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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 Global forest sector: trends, threats and opportunities.

An account is given of the direction, risks and potential of forest-based industries in providing majority of the world's need for forest products. On the contrary, due to such activities, deforestation has increased and has mostly taken place in developing countries, along with the effects of...

Author(s)
Seppälä, R.
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 The forest science-policy interface.

This chapter focuses on policy with regards to the consideration of the carbon in the terrestrial biosphere, particularly in forests and their soils, and climatic change.

Author(s)
Meira Filho, L. G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Afforestation, reforestation and reduced deforestation to sequester carbon and reduce emissions.

This chapter focuses on afforestation, reforestation and deforestation activities in the context of the Kyoto Protocol, where Annex I countries (industrialized countries and countries with economies in transition) must account for emissions and removals from these activities under Article 3.3.

Author(s)
Schlamadinger, B.; Johns, T.
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

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