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Cover for Forestry and climate change.

This book contains 28 chapters grouped into six sections providing information on forests interact with the other components of the physical and natural world with the human society, and how we could manage forests globally to make the most of their contribution to mitigation of climate change...

Author(s)
Freer-Smith, P. H.; Broadmeadow, M. S. J.; Lynch, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forests and climate change: the knowledge-base for action.

This paper provides an introduction to the book on forests and climatic change. A brief overview is given on the different sections included as well as the concepts covered in each: climate change, forestry and the science-policy interface; forestry options for contributing to climate change...

Author(s)
Freer-Smith, P. H.; Broadmeadow, M. S. J.; Lynch, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soils and waste management: a challenge to climate change.

This chapter provides a brief summary of the soil processes in relation to waste utilization and their impact on climatic change. The fate of olive mill waste and meat meal waste was featured as two examples of the processing of by-products that are frequently incorporated into soil for disposal....

Author(s)
Schepers, J. S.; Lynch, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Present and future carbon sources and sinks.

This paper illustrates the effect of simulated climate change in reducing the strength of carbon sinks in both the oceans and on land using carbon cycle-climate models. Results showed that the past 25 years have created a major change in the forestry industry worldwide, but eventually increased our ...

Author(s)
Heimann, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Carbon sequestration as a forestry opportunity in a changing climate.

This paper describe the three flexible mechanisms which are in place to help achieve the targets for greenhouse gases emission reductions of the Kyoto Protocol and the way in which these mechanisms have created an international market for certified emission reduction credits. The three flexibility...

Author(s)
Burley, J.; Ebeling, J.; Costa, P. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forests and climate change: global understandings and possible responses.

This paper provides a global perspective on the relationship between forests and climatic change. The international policy environment for forestry and for climate are outlined. Policy proposals to mitigate climate change through improved forest management, in particular by reducing deforestation,...

Author(s)
Dresner, S.; Ekins, P.; McGeevor, K.; Tomei, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forestry in Europe under changing climate and land use.

This study integrates the effects of changes in wood demand, climate and land use on the European forest sector, combining a dynamic global vegetation model with a large-scale, growth-and-yield model (EFISCEN or the European Forest Information Scenario Model). A consistent set of scenarios for wood ...

Author(s)
Eggers, J.; Lindner, M.; Zudin, S.; Zaehle, S.; Liski, J.; Nabuurs, G. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of climate change on temperate forests and interaction with management.

This chapter presents a summary of the results of predictions based on 50×50 km grid climate scenarios and discusses the interactive effects between management scenarios and site fertility on forest growth and carbon balance, potential habitat areas for tree species and insects and areas at...

Author(s)
Loustau, D.; Ogée, J.; Dufrêne, E.; Déqué, M.; Dupouey, J. L.; Badeau, V.; Viovy, N.; Ciais, P.; Desprez-Loustau, M. L.; Roques, A.; Chuine, I.; Mouillot, F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Governance and climate change.

This paper focuses on the questions of governance and climatic change, including the different levels of governance, the practicalities of establishing robust and accountable systems and some risks of concentrating on a single issue. Important themes were communication and coordination, not only to ...

Author(s)
Sangster, M. G.; Dudley, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Commercial and project-based responses and associated research initiatives in the forest sector.

Recommendations regarding strategies for the forest sector to facilitate real greenhouse gas reductions or offset fossil fuel use are proposed. Specific topics discussed include strategies to drive the use of biofuels for controlling greenhouse gas emission, deforestation and forest degradation...

Author(s)
Hanson, P. J.; Kurz, W. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter

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