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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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

  4. 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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  5. 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

  6. Reducing net greenhouse gas emissions through conserving existing forest carbon stocks and encouraging additional uptake of carbon in existing and new forests have become important climate change mitigation to...

    Authors: Stephen J. Wakelin, Nigel Searles, Daniel Lawrence and Thomas S. H. Paul

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:10

    Content type: Research

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  7. Compilation of emission inventories (EIs) for cities is a whole new challenge to assess the subnational climate mitigation effort under the Paris Climate Agreement. Some cities have started compiling EIs, ofte...

    Authors: Jingwen Chen, Fang Zhao, Ning Zeng and Tomohiro Oda

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:9

    Content type: Research

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  8. Biomass maps are valuable tools for estimating forest carbon and forest planning. Individual-tree biomass estimates made using allometric equations are the foundation for these maps, yet the potentially-high u...

    Authors: Anthony G. Vorster, Paul H. Evangelista, Atticus E. L. Stovall and Seth Ex

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:8

    Content type: Research

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  9. Intensification of agricultural systems may result in overexploitation of water resources in arid regions because enhanced productivity of crops is often associated with increased actual evapotranspiration (AE...

    Authors: Wu Lei, Li Changbin, Xie Xuhong, He Zhibin, Wang Wanrui, Zhang Yuan, Wei Jianmei and Lv Jianan

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:7

    Content type: Research

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  10. Grassland ecosystems play an important role in the terrestrial carbon cycles through carbon emission by ecosystem respiration (Re) and carbon uptake by plant photosynthesis (GPP). Surprisingly, given Re occupies ...

    Authors: Xuguang Tang, Yanlian Zhou, Hengpeng Li, Li Yao, Zhi Ding, Mingguo Ma and Pujia Yu

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:6

    Content type: Research

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  11. Forests are an important component of the global carbon balance, and climate sensitive growth and yield models are an essential tool when predicting future forest conditions. In this study, we used the dynamic...

    Authors: Patrick A. Fekety, Nicholas L. Crookston, Andrew T. Hudak, Steven K. Filippelli, Jody C. Vogeler and Michael J. Falkowski

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:5

    Content type: Research

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  12. Reduction of carbon emissions from peatlands is recognized as an important factor in global climate change mitigation. Within the SE Asia region, areas of deeper peat present the greatest carbon stocks, and th...

    Authors: Ronald Vernimmen, Aljosja Hooijer, Rizka Akmalia, Natan Fitranatanegara, Dedi Mulyadi, Angga Yuherdha, Heri Andreas and Susan Page

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:4

    Content type: Research

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  13. Annual total Gross Primary Production (GPP) and Net Primary Production (NPP) and the annual total stored GPP and NPP are tightly coupled to land cover distributions because the distinct vegetation conditions o...

    Authors: Liwei Ma

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:3

    Content type: Research

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  14. Recent increases in forest tree mortality should increase the abundance coarse woody detritus (CWD) and ultimately lead to increased atmospheric carbon dioxide. However, the time course of carbon release from ...

    Authors: Mark E. Harmon, Becky G. Fasth, Misha Yatskov, Douglas Kastendick, Joachim Rock and Christopher W. Woodall

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:1

    Content type: Review

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  15. A significant source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions comes from the manufacture of synthetic nitrogen (N) fertilizers consumed in crop production processes. And the application of synthetic N fertilizers is ...

    Authors: Rushan Chai, Xinxin Ye, Chao Ma, Qingyun Wang, Renfeng Tu, Ligan Zhang and Hongjian Gao

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:20

    Content type: Research

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  16. Application of allometric equations for quantifying forests aboveground biomass is a crucial step related to efforts of climate change mitigation. Generalized allometric equations have been applied for estimat...

    Authors: Damena Edae Daba and Teshome Soromessa

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:18

    Content type: Research

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  17. While the capability of forests to sequester carbon dioxide (CO2) is acknowledged as an important component in fighting climate change, a closer look reveals the difficulties in determining the actual contributio...

    Authors: Joachim H. A. Krug

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:17

    Content type: Research

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  18. Although there is broad agreement that negative carbon emissions may be required in order to meet the global climate change targets specified in the Paris Agreement and that carbon sequestration in the terrest...

    Authors: Lindsey Wise, Eric Marland, Gregg Marland, Jason Hoyle, Tamara Kowalczyk, Tatyana Ruseva, Jeffrey Colby and Timothy Kinlaw

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:16

    Content type: Research

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  19. There are multiple approaches for estimating emissions and removals arising from harvested wood products (HWP) based on differences between when and where a given carbon stock change is calculated. At this mom...

    Authors: Atsushi Sato and Yukihiro Nojiri

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:15

    Content type: Research

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  20. Climate change has emerged as one of the most important environmental issues worldwide. As the world’s biggest developing country, China is participating in combating climate change by promoting a low carbon e...

    Authors: Wenjuan Yang, Rongqin Zhao, Xiaowei Chuai, Liangang Xiao, Lianhai Cao, Zhanping Zhang, Qinglin Yang and Lunguang Yao

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:14

    Content type: Review

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  21. It is important to quantify changes in CO2 sources and sinks with land use and land cover change. In the last several decades, carbon sources and sinks in East Asia have been altered by intensive land cover chang...

    Authors: Je-Woo Hong, Jinkyu Hong, Junghwa Chun, Yong Hee Lee, Lim-Seok Chang, Jae-Bum Lee, Keewook Yi, Young-San Park, Young-Hwa Byun and Sangwon Joo

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:13

    Content type: Research

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  22. To reduce the uncertainty in estimates of carbon emissions resulting from deforestation and forest degradation, better information on the carbon density per land use/land cover (LULC) class and in situ carbon ...

    Authors: Adéyèmi Chabi, Sven Lautenbach, Jérôme Ebagnerin Tondoh, Vincent Oladokoun Agnila Orekan, Stephen Adu-Bredu, Nicholas Kyei-Baffour, Vincent Joseph Mama and John Fonweban

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:12

    Content type: Research

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  23. Brazilian Amazon forests contain a large stock of carbon that could be released into the atmosphere as a result of land use and cover change. To quantify the carbon stocks, Brazil has forest inventory plots fr...

    Authors: Graciela Tejada, Eric Bastos Görgens, Fernando Del Bon Espírito-Santo, Roberta Zecchini Cantinho and Jean Pierre Ometto

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:11

    Content type: Research

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  24. In 2018, the European Union (EU) adopted Regulation 2018/841, which sets the accounting rules for the land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) sector for the period 2021–2030. This regulation is part of...

    Authors: Nicklas Forsell, Anu Korosuo, Mykola Gusti, Sebastian Rüter, Petr Havlik and Michael Obersteiner

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:10

    Content type: Research

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  25. Comparisons of soil carbon (C) pools across land uses can be confounded by site-specific history. To better quantify the response of soil C pools to residential development and use, we compared yard soils (n =...

    Authors: Morgan E. Peach, Laura A. Ogden, Eleni A. Mora and Andrew J. Friedland

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:9

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Carbon Balance and Management 2020 15:11

  26. A recent article by Luyssaert et al. (Nature 562:259–262, 2018) analyses the climate impact of forest management in the European Union, considering both biogeochemical (i.e., greenhouse gases, GHG) and biophysica...

    Authors: Giacomo Grassi, Alessandro Cescatti, Robert Matthews, Gregory Duveiller, Andrea Camia, Sandro Federici, Jo House, Nathalie de Noblet-Ducoudré, Roberto Pilli and Matteo Vizzarri

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:8

    Content type: Commentary

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  27. In order to use in situ measurements to constrain urban anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), we use a Lagrangian methodology based on diffusive backward trajectory tracer reconstructions and Bayesian ...

    Authors: Ignacio Pisso, Prabir Patra, Masayuki Takigawa, Toshinobu Machida, Hidekazu Matsueda and Yousuke Sawa

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:6

    Content type: Research

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  28. The Cerrado is the second largest biome in Brazil and the most biodiverse tropical savannah in the world and acts as a great sequester of atmospheric carbon. The lack of studies related to the quantification o...

    Authors: Camila Paula de Oliveira, Márcio Rocha Francelino, Mayara Daher, Emanuel José Gomes de Araújo, Leonardo de Souza Sanches, Kauanna Domingues Cabral de Andrade and Júlia Santos Nunes de Campos

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:5

    Content type: Research

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  29. Developing countries participating in the mitigation mechanism of reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), are required to establish a forest reference emission level (FREL), if th...

    Authors: Ernest William Mauya, Wilson Ancelm Mugasha, Marco Andrew Njana, Eliakimu Zahabu and Rogers Malimbwi

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:4

    Content type: Research

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  30. The Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) sector is responsible for almost a quarter of the global Greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions. The emissions associated with AFOLU activities are projected to i...

    Authors: Bijay Bahadur Pradhan, Achiraya Chaichaloempreecha and Bundit Limmeechokchai

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:3

    Content type: Research

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  31. Wet tropical forests of Chocó, along the Pacific Coast of Colombia, are known for their high plant diversity and endemic species. With increasing pressure of degradation and deforestation, these forests have b...

    Authors: Victoria Meyer, Sassan Saatchi, António Ferraz, Liang Xu, Alvaro Duque, Mariano García and Jérôme Chave

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:2

    Content type: Research

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  32. Unlike in the developed countries, Ethiopia does not have carbon inventories and databank to monitor and enhance carbon sequestration potential of different forests. Only small efforts have been made so far to...

    Authors: Abyot Dibaba, Teshome Soromessa and Bikila Workineh

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2019 14:1

    Content type: Research

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  33. There has been growing interest in the development of waste-specific decay factors for estimation of greenhouse gas emissions from landfills in national greenhouse gas inventories. Although engineered wood pro...

    Authors: Fabiano A. Ximenes, Amrit Kathuria, Morton A. Barlaz and Annette L. Cowie

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2018 13:27

    Content type: Research

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research

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  35. 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

    Content type: Review

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  36. 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

    Content type: Research

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  37. 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

    Content type: Research

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  38. 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

    Content type: Research

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  39. 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

    Content type: Research

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  40. 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

    Content type: Research

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  41. 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

    Content type: Research

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research

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  43. 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

    Content type: Research

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  44. 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

    Content type: Research

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  45. 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

    Content type: Research

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