate m...

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Carbon sequestration by habitat: a review of the evidence (second edition).

Published online: 20 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gregg, R. & Elias, J. & Alonso, I. & Crosher, I. & Muto, P. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report reviews the scientific evidence base relating to carbon storage and sequestration by semi-natural habitats, in relation to their condition...

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The effects of management on soil and plant carbon sequestration in slash pine plantations.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Shan, J. P. & Morris, L. A. & Hendrick, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensively managed pine plantations in south-eastern USA can play an important role in global carbon sequestration both through accumulation of carbo...

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