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  1. Soil organic carbon (SOC) affects essential biological, biochemical, and physical soil functions such as nutrient cycling, water retention, water distribution, and soil structure stability. The Andean páramo k...

    Authors: Johanna Elizabeth Ayala Izurieta, Carmen Omaira Márquez, Víctor Julio García, Carlos Arturo Jara Santillán, Jorge Marcelo Sisti, Nieves Pasqualotto, Shari Van Wittenberghe and Jesús Delegido

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:32

    Content type: Research

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  2. Understanding how warming influence above-ground biomass in the world’s forests is necessary for quantifying future global carbon budgets. A climate-driven decrease in future carbon stocks could dangerously st...

    Authors: Markku Larjavaara, Xiancheng Lu, Xia Chen and Mikko Vastaranta

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:31

    Content type: Research

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  3. British Columbia’s (BC) extensive forest resources provide climate change mitigation opportunities that are available to few other jurisdictions. However, as a consequence of the Mountain Pine Beetle outbreak ...

    Authors: Sheng H. Xie, Werner A. Kurz and Paul N. McFarlane

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:30

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  4. Given the large bamboo resource base with considerable potential to act as an important carbon sink, Ethiopia has included bamboo in the national Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation an...

    Authors: Shiferaw Abebe, Amare Sewnet Minale, Demel Teketay, Durai Jayaraman and Trinh Thang Long

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:29

    Content type: Research

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  5. Closed basins occupy 21% of the world’s land area and can substantially affect global carbon budgets. Conventional understanding suggests that the terminal areas of closed basins collect water and carbon from ...

    Authors: Yu Li, Xinzhong Zhang, Lingmei Xu, Yuxin Zhang, Wangting Ye and Yichan Li

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:28

    Content type: Research

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  6. We investigated the spatio-temporal dynamics of soil carbon dioxide (CO2)- and soil methane (CH4)-flux during biological soil crust (BSCs) deposition in a sand-binding area in the eastern Chinese Hobq Desert. The...

    Authors: Bo Wang, Jing Liu, Xin Zhang and Chenglong Wang

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:27

    Content type: Research

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  7. Forest carbon models are recognized as suitable tools for the reporting and verification of forest carbon stock and stock change, as well as for evaluating the forest management options to enhance the carbon s...

    Authors: Viorel N. B. Blujdea, Richard Sikkema, Ioan Dutca and Gert-Jan Nabuurs

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:25

    Content type: Research

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  8. Soil organic carbon (SOC) plays a crucial role in the global carbon cycle and terrestrial ecosystem functions. It is widely known that climate change and soil water content (SWC) could influence the SOC dynami...

    Authors: Fubo Zhao, Yiping Wu, Jinyu Hui, Bellie Sivakumar, Xianyong Meng and Shuguang Liu

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:24

    Content type: Research

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  9. The contribution of EU forests to climate change mitigation in 2021–2025 is assessed through the Forest Reference Levels (FRLs). The FRL is a projected country-level benchmark of net greenhouse gas emissions a...

    Authors: Matteo Vizzarri, Roberto Pilli, Anu Korosuo, Viorel N. B. Blujdea, Simone Rossi, Giulia Fiorese, Raul Abad-Viñas, Rene R. Colditz and Giacomo Grassi

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:23

    Content type: Research

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  10. Understanding a carbon budget from a national perspective is essential for establishing effective plans to reduce atmospheric CO2 growth. The national characteristics of carbon budgets are reflected in atmospheri...

    Authors: Jeongmin Yun and Sujong Jeong

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:22

    Content type: Research

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  11. Forests in the Far North of Ontario (FNO), Canada, are likely the least studied in North America, and quantifying their current and future carbon (C) stocks is the first step in assessing their potential role ...

    Authors: Michael T. Ter-Mikaelian, Alemu Gonsamo, Jing M. Chen, Gang Mo and Jiaxin Chen

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:21

    Content type: Research

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  12. Forests provide the largest terrestrial sink of carbon (C). However, these C stocks are threatened by forest land conversion. Land use change has global impacts and is a critical component when studying C flux...

    Authors: Lucia A. Fitts, Matthew B. Russell, Grant M. Domke and Joseph K. Knight

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:20

    Content type: Research

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  13. Legacy data are unique occasions for estimating soil organic carbon (SOC) concentration changes and spatial variability, but their use showed limitations due to the sampling schemes adopted and improvements ma...

    Authors: Calogero Schillaci, Sergio Saia, Aldo Lipani, Alessia Perego, Claudio Zaccone and Marco Acutis

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:19

    Content type: Research

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  14. Soil CO2 efflux is considered to mainly derive from biotic activities, while potential contribution of abiotic processes has been mostly neglected especially in productive ecosystems with highly active soil biota...

    Authors: Xiaomei Chen, Muying Liu, Zhanying Xu and Hui Wei

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:18

    Content type: Research

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  15. Removals caused by both natural and anthropogenic drivers such as logging and fire in miombo woodlands causes substantial carbon emissions. Here we present drivers and their effects on the variations on the nu...

    Authors: Bernardol John Manyanda, Emmanuel F. Nzunda, Wilson Ancelm Mugasha and Rogers Ernest Malimbwi

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:16

    Content type: Research

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  16. The climate mitigation target of limiting the temperature increase below 2 °C above the pre-industrial levels requires the efforts from all countries. Tracking the trajectory of the land carbon sink efficiency...

    Authors: Lei Zhu, Philippe Ciais, Ana Bastos, Ashley P. Ballantyne, Frederic Chevallier, Thomas Gasser, Masayuki Kondo, Julia Pongratz, Christian Rödenbeck and Wei Li

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:15

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  17. Agroforestry (AF) is an ancient tradition in Ethiopian dryland farming system. Several studies have examined system design, soil fertility management and system interactions, but the biodiversity and mitigatio...

    Authors: Ashenafi Manaye, Berihu Tesfamariam, Musse Tesfaye, Adefires Worku and Yirga Gufi

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:14

    Content type: Research

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  18. The current EU LULUCF regulation calls for member state-specific Forest Reference Levels (FRLs) for benchmark in the accounting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals of managed forest land during the compli...

    Authors: Jari Vauhkonen, Antti Mutanen, Tuula Packalen and Antti Asikainen

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:13

    Content type: Methodology

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  19. Under the escalating threat to sustainable development from the global increase in carbon dioxide concentrations, the variations in carbon flux in the farmland ecosystem and their influencing factors have attr...

    Authors: Hui Guo, Sien Li, Fuk-Ling Wong, Shujing Qin, Yahui Wang, Danni Yang and Hon-Ming Lam

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:12

    Content type: Research

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  20. The homestead forests of Bangladesh occupy 0.27 million hectares (10% of the total forested area) and have potential to store carbon (C) and conserve biodiversity. Small scale forestry practices, however, are ...

    Authors: Tarit Kumar Baul, Avinanda Chakraborty, Rajasree Nandi, Mohammed Mohiuddin, Antti Kilpeläinen and Taslima Sultana

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:11

    Content type: Research

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  21. There are high estimates of the potential climate change mitigation opportunity of using wood products. A significant part of those estimates depends on long-lived wood products in the construction sector repl...

    Authors: Christina Howard, Caren C. Dymond, Verena C. Griess, Darius Tolkien-Spurr and G. Cornelis van Kooten

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:9

    Content type: Review

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  22. Although great efforts have been made to quantify mangrove carbon stocks, accurate estimations of below-ground carbon stocks remain unreliable. In this study, we examined the distribution patterns of mangrove ...

    Authors: Yuchen Meng, Jiankun Bai, Ruikun Gou, Xiaowei Cui, Jianxiang Feng, Zheng Dai, Xiaoping Diao, Xiaoshan Zhu and Guanghui Lin

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:8

    Content type: Research

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  23. Excessive application of chemical fertilizer has resulted in lower nitrogen uptake and utilization efficiency of crops, decreasing soil fertility, increasing greenhouse gas emissions, and worse environmental p...

    Authors: Ying Liu, Haiying Tang, Pete Smith, Chuan Zhong and Guoqin Huang

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:7

    Content type: Research

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  24. Forest disturbance induced changes in the coupling of forest carbon and water have important implications for ecosystem functioning and sustainable forest management. However, this is rarely investigated at th...

    Authors: Krysta Giles-Hansen, Xiaohua Wei and Yiping Hou

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:6

    Content type: Research

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  25. Since the 1990’s, afforestation programs in the páramo have been implemented to offset carbon emissions through carbon sequestration, mainly using pine plantations. However, several studies have indicated that...

    Authors: Carlos Quiroz Dahik, Patricio Crespo, Bernd Stimm, Reinhard Mosandl, Jorge Cueva, Patrick Hildebrandt and Michael Weber

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:5

    Content type: Research

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  26. Networks of tower-based CO2 mole fraction sensors have been deployed by various groups in and around cities across the world to quantify anthropogenic CO2 emissions from metropolitan areas. A critical aspect in t...

    Authors: Natasha L. Miles, Kenneth J. Davis, Scott J. Richardson, Thomas Lauvaux, Douglas K. Martins, A. J. Deng, Nikolay Balashov, Kevin R. Gurney, Jianming Liang, Geoff Roest, Jonathan A. Wang and Jocelyn C. Turnbull

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:4

    Content type: Research

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  27. Assessing cumulative effects of anthropogenic and natural disturbances on forest carbon (C) stocks and fluxes, because of their relevance to climate change, is a requirement of environmental impact assessments...

    Authors: C. H. Shaw, S. Rodrigue, M. F. Voicu, R. Latifovic, D. Pouliot, S. Hayne, M. Fellows and W. A. Kurz

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:3

    Content type: Research

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  28. Qatar is one of the countries with the highest carbon (C) footprints per capita in the world with an increasing population and food demand. Furthermore, the international blockade by some countries that is aff...

    Authors: José Luis Vicente-Vicente and Annette Piorr

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:2

    Content type: Research

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  29. With a lack of United States federal policy to address climate change, cities, the private sector, and universities have shouldered much of the work to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas emissio...

    Authors: Wiley J. Hundertmark, Marissa Lee, Ian A. Smith, Ashley H. Y. Bang, Vivien Chen, Conor K. Gately, Pamela H. Templer and Lucy R. Hutyra

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2021 16:1

    Content type: Research

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  30. The fast-growing introduced mangrove Sonneratia apetala is widely used for mangrove afforestation and reforestation in China. Some studies suggested that this exotic species outperforms native species in terms of...

    Authors: Ziying He, Huaye Sun, Yisheng Peng, Zhan Hu, Yingjie Cao and Shing Yip Lee

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:28

    Content type: Research

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  31. Mangrove forests have gained recognition for their potential role in climate change mitigation due to carbon sequestration in live trees, and carbon storage in the sediments trapped by mangrove tree roots and ...

    Authors: Georgia de Jong Cleyndert, Aida Cuni-Sanchez, Hamidu A. Seki, Deo D. Shirima, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi, Neil Burgess, Kim Calders and Robert Marchant

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:27

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  32. Quantifying CO2 emissions from cities is of great importance because cities contribute more than 70% of the global total CO2 emissions. As the largest urbanized megalopolis region in northern China, the Beijing-T...

    Authors: Pengfei Han, Ning Zeng, Tomohiro Oda, Wen Zhang, Xiaohui Lin, Di Liu, Qixiang Cai, Xiaolin Ma, Wenjun Meng, Guocheng Wang, Rong Wang and Bo Zheng

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:25

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  33. Water-use efficiency (WUE) represents the coupling of forest carbon and water. Little is known about the responses of WUE to thinning at multiple spatial scales. The objective of this research was to use field...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Antonio D. del Campo, Xiaohua Wei, Rita Winkler, Wanyi Liu and Qiang Li

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:24

    Content type: Research

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  34. Organic viticulture can generate a range of ecosystem services including supporting biodiversity, reducing the use of conventional pesticides and fertilizers, and mitigating greenhouse gas emissions through lo...

    Authors: J. N. Williams, J. A. Morandé, M. G. Vaghti, J Medellín-Azuara and J. H. Viers

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:23

    Content type: Research

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  35. Cities contribute more than 70% of global anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and are leading the effort to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through sustainable planning and development. However, ur...

    Authors: Geoffrey S. Roest, K. R. Gurney, S. M. Miller and J. Liang

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:22

    Content type: Research

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  36. The potential contributions from forest-based greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation actions need to be quantified to develop pathways towards net negative emissions. Here we present results from a comparative analys...

    Authors: C. E. Smyth, Z. Xu, T. C. Lemprière and W. A. Kurz

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:21

    Content type: Research

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  37. Satellite imagery will offer unparalleled global spatial coverage at high-resolution for long term cost-effective monitoring of CO2 concentration plumes generated by emission hotspots. CO2 emissions can then be e...

    Authors: Franck Lespinas, Yilong Wang, Grégoire Broquet, François-Marie Bréon, Michael Buchwitz, Maximilian Reuter, Yasjka Meijer, Armin Loescher, Greet Janssens-Maenhout, Bo Zheng and Philippe Ciais

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:18

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  38. The occurrence of climate change at an unprecedented scale has resulted in alterations of ecosystems around the world. Numerous studies have reported on the potential to slow down climate change through the se...

    Authors: Deekirikewage Dona Thamali Lushanya Dayathilake, Erandathie Lokupitiya and Vithana Pathirannehelage Indika Sandamali Wijeratne

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:17

    Content type: Research

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  39. Globally, vegetation in riparian zones is frequently the target of restoration efforts because of its importance in reducing the input of eroded sediment and agricultural nutrient runoff to surface waters. Her...

    Authors: Virginia Matzek, David Lewis, Anthony O’Geen, Michael Lennox, Sean D. Hogan, Shane T. Feirer, Valerie Eviner and Kenneth W. Tate

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:16

    Content type: Research

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  40. Reliable information about the spatial distribution of aboveground biomass (AGB) in tropical forests is fundamental for climate change mitigation and for maintaining carbon stocks. Recent AGB maps at continent...

    Authors: J. Luis Hernández-Stefanoni, Miguel Ángel Castillo-Santiago, Jean Francois Mas, Charlotte E. Wheeler, Juan Andres-Mauricio, Fernando Tun-Dzul, Stephanie P. George-Chacón, Gabriela Reyes-Palomeque, Blanca Castellanos-Basto, Raúl Vaca and Juan Manuel Dupuy

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:15

    Content type: Research

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  41. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Milton Serpa de Meira Junior, José Roberto Rodrigues Pinto, Natália Oliveira Ramos, Eder Pereira Miguel, Ricardo de Oliveira Gaspar and Oliver L. Phillips

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:14

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:12

  42. Despite the widely recognized importance of aquatic processes for bridging gaps in the global carbon cycle, there is still a lack of understanding of the role of riverbed processes for carbon flows and stocks ...

    Authors: Junyu Qi, Xuesong Zhang, Sangchul Lee, Yiping Wu, Glenn E. Moglen and Gregory W. McCarty

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:13

    Content type: Research

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  43. Long-term studies of community and population dynamics indicate that abrupt disturbances often catalyse changes in vegetation and carbon stocks. These disturbances include the opening of clearings, rainfall se...

    Authors: Milton Serpa de Meira Junior, José Roberto Rodrigues Pinto, Natália Oliveira Ramos, Eder Pereira Miguel, Ricardo de Oliveira Gaspar and Oliver L. Phillips

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:12

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:14

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