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Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry

Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry
A Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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  • Date Published: October 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521804950

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  • The exchange of carbon between the atmosphere and biosphere is an important factor in controlling global warming and climate change. Consequently, it is important to examine how carbon flows between different pools and how carbon stocks change in response to afforestation, reforestation, and deforestation, and other land-use activities. This IPCC Special Report provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art examination of the scientific and technical implications of carbon sequestration and the global carbon cycle. It also examines environmental and socioeconomic issues, conservation, sustainable resource management and development issues, as related to carbon sequestration. The volume will be invaluable for government policymakers, business/industry analysts and officials, environmental groups, and researchers in global change, atmospheric chemistry, soil science, and economics.

    • Definitive, comprehensive and state-of-the-art special report from the prestigious Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    • Fills a unique niche in the scientific literature on land use and forestry
    • Contains contributions from world-renowned authorities in this subject area
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    '… invaluable for anyone interested in global environmental change and the Kyoto Protocol.' Suraje Rauto Dessai, International Journal of Environmental Studies

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    • Date Published: October 2000
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521804950
    • length: 388 pages
    • dimensions: 279 x 210 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.87kg
    • contains: 45 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Summary for policymakers
    1. Introduction and mandate
    2. Global perspective
    3. Implications of different definitions and genetic issues
    4. Operationalizing afforestation, reforestation and deforestation (ARD) activities
    5. Additional human-induced activities - Article 3.4
    6. Project based activities
    7. Implications of the Kyoto Protocol for the reporting guidelines.

  • Editors

    Robert T. Watson, The World Bank

    Ian R. Noble, Australian National University, Canberra

    Bert Bolin, Stockholms Universitet

    N. H. Ravindranath, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

    David J. Verardo, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    David J. Dokken, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

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