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  1. Content type: Research

    Concern about climate change has motivated France to reduce its reliance on fossil fuel by setting targets for increased biomass-based renewable energy production. This study quantifies the carbon costs and be...

    Authors: Aude Valade, Sebastiaan Luyssaert, Patrick Vallet, Sylvestre Njakou Djomo, Ingride Jesus Van Der Kellen and Valentin Bellassen

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:26

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  2. Content type: Review

    Biomass models are useful for several purposes, especially for quantifying carbon stocks and dynamics in forests. Selecting appropriate equations from a fitted model is a process which can involves several cr...

    Authors: Carlos Roberto Sanquetta, Ana Paula Dalla Corte, Alexandre Behling, Luani Rosa de Oliveira Piva, Sylvio Péllico Netto, Aurélio Lourenço Rodrigues and Mateus Niroh Inoue Sanquetta

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:25

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  3. Content type: Research

    Pasture enclosures play an important role in rehabilitating the degraded soils and vegetation, and may also influence the emission of key greenhouse gasses (GHGs) from the soil. However, no study in East Afric...

    Authors: Collins O. Oduor, Nancy Karanja, Richard Onwong’a, Stephen Mureithi, David Pelster and Gert Nyberg

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:24

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  4. Content type: Research

    Worldwide, forests are an important carbon sink and thus are key to mitigate the effects of climate change. Mountain moist evergreen forests in Mozambique are threatened by agricultural expansion, uncontrolled...

    Authors: Sá Nogueira Lisboa, Benard Soares Guedes, Natasha Ribeiro and Almeida Sitoe

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:23

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  5. Content type: Research

    REDD+ is being questioned by the particular status of High Forest/Low Deforestation countries. Indeed, the formulation of reference levels is made difficult by the confrontation of low historical deforestation...

    Authors: Camille Dezécache, Jean-Michel Salles and Bruno Hérault

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:21

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  6. Content type: Research

    We analyzed the dynamics of carbon (C) stocks and CO2 removals by Brazilian forest plantations over the period 1990–2016. Data on the extent of forests compiled from various sources were used in the calculations....

    Authors: Carlos Roberto Sanquetta, Ana Paula Dalla Corte, Allan Libanio Pelissari, Margarida Tomé, Greyce Charllyne Benedet Maas and Mateus Niroh Inoue Sanquetta

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:20

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  7. Content type: Research

    Malaysia typically suffers from frequent cloud cover, hindering spatially consistent reporting of deforestation and forest degradation, which limits the accurate reporting of carbon loss and CO2 emissions for red...

    Authors: Hamdan Omar and Muhamad Afizzul Misman

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:19

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  8. Content type: Research

    In June 2018, the European Parliament and Council of the European Union adopted a legislative regulation for incorporating greenhouse gas emissions and removals from Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (EU-...

    Authors: Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Eric J. M. M. Arets and Mart-Jan Schelhaas

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:18

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  9. Content type: Research

    The environmental costs of fossil fuel consumption are globally recognized, opening many pathways for the development of regional portfolio solutions for sustainable replacement fuel and energy options. The pu...

    Authors: Meghan Pawlowski, Manyowa N. Meki, James R. Kiniry and Susan E. Crow

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:17

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  10. Content type: Research

    Peatlands are an important component of Canada’s landscape, however there is little information on their national-scale net emissions of carbon dioxide [Net Ecosystem Exchange (NEE)] and methane (CH4). This study...

    Authors: K. L. Webster, J. S. Bhatti, D. K. Thompson, S. A. Nelson, C. H. Shaw, K. A. Bona, S. L. Hayne and W. A. Kurz

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:16

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  11. Content type: Research

    Satellite-based aboveground forest biomass maps commonly form the basis of forest biomass and carbon stock mapping and monitoring, but biomass maps likely vary in performance by region and as a function of spa...

    Authors: David M. Bell, Matthew J. Gregory, Van Kane, Jonathan Kane, Robert E. Kennedy, Heather M. Roberts and Zhiqiang Yang

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:15

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  12. Content type: Research

    We determine the potential of forests and the forest sector to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by changes in management practices and wood use for two regions within Canada’s managed forest from 2018 t...

    Authors: C. E. Smyth, B. P. Smiley, M. Magnan, R. Birdsey, A. J. Dugan, M. Olguin, V. S. Mascorro and W. A. Kurz

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:11

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  13. Content type: Research

    Forests play an important role in mitigating global climate change by capturing and sequestering atmospheric carbon. Quantitative estimation of the temporal and spatial pattern of carbon storage in forest ecos...

    Authors: Negasi Solomon, Opoku Pabi, Ted Annang, Isaac K. Asante and Emiru Birhane

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:14

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  14. Content type: Research

    United States forests can contribute to national strategies for greenhouse gas reductions. The objective of this work was to evaluate forest sector climate change mitigation scenarios from 2018 to 2050 by appl...

    Authors: Alexa J. Dugan, Richard Birdsey, Vanessa S. Mascorro, Michael Magnan, Carolyn E. Smyth, Marcela Olguin and Werner A. Kurz

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:13

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  15. Content type: Research

    Forests and forest products can significantly contribute to climate change mitigation by stabilizing and even potentially decreasing the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. Harvested wood pro...

    Authors: Cristina-Maria Iordan, Xiangping Hu, Anders Arvesen, Pekka Kauppi and Francesco Cherubini

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:12

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  16. Content type: Research

    Urban trees have long been valued for providing ecosystem services (mitigation of the “heat island” effect, suppression of air pollution, etc.); more recently the potential of urban forests to store significan...

    Authors: Phil Wilkes, Mathias Disney, Matheus Boni Vicari, Kim Calders and Andrew Burt

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:10

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  17. Content type: Review

    Land use and management activities have a substantial impact on carbon stocks and associated greenhouse gas emissions and removals. However, it is challenging to discriminate between anthropogenic and non-anth...

    Authors: Stephen M. Ogle, Grant Domke, Werner A. Kurz, Marcelo T. Rocha, Ted Huffman, Amy Swan, James E. Smith, Christopher Woodall and Thelma Krug

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:9

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  18. Content type: Research

    The credibility and effectiveness of country climate targets under the Paris Agreement requires that, in all greenhouse gas (GHG) sectors, the accounted mitigation outcomes reflect genuine deviations from the ...

    Authors: Giacomo Grassi, Roberto Pilli, Jo House, Sandro Federici and Werner A. Kurz

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:8

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  19. Content type: Research

    The quantification and spatially explicit mapping of carbon stocks in terrestrial ecosystems is important to better understand the global carbon cycle and to monitor and report change processes, especially in ...

    Authors: M. Schwieder, P. J. Leitão, J. R. R. Pinto, A. M. C. Teixeira, F. Pedroni, M. Sanchez, M. M. Bustamante and P. Hostert

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:7

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  20. Content type: Research

    Natural wetlands can mitigate ongoing increases in atmospheric carbon by storing any net balance of organic carbon (peat) between plant production (carbon uptake) and microbial decomposition (carbon release). ...

    Authors: Eunji Byun, Sarah A. Finkelstein, Sharon A. Cowling and Pascal Badiou

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:6

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  21. Content type: Research

    Information on the spatial distribution of aboveground biomass (AGB) over large areas is needed for understanding and managing processes involved in the carbon cycle and supporting international policies for c...

    Authors: Mikhail Urbazaev, Christian Thiel, Felix Cremer, Ralph Dubayah, Mirco Migliavacca, Markus Reichstein and Christiane Schmullius

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:5

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  22. Content type: Research

    The changes in land use and land cover have a strong effect on the total soil organic carbon, its fractions and its overall soil health. This study carried out in Olesharo Catchment, Kenya, was to quantify the...

    Authors: Bernice M. Sainepo, Charles K. Gachene and Anne Karuma

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:4

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  23. Content type: Correction

    Upon publication of the original article [1], the authors noticed that the figure labelling for Fig. 4 in the online version was processed wrong. The top left panel should be panel a, with the panels to its right...

    Authors: Simon Willcock, Oliver L. Phillips, Philip J. Platts, Andrew Balmford, Neil D. Burgess, Jon C. Lovett, Antje Ahrends, Julian Bayliss, Nike Doggart, Kathryn Doody, Eibleis Fanning, Jonathan M. H. Green, Jaclyn Hall, Kim L. Howell, Rob Marchant, Andrew R. Marshall…

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:20

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    The original article was published in Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:2

  24. Content type: Research

    The reliable monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of carbon emissions and removals from the forest sector is an important part of the efforts on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degrada...

    Authors: M. S. R. Murthy, Hammad Gilani, Bhaskar Singh Karky, Eklabya Sharma, Marieke Sandker, Upama Ashish Koju, Shiva Khanal and Mohan Poudel

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:19

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  25. Content type: Research

    Carbon accounting in forests remains a large area of uncertainty in the global carbon cycle. Forest aboveground biomass is therefore an attribute of great interest for the forest management community, but the ...

    Authors: Laura Duncanson, Wenli Huang, Kristofer Johnson, Anu Swatantran, Ronald E. McRoberts and Ralph Dubayah

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:18

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  26. Content type: Research

    Livestock play an important role in carbon cycling through consumption of biomass and emissions of methane. Recent research suggests that existing bottom-up inventories of livestock methane emissions in the US...

    Authors: Julie Wolf, Ghassem R. Asrar and Tristram O. West

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:16

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  27. Content type: Research

    To address how natural disturbance, forest harvest, and deforestation from reservoir creation affect landscape-level carbon (C) budgets, a retrospective C budget for the 8500 ha Sooke Lake Watershed (SLW) from...

    Authors: B. P. Smiley and J. A. Trofymow

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:15

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  28. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Carlos Alberto Silva, Andrew Thomas Hudak, Carine Klauberg, Lee Alexandre Vierling, Carlos Gonzalez-Benecke, Samuel de Padua Chaves Carvalho, Luiz Carlos Estraviz Rodriguez and Adrián Cardil

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:14

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    The original article was published in Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:13

  29. Content type: Research

    LiDAR remote sensing is a rapidly evolving technology for quantifying a variety of forest attributes, including aboveground carbon (AGC). Pulse density influences the acquisition cost of LiDAR, and grid cell s...

    Authors: Carlos Alberto Silva, Andrew Thomas Hudak, Carine Klauberg, Lee Alexandre Vierling, Carlos Gonzalez-Benecke, Samuel de Padua Chaves Carvalho, Luiz Carlos Estraviz Rodriguez and Adrián Cardil

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:13

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:14

  30. Content type: Review

    A large proportion of the world’s tropical peatlands occur in Indonesia where rapid conversion and associated losses of carbon, biodiversity and ecosystem services have brought peatland management to the foref...

    Authors: Matthew Warren, Kristell Hergoualc’h, J. Boone Kauffman, Daniel Murdiyarso and Randall Kolka

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:12

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  31. Content type: Research

    Determining national carbon stocks is essential in the framework of ongoing climate change mitigation actions. Presently, assessment of carbon stocks in the context of greenhouse gas (GHG)-reporting on a natio...

    Authors: Silvania Avelar, Tessa S. van der Voort and Timothy I. Eglinton

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:10

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  32. Content type: Research

    Europe has warmed more than the global average (land and ocean) since pre-industrial times, and is also projected to continue to warm faster than the global average in the twenty-first century. According to th...

    Authors: Jinfeng Chang, Philippe Ciais, Nicolas Viovy, Jean-François Soussana, Katja Klumpp and Benjamin Sultan

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:11

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  33. Content type: Review

    Forest degradation is a global phenomenon and while being an important indicator and precursor to further forest loss, carbon emissions due to degradation should also be accounted for in national reporting wit...

    Authors: Anthea L. Mitchell, Ake Rosenqvist and Brice Mora

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:9

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  34. Content type: Research

    Soil carbon and biomass depletion can be used to identify and quantify degraded soils, and by using remote sensing, there is potential to map soil conditions over large areas. Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager...

    Authors: Mikael Egberth, Gert Nyberg, Erik Næsset, Terje Gobakken, Ernest Mauya, Rogers Malimbwi, Josiah Katani, Nurudin Chamuya, George Bulenga and Håkan Olsson

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:8

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  35. Content type: Review

    Human-caused disturbance to tropical rainforests—such as logging and fire—causes substantial losses of carbon stocks. This is a critical issue to be addressed in the context of policy discussions to implement ...

    Authors: Rafael B. de Andrade, Jennifer K. Balch, Amoreena L. Parsons, Dolors Armenteras, Rosa Maria Roman-Cuesta and Janette Bulkan

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:6

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  36. Content type: Research

    Quantifying terrestrial carbon (C) stocks in vineyards represents an important opportunity for estimating C sequestration in perennial cropping systems. Considering 7.2 M ha are dedicated to winegrape producti...

    Authors: Jorge Andres Morandé, Christine M. Stockert, Garrett C. Liles, John N. Williams, David R. Smart and Joshua H. Viers

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:5

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  37. Content type: Research

    Accurate estimation of aboveground forest biomass (AGB) and its dynamics is of paramount importance in understanding the role of forest in the carbon cycle and the effective implementation of climate change mi...

    Authors: Mariano Garcia, Sassan Saatchi, Antonio Ferraz, Carlos Alberto Silva, Susan Ustin, Alexander Koltunov and Heiko Balzter

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:4

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  38. Content type: Research

    The degradation of forests in developing countries, particularly those within tropical and subtropical latitudes, is perceived to be an important contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions. However, the im...

    Authors: Timothy R. H. Pearson, Sandra Brown, Lara Murray and Gabriel Sidman

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:3

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  39. Content type: Methodology

    Carbon storage potential has become an important consideration for land management and planning in the United States. The ability to assess ecosystem carbon balance can help land managers understand the benefi...

    Authors: Rachel Sleeter, Benjamin M. Sleeter, Brianna Williams, Dianna Hogan, Todd Hawbaker and Zhiliang Zhu

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:2

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  40. Content type: Research

    In preparation for the 2015 international climate negotiations in Paris, Parties submitted Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNF...

    Authors: Nicklas Forsell, Olga Turkovska, Mykola Gusti, Michael Obersteiner, Michel den Elzen and Petr Havlik

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:26

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  41. Content type: Review

    Savanna fire is a major source of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In Australia, savanna fire contributes about 3% of annual GHG emissions reportable to the Kyoto Protocol. In order to reduce GHG emissio...

    Authors: Tek Narayan Maraseni, Kathryn Reardon-Smith, Greg Griffiths and Armando Apan

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:25

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  42. Content type: Research

    Locating terrestrial sources and sinks of carbon (C) will be critical to developing strategies that contribute to the climate change mitigation goals of the Paris Agreement. Here we present spatially resolved ...

    Authors: N. L. Harris, S. C. Hagen, S. S. Saatchi, T. R. H. Pearson, C. W. Woodall, G. M. Domke, B. H. Braswell, B. F. Walters, S. Brown, W. Salas, A. Fore and Y. Yu

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:24

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  43. Content type: Research

    Understanding and quantifying carbon (C) exchanges between the biosphere and the atmosphere—specifically the process of C removal from the atmosphere, and how this process is changing—is the basis for developi...

    Authors: Céline Boisvenue, Byron P. Smiley, Joanne C. White, Werner A. Kurz and Michael A. Wulder

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:23

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