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  1. Unmanaged or old-growth forests are of paramount importance for carbon sequestration and thus for the mitigation of climate change among further implications, e.g. biodiversity aspects. Still, the importance o...

    Authors: Joachim Krug, Michael Koehl and Dierk Kownatzki
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:11
  2. Lidar height data collected by the Geosciences Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) from 2002 to 2008 has the potential to form the basis of a globally consistent sample-based inventory of forest biomass. GLAS lidar ...

    Authors: Sean P Healey, Paul L Patterson, Sassan Saatchi, Michael A Lefsky, Andrew J Lister and Elizabeth A Freeman
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:10
  3. Forest fuel treatments have been proposed as tools to stabilize carbon stocks in fire-prone forests in the Western U.S.A. Although fuel treatments such as thinning and burning are known to immediately reduce f...

    Authors: Chris H Carlson, Solomon Z Dobrowski and Hugh D Safford
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:7
  4. Forests of the Midwest U.S. provide numerous ecosystem services. Two of these, carbon sequestration and wood production, are often portrayed as conflicting. Currently, carbon management and biofuel policies ar...

    Authors: Scott D Peckham, Stith T Gower and Joseph Buongiorno
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:6
  5. No consensus has been reached how to measure the effectiveness of climate change mitigation in the land-use sector and how to prioritize land use accordingly. We used the long-term cumulative and average secto...

    Authors: Hannes Böttcher, Annette Freibauer, Yvonne Scholz, Vincent Gitz, Philippe Ciais, Martina Mund, Thomas Wutzler and Ernst-Detlef Schulze
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:5
  6. In agricultural regions, streamside forests have been reduced in age and extent, or removed entirely to maximize arable cropland. Restoring and reforesting such riparian zones to mature forest, particularly al...

    Authors: Richard D Rheinhardt, Mark M Brinson, Gregory F Meyer and Kevin H Miller
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:4
  7. Process based vegetation models are central to understand the hydrological and carbon cycle. To achieve useful results at regional to global scales, such models require various input data from a wide range of ...

    Authors: Markus Tum, Franziska Strauss, Ian McCallum, Kurt Günther and Erwin Schmid
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:3
  8. Accurate, high-resolution mapping of aboveground carbon density (ACD, Mg C ha-1) could provide insight into human and environmental controls over ecosystem state and functioning, and could support conservation an...

    Authors: Gregory P Asner, John K Clark, Joseph Mascaro, Romuald Vaudry, K Dana Chadwick, Ghislain Vieilledent, Maminiaina Rasamoelina, Aravindh Balaji, Ty Kennedy-Bowdoin, Léna Maatoug, Matthew S Colgan and David E Knapp
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:2
  9. Global forests capture and store significant amounts of CO2 through photosynthesis. When carbon is removed from forests through harvest, a portion of the harvested carbon is stored in wood products, often for man...

    Authors: Keith D Stockmann, Nathaniel M Anderson, Kenneth E Skog, Sean P Healey, Dan R Loeffler, Greg Jones and James F Morrison
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:1
  10. Historic carbon emissions are an important foundation for proposed efforts to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhance forest carbon stocks through conservation and sustainable fo...

    Authors: Douglas C Morton, Marcio H Sales, Carlos M Souza Jr and Bronson Griscom
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:18
  11. The paper reviews a number of challenges associated with reducing degradation and its related emissions through national approaches to REDD+ under UNFCCC policy. It proposes that in many countries, it may in t...

    Authors: Margaret M Skutsch, Arturo Balderas Torres, Tuyeni H Mwampamba, Adrian Ghilardi and Martin Herold
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:16
  12. Reducing carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) is of central importance to combat climate change. Foremost among the challenges is quantifying nation's carbon emissions from deforestation...

    Authors: Mehraj A Sheikh, Munesh Kumar, Rainer W Bussman and NP Todaria
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:15
  13. Standing dead trees are one component of forest ecosystem dead wood carbon (C) pools, whose national stock is estimated by the U.S. as required by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. His...

    Authors: Grant M Domke, Christopher W Woodall and James E Smith
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:14
  14. Measuring forest degradation and related forest carbon stock changes is more challenging than measuring deforestation since degradation implies changes in the structure of the forest and does not entail a chan...

    Authors: Martin Herold, Rosa María Román-Cuesta, Danilo Mollicone, Yasumasa Hirata, Patrick Van Laake, Gregory P Asner, Carlos Souza, Margaret Skutsch, Valerio Avitabile and Ken MacDicken
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:13
  15. The International Year of Forests, declared by the UN, is a good occasion to discuss approaches to reducing forest degradation in developing countries. The articles collected in Thematic Forest Series form a d...

    Authors: Georgii A Alexandrov
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:12
  16. Quantification of ecosystem services, such as carbon (C) storage, can demonstrate the benefits of managing for both production and habitat conservation in agricultural landscapes. In this study, we evaluated C...

    Authors: John N Williams, Allan D Hollander, A Toby O'Geen, L Ann Thrupp, Robert Hanifin, Kerri Steenwerth, Glenn McGourty and Louise E Jackson
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:11
  17. Countries willing to adopt a REDD regime need to establish a national Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system that provides information on forest carbon stocks and carbon stock changes. Due to the...

    Authors: Michael Köhl, Andrew Lister, Charles T Scott, Thomas Baldauf and Daniel Plugge
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:10
  18. The voluntary carbon market is a new and growing market that is increasingly important to consider in managing forestland. Monitoring, reporting, and verifying carbon stocks and fluxes at a project level is th...

    Authors: Jordan Golinkoff, Mark Hanus and Jennifer Carah
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:9
  19. Assessing biomass is gaining increasing interest mainly for bioenergy, climate change research and mitigation activities, such as reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of co...

    Authors: Valerio Avitabile, Martin Herold, Matieu Henry and Christiane Schmullius
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:7
  20. The Biomass Expansion Factor (BEF) and the Root-to-Shoot Ratio (R) are variables used to quantify carbon stock in forests. They are often considered as constant or species/area specific values in most studies....

    Authors: Carlos R Sanquetta, Ana PD Corte and Fernando da Silva
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:6
  21. This study evaluates the carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas fluxes to the atmosphere resulting from charcoal production in Zambia. It combines new biomass and flux data from a study, that was conducted in a

    Authors: Werner L Kutsch, Lutz Merbold, Waldemar Ziegler, Mukufute M Mukelabai, Maurice Muchinda, Olaf Kolle and Robert J Scholes
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:5
  22. A simulation model based on remote sensing data for spatial vegetation properties has been used to estimate ecosystem carbon fluxes across Yellowstone National Park (YNP). The CASA (Carnegie Ames Stanford Appr...

    Authors: Christopher Potter, Steven Klooster, Robert Crabtree, Shengli Huang, Peggy Gross and Vanessa Genovese
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:3
  23. Estimates of live-tree carbon stores are influenced by numerous uncertainties. One of them is model-selection uncertainty: one has to choose among multiple empirical equations and conversion factors that can b...

    Authors: Susanna L Melson, Mark E Harmon, Jeremy S Fried and James B Domingo
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:2
  24. Forests occur across diverse biomes, each of which shows a specific composition of plant communities associated with the particular climate regimes. Predicted future climate change will have impacts on the vul...

    Authors: Michael Köhl, Rüdiger Hildebrandt, Konstantin Olschofksy, Raul Köhler, Thomas Rötzer, Tobias Mette, Hans Pretzsch, Margret Köthke, Matthias Dieter, Mengistu Abiy, Franz Makeschin and Bernhard Kenter
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2010 5:8
  25. Deforestation and forest degradation in the tropics is a major source of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The tropics also harbour more than half the world's threatened species, raising the possibility t...

    Authors: Gary D Paoli, Philip L Wells, Erik Meijaard, Matthew J Struebig, Andrew J Marshall, Krystof Obidzinski, Aseng Tan, Andjar Rafiastanto, Betsy Yaap, JW Ferry Slik, Alexandra Morel, Balu Perumal, Niels Wielaard, Simon Husson and Laura D'Arcy
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2010 5:7
  26. Globally, the loss of forests now contributes almost 20% of carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere. There is an immediate need to reduce the current rates of forest loss, and the associated release of carb...

    Authors: Pontus Olofsson, Paata Torchinava, Curtis E Woodcock, Alessandro Baccini, Richard A Houghton, Mutlu Ozdogan, Feng Zhao and Xiaoyuan Yang
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2010 5:4
  27. Since sugarcane areas have increased rapidly in Brazil, the contribution of the sugarcane production, and, especially, of the sugarcane harvest system to the greenhouse gas emissions of the country is an issue...

    Authors: Eduardo Barretto de Figueiredo, Alan Rodrigo Panosso, Rangel Romão and Newton La Scala Jr
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2010 5:3
  28. The 'Copenhagen Accord' fails to deliver the political framework for a fair, ambitious and legally-binding international climate agreement beyond 2012. The current climate policy regime dynamics are insufficie...

    Authors: Michael Huettner, Annette Freibauer, Constanze Haug and Uwe Cantner
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2010 5:2
  29. Until recently, a lot of arable lands were abandoned in many countries of the world and, especially, in Russia, where about half a million square kilometers of arable lands were abandoned in 1961-2007. The soi...

    Authors: Olga Kalinina, Sergey V Goryachkin, Nina A Karavaeva, Dmitriy I Lyuri and Luise Giani
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2010 5:1
  30. The issues surrounding 'Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation' (REDD) have become a major component of continuing negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Cha...

    Authors: Michael Obersteiner, Michael Huettner, Florian Kraxner, Ian McCallum, Kentaro Aoki, Hannes Böttcher, Steffen Fritz, Mykola Gusti, Petr Havlik, Georg Kindermann, Ewald Rametsteiner and Belinda Reyers
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:11
  31. Following recent discussions, there is hope that a mechanism for reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) will be agreed by the Parties of the UNFCCC at their 15th meeting in Cop...

    Authors: Michael Köhl, Thomas Baldauf, Daniel Plugge and Joachim Krug
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:10
  32. Although significant amounts of carbon may be stored in harvested wood products, the extraction of that carbon from the forest generally entails combustion of fossil fuels. The transport of timber from the for...

    Authors: Sean P Healey, Jock A Blackard, Todd A Morgan, Dan Loeffler, Greg Jones, Jon Songster, Jason P Brandt, Gretchen G Moisen and Larry T DeBlander
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:9
  33. Production efficiency models (PEMs) are based on the theory of light use efficiency (LUE) which states that a relatively constant relationship exists between photosynthetic carbon uptake and radiation receipt ...

    Authors: Ian McCallum, Wolfgang Wagner, Christiane Schmullius, Anatoly Shvidenko, Michael Obersteiner, Steffen Fritz and Sten Nilsson
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:8
  34. Negotiations on a future climate policy framework addressing Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) are ongoing. Regardless of how such a framework will be designed, many technical solutio...

    Authors: Hannes Böttcher, Katja Eisbrenner, Steffen Fritz, Georg Kindermann, Florian Kraxner, Ian McCallum and Michael Obersteiner
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:7
  35. The Himalayan zones, with dense forest vegetation, cover a fifth part of India and store a third part of the country reserves of soil organic carbon (SOC). However, the details of altitudinal distribution of t...

    Authors: Mehraj A Sheikh, Munesh Kumar and Rainer W Bussmann
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:6
  36. The Accra climate change talks held from 21–27 August 2008 in Accra, Ghana, were part of an ongoing series of meetings leading up to the Copenhagen meeting in December 2009. During the meeting a set of options...

    Authors: Joachim Krug, Michael Koehl, Thomas Riedel, Kristin Bormann, Sebastian Rueter and Peter Elsasser
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:5
  37. A mechanism for emission reductions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) is very likely to be included in a future climate agreement. The choice of REDD baseline methodologies will crucially influence the...

    Authors: Michael Huettner, Rik Leemans, Kasper Kok and Johannes Ebeling
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:4
  38. One controversial issue in the larger cap-and-trade debate is the proper use and certification of carbon offsets related to changes in land management. Advocates of an expanded offset supply claim that inclusi...

    Authors: Bryan K Mignone, Matthew D Hurteau, Yihsu Chen and Brent Sohngen
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:3
  39. Mapping and monitoring carbon stocks in forested regions of the world, particularly the tropics, has attracted a great deal of attention in recent years as deforestation and forest degradation account for up t...

    Authors: Scott J Goetz, Alessandro Baccini, Nadine T Laporte, Tracy Johns, Wayne Walker, Josef Kellndorfer, Richard A Houghton and Mindy Sun
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:2
  40. Forests can sequester carbon dioxide, thereby reducing atmospheric concentrations and slowing global warming. In the U.S., forest carbon stocks have increased as a result of regrowth following land abandonment...

    Authors: Matthew D Hurteau, Bruce A Hungate and George W Koch
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2009 4:1
  41. The biosphere models of terrestrial productivity are essential for projecting climate change and assessing mitigation and adaptation options. Many of them have been developed in connection to the International...

    Authors: Georgii A Alexandrov and Tsuneo Matsunaga
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2008 3:8

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