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Assessing carbon stocks, carbon sequestration, and greenhouse-gas fluxes in ecosystems of the United States under present conditions and future scenarios

Congress asked us (in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007) to figure out how to assess the effects of carbon storage, sequestration, and greenhouse gas fluxes in our ecosystems. Here's how we plan to do that.

by Zhu, Zhiliang and Stackpoole, Sarah M.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3007
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Carbon cycling, Carbon sequestration, Ecosystem functions, Environmental assessment, Greenhouse gases, Mathematical modeling
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