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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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

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

  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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

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

  19. 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

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

  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. It is essential that the human race limits the environmental damage created by our consumption. A realistic pathway to limiting consumption would be to transition to a system where materials are conserved and ...

    Authors: Kimberley Pratt, Michael Lenaghan and Edward T. A. Mitchard
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:21
  35. Forests and the forest sector may play an important role in mitigating climate change. The Paris Agreement and the recent legislative proposal to include the land use sector in the EU 2030 climate targets refl...

    Authors: Roberto Pilli, Giacomo Grassi, Werner A. Kurz, Jose V. Moris and Raúl Abad Viñas
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:20
  36. Mapping tropical forest structure is a critical requirement for accurate estimation of emissions and removals from land use activities. With the availability of a wide range of remote sensing imagery of vegeta...

    Authors: Liang Xu, Sassan S. Saatchi, Yan Yang, Yifan Yu and Lee White
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:18
  37. The promotion of cacao agroforestry is one of the ways of diversifying farmer income and creating incentives through their inclusion in REDD+ interventions. We estimated the aboveground carbon stocks in cacao ...

    Authors: Evans Dawoe, Winston Asante, Emmanuel Acheampong and Paul Bosu
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:17
  38. The estimation of forest biomass changes due to land-use change is of significant importance for estimates of the global carbon budget. The accuracy of biomass density maps depends on the availability of relia...

    Authors: Adéyèmi Chabi, Sven Lautenbach, Vincent Oladokoun Agnila Orekan and Nicholas Kyei-Baffour
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:16

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:22

  39. Managed forests are a major component of tropical landscapes. Production forests as designated by national forest services cover up to 400 million ha, i.e. half of the forested area in the humid tropics. Fores...

    Authors: Camille Piponiot, Antoine Cabon, Laurent Descroix, Aurélie Dourdain, Lucas Mazzei, Benjamin Ouliac, Ervan Rutishauser, Plinio Sist and Bruno Hérault
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:15
  40. Implementation of REDD+ requires measurement and monitoring of carbon emissions from forest degradation in developing countries. Dry forests cover about 40 % of the total tropical forest area, are home to larg...

    Authors: Klaus Dons, Sushma Bhattarai, Henrik Meilby, Carsten Smith-Hall and Toke Emil Panduro
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:14
  41. A functional forest carbon measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) system to support climate change mitigation policies, such as REDD+, requires estimates of forest biomass carbon, as an input to estimate ...

    Authors: Belachew Gizachew, Svein Solberg, Erik Næsset, Terje Gobakken, Ole Martin Bollandsås, Johannes Breidenbach, Eliakimu Zahabu and Ernest William Mauya
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:13
  42. Recent studies have shown that fragmentation is an increasing threat to global forests, which has major impacts on biodiversity and the important ecosystem services provided by forested landscapes. Several too...

    Authors: Aurélie C. Shapiro, Naikoa Aguilar-Amuchastegui, Patrick Hostert and Jean-François Bastin
    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:11

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