Terrestrial Biological Carbon Sequestration: Science for Enhancement and Implementation

  1. Brian J. Mcpherson and
  2. Eric T. Sundquist
  1. Wilfred M. Post1,
  2. James E. Amonette2,
  3. Richard Birdsey3,
  4. Charles T. Garten Jr.1,
  5. R. Cesar Izaurralde4,
  6. Philip M. Jardine1,
  7. Julie Jastrow5,
  8. Rattan Lal6,
  9. Gregg Marland7,
  10. Bruce A. Mccarl8,
  11. Allison M. Thomson4,
  12. Tristram O. West1,
  13. Stan D. Wullschleger1 and
  14. F. Blaine Metting2

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000753

Carbon Sequestration and Its Role in the Global Carbon Cycle

Carbon Sequestration and Its Role in the Global Carbon Cycle

How to Cite

Post, W. M., Amonette, J. E., Birdsey, R., Garten, C. T., Izaurralde, R. C., Jardine, P. M., Jastrow, J., Lal, R., Marland, G., Mccarl, B. A., Thomson, A. M., West, T. O., Wullschleger, S. D. and Metting, F. B. (2009) Terrestrial Biological Carbon Sequestration: Science for Enhancement and Implementation, 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: 10.1029/2008GM000753

Author Information

  1. 1

    Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

  2. 2

    Chemical And Material Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington, USA

  3. 3

    Northern Global Change Research Program, U.S. Forest Service Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, Usa

  4. 4

    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory-Joint Global Change Research Institute College Park, Maryland, USA

  5. 5

    Environmental Research Division, Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, Illinois, USA

  6. 6

    School Of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio, USA

  7. 7

    International Institute For Applied Systems Analysis Laxenburg, Austria

  8. 8

    Department Of Agricultural Economics Texas A&M University,College Station, Texas, USA

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:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of Terrestrial Biological C Sequestration

  • Promising Advanced Technologies for C Sequestration Enhancement

  • Implementation Issues

  • Ancillary Benefits and Risks

  • Summary and Research Needs