3. Land-Use Change Effects on Soil Carbon Stocks in Temperate Regions – Development of Carbon Response Functions

  1. Robert Jandl5,6,
  2. Mirco Rodeghiero7,8 and
  3. Mats Olsson9
  1. Lars Vesterdal1,
  2. Jens Leifeld2,
  3. Christopher Poeplau3,
  4. Axel Don3 and
  5. Bas van Wesemael4

Published Online: 23 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119970255.ch3

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

Vesterdal, L., Leifeld, J., Poeplau, C., Don, A. and van Wesemael, B. (2011) Land-Use Change Effects on Soil Carbon Stocks in Temperate Regions – Development of Carbon Response Functions, 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

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

  3. 7

    Centre for Alpine Ecology, Italy

  4. 8

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

  5. 9

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

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

    Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute Institute of Agricultural Climate Research, Bundesallee 50, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany

  4. 4

    Georges Lemaître Centre for Earth and Climate Research, Earth and Life Institute, Université Catholique de Louvain, Place Louis Pasteur 3, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

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:

  • land-use change on SOC in temperate regions;
  • soils, sharing of global organic carbon stock;
  • land-use change affecting carbon inputs to soils;
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC);
  • land-use change on soil carbon;
  • land-use history, soil type and climate;
  • Carbon Response Functions (CRF);
  • CRF and average annual change in soil carbon;
  • GHG gas reporting and its implication;
  • work in Cost Action 639

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Previous synthesis studies on land use change effects on SOC

  • The concept of carbon response functions

  • Temporal dynamics of SOC after land use change in temperate regions

  • Implication for greenhouse gas reporting

  • Conclusions

  • References