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  1. Research

    Combining airborne laser scanning and Landsat data for statistical modeling of soil carbon and tree biomass in Tanzanian Miombo woodlands

    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...

    Mikael Egberth, Gert Nyberg, Erik Næsset, Terje Gobakken, Ernest Mauya, Rogers Malimbwi, Josiah Katani, Nurudin Chamuya, George Bulenga and Håkan Olsson

    Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:8

    Published on: 17 April 2017

  2. Review

    Current remote sensing approaches to monitoring forest degradation in support of countries measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems for REDD+

    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...

    Anthea L. Mitchell, Ake Rosenqvist and Brice Mora

    Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:9

    Published on: 17 April 2017

  3. Review

    Scenarios in tropical forest degradation: carbon stock trajectories for REDD+

    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 ...

    Rafael B. de Andrade, Jennifer K. Balch, Amoreena L. Parsons, Dolors Armenteras, Rosa Maria Roman-Cuesta and Janette Bulkan

    Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:6

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  4. Research

    From berries to blocks: carbon stock quantification of a California vineyard

    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...

    Jorge Andres Morandé, Christine M. Stockert, Garrett C. Liles, John N. Williams, David R. Smart and Joshua H. Viers

    Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:5

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  5. Research

    Impact of data model and point density on aboveground forest biomass estimation from airborne LiDAR

    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...

    Mariano Garcia, Sassan Saatchi, Antonio Ferraz, Carlos Alberto Silva, Susan Ustin, Alexander Koltunov and Heiko Balzter

    Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:4

    Published on: 15 February 2017

  6. Methodology

    A carbon balance model for the great dismal swamp ecosystem

    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...

    Rachel Sleeter, Benjamin M. Sleeter, Brianna Williams, Dianna Hogan, Todd Hawbaker and Zhiliang Zhu

    Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:2

    Published on: 25 January 2017

  7. Research

    Assessing the INDCs’ land use, land use change, and forest emission projections

    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...

    Nicklas Forsell, Olga Turkovska, Mykola Gusti, Michael Obersteiner, Michel den Elzen and Petr Havlik

    Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:26

    Published on: 8 December 2016

  8. Research

    Attribution of net carbon change by disturbance type across forest lands of the conterminous United States

    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 ...

    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

    Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:24

    Published on: 14 November 2016

  9. Research

    Shade tree diversity and aboveground carbon stocks in Theobroma cacao agroforestry systems: implications for REDD+ implementation in a West African cacao landscape

    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 ...

    Evans Dawoe, Winston Asante, Emmanuel Acheampong and Paul Bosu

    Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:17

    Published on: 24 August 2016

  10. Research

    Allometric models and aboveground biomass stocks of a West African Sudan Savannah watershed in Benin

    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...

    Adéyèmi Chabi, Sven Lautenbach, Vincent Oladokoun Agnila Orekan and Nicholas Kyei-Baffour

    Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:16

    Published on: 17 August 2016

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

  11. Research

    A methodological framework to assess the carbon balance of tropical managed forests

    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...

    Camille Piponiot, Antoine Cabon, Laurent Descroix, Aurélie Dourdain, Lucas Mazzei, Benjamin Ouliac, Ervan Rutishauser, Plinio Sist and Bruno Hérault

    Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:15

    Published on: 29 July 2016

  12. Research

    Indirect approach for estimation of forest degradation in non-intact dry forest: modelling biomass loss with Tweedie distributions

    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...

    Klaus Dons, Sushma Bhattarai, Henrik Meilby, Carsten Smith-Hall and Toke Emil Panduro

    Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:14

    Published on: 29 June 2016

  13. Research

    Mapping and estimating the total living biomass and carbon in low-biomass woodlands using Landsat 8 CDR data

    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 ...

    Belachew Gizachew, Svein Solberg, Erik Næsset, Terje Gobakken, Ole Martin Bollandsås, Johannes Breidenbach, Eliakimu Zahabu and Ernest William Mauya

    Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:13

    Published on: 24 June 2016

  14. Methodology

    Comparison of calculation methods for estimating annual carbon stock change in German forests under forest management in the German greenhouse gas inventory

    The German greenhouse gas inventory in the land use change sector strongly depends on national forest inventory data. As these data were collected periodically 1987, 2002, 2008 and 2012, the time series on emi...

    Steffi Röhling, Karsten Dunger, Gerald Kändler, Susann Klatt, Thomas Riedel, Wolfgang Stümer and Johannes Brötz

    Carbon Balance and Management 2016 11:12

    Published on: 22 June 2016

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