Verification and Accreditation Schemes for Climate Change Activities: A Review of Requirements for Verification of Greenhouse Gas Reductions and Accreditation of Verifiers—Implications for Long-Term Carbon Sequestration

  1. Brian J. Mcpherson and
  2. Eric T. Sundquist
  1. Trygve Roed-Larsen and
  2. Todd Flach

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2005GM000315

Carbon Sequestration and Its Role in the Global Carbon Cycle

Carbon Sequestration and Its Role in the Global Carbon Cycle

How to Cite

Roed-Larsen, T. and Flach, T. (2009) Verification and Accreditation Schemes for Climate Change Activities: A Review of Requirements for Verification of Greenhouse Gas Reductions and Accreditation of Verifiers—Implications for Long-Term Carbon Sequestration, in Carbon Sequestration and Its Role in the Global Carbon Cycle (eds B. J. Mcpherson and E. T. Sundquist), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2005GM000315

Author Information

  1. Det Norske Veritas (Dnv) HØVik, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904481

Online ISBN: 9781118666494

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Keywords:

  • Carbon sequestration;
  • Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Credible Verification and GHG Inventories

  • Review of Existing National and International Requirements for Verification of Greenhouse Gas Reductions/Removals

  • Tools for the Industry

  • Accreditation of Independent Verifiers

  • Implications for Long-Term Carbon Sequestration

  • The Way Forward