11. Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystems: From Science to Land Management – A Summary

  1. Robert Jandl9,10,
  2. Mirco Rodeghiero11,12 and
  3. Mats Olsson13
  1. Robert Jandl9,10,
  2. Jukka Alm1,
  3. Lars Vesterdal2,
  4. Mats Olsson13,
  5. Peter Weiss3,
  6. Sofie Sjögersten4,
  7. Mirco Rodeghiero11,12,
  8. Jens Leifeld5,
  9. Frank Hagedorn6,
  10. Pat Bellamy7 and
  11. Rainer Baritz8

Published Online: 23 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119970255.ch11

Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystems: From Science to Land Management

Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystems: From Science to Land Management

How to Cite

Jandl, R., Alm, J., Vesterdal, L., Olsson, M., Weiss, P., Sjögersten, S., Rodeghiero, M., Leifeld, J., Hagedorn, F., Bellamy, P. and Baritz, R. (2011) Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystems: From Science to Land Management – A Summary, in Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystems: From Science to Land Management (eds R. Jandl, M. Rodeghiero and M. Olsson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119970255.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 9

    Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW), Austria

  2. 10

    Bundesamt und Forschungszentrum für Wald (Forest Research Centre), Seckendorff-Gudent-Weg 8, 1130 Vienna, Austria

  3. 11

    Centre for Alpine Ecology, Italy

  4. 12

    IASMA, Research and Innovation Centre, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Forests and Biogeochemical Cycles, 38010 San Michele All'Adige, Italy

  5. 13

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Box 7014, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

Author Information

  1. 1

    Joensuu Research Unit, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Yliopistokatu 6, 80101 Joensuu, Finland

  2. 2

    Forest & Landscape Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 23, DK-1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark

  3. 3

    Umweltbundesamt, Spittelauer Lände 5, 1090 Vienna, Austria

  4. 4

    University of Nottingham, School of Biosciences, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK

  5. 5

    Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon Research Station ART, Reckenholzstrasse 191, CH-8046, Zürich, Switzerland

  6. 6

    Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), Zürcherstrasse 11, 8903 Birmensdorf, Switzerland

  7. 7

    Natural Resources Department, Cranfield University, College Road, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, UK

  8. 8

    Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Stilleweg 2, 30655 Hannover, Germany

  9. 9

    Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW), Austria

  10. 10

    Bundesamt und Forschungszentrum für Wald (Forest Research Centre), Seckendorff-Gudent-Weg 8, 1130 Vienna, Austria

  11. 11

    Centre for Alpine Ecology, Italy

  12. 12

    IASMA, Research and Innovation Centre, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Forests and Biogeochemical Cycles, 38010 San Michele All'Adige, Italy

  13. 13

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Box 7014, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119970019

Online ISBN: 9781119970255

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Keywords:

  • soil carbon in sensitive European ecosystems;
  • international reporting rules for GHG emissions;
  • ‘Managed Land Proxy’ (MLP);
  • reporting guidelines, and carbon dioxide emissions;
  • baseline for soil carbon stocks;
  • GHG emission reporting and UNFCCC rules;
  • sampling ecosystems for GHG emissions;
  • human induced changes of soil carbon stocks, in reports;
  • challenges, total litter production feeding soil carbon pool;
  • ecosystem disturbance and land use change simulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Problem statement and reporting requirements

  • Question on a baseline for soil carbon stocks

  • Where should we measure and monitor?

  • Human and non-human induced changes of the soil carbon pool

  • Specific cases of sensitive ecosystems

  • Challenges for reporting

  • References