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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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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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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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How do management interventions influence soil carbon storage and sequestration in UK woodland?

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Bavin, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The focus of this review is on the dynamics of woodland soil carbon and its exchange with the atmosphere as CO2. Activities that can influence soil ca...

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Crop traits drive soil carbon sequestration under organic farming.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: García-Palacios, P. & Gattinger, A. & Bracht-Jørgensen, H. & Brussaard, L. & Carvalho, F. & Castro, H. & Clément, J. C. & Deyn, G. de & D'Hertefeldt, T. & Foulquier, A. & Hedlund, K. & Lavorel, S. & Legay, N. & Lori, M. & Mäder, P. & Martínez-García, L. B. & Silva, P. M. da & Muller, A. & Nascimento, E. & Reis, F. & Symanczik, S. & Sousa, J. P. & Milla, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming (OF) enhances top soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks in croplands compared with conventional farming (CF), which can contribute to seque...

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