Navigation Links
Northwest Forest Plan has unintended benefit - carbon sequestration
Date:7/22/2011

and 1987, associated with a high rate of old-growth timber harvest. Those harvests peaked in the mid-to-late 1980s.

Forest fire is also an issue in carbon emissions, but researchers said in the study that the magnitude of emissions linked to fire was modest, compared to the impacts of logging. Even the massive Biscuit Fire in southern Oregon in 2002 released less carbon into the atmosphere than logging-related emissions that year, they said.

The findings are of some interest, researchers said, because the value of carbon sequestration is now something that can be better quantified in economic terms, and then incorporated into management decisions and policies.

This study was just published online in Forest Ecology and Management, a professional journal. The research was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and the interagency North American Carbon Program. The area analyzed included western Oregon, western Washington and northern California.

In earlier work, Turner and other researchers had found that carbon sequestration in Oregon, much of it from forests, amounted to almost half of the state-level carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion. Nationally, forest carbon accumulation offsets about 15 percent of U.S. fossil fuel emissions.


'/>"/>

Contact: David Turner
david.turner@oregonstate.edu
541-737-5043
Oregon State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Northwest climate change is target of $3.2M in grants to University of Oregon
2. Wildfires result in loss of forests reserved by Northwest Forest Plan
3. Invasives threaten salmon in Pacific Northwest
4. The fragility of the worlds coral is revealed through a study of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
5. New dinosaur species possible in Northwestern Alberta
6. Pacific Northwest forests could store more carbon, help address greenhouse issues
7. New project to forecast toxic algal blooms on Pacific Northwest beaches
8. University of Washington receives $25 million to create Northwest Genomics Center
9. Global warming may spur increased growth in Pacific Northwest forests
10. Managing Pacific Northwest dams for a changing climate
11. 20th century one of driest in 9 centuries for northwest Africa
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... Ill. Scientists have scoured cow rumens and termite ... cell walls for the production of next-generation biofuels, but ... in the human lower intestine, researchers report. , Their ... the National Academy of Sciences , is the first ... microbes in the human gut can digest fiber, breaking ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... essential in the development of animals and plants. The ... information be translated in a reliable manner to give ... French-flag model of stripe formation is a classic paradigm ... colours of the French flag, is caused by a ... middle or low concentrations of the morphogen a "blue", ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Sept. 23, 2014 Research and Markets ... Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their ... used for enhancing security and protection in private as ... . The country,s government is focusing on using biometric ... and other national IDs that are of crucial importance ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Search for better biofuels microbes leads to the human gut 2Search for better biofuels microbes leads to the human gut 3Recreating the stripe patterns found in animals by engineering synthetic gene networks 2India Biometrics Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019 2India Biometrics Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019 3
... discovered the critical sequence of events by which insulin ... The study, appearing in the May 9 Journal of ... Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the ... , “This finding provides useful information for understanding disorders ...
... lipid membrane. The membrane is studded with many hundreds ... into and out of the cell. Such membrane proteins ... and make the nervous system work. Scientists at Stockholm ... membrane proteins in the enteric bacterium Escherichia coli. Their ...
... to migrate to the appropriate locations in the brain and ... in an intricate network. Growth cones, structures in the tips ... right direction, guided by a complex set of signals from ... axons to extend and grow in a particular direction; others ...
Cached Biology News:NIH Researchers Discover How Insulin Allows Entry of Glucose Into Cells 2Cerebral navigation: How do nerve fibers know what direction to grow in? 2
(Date:9/23/2014)... September 23, 2014 Proove Biosciences ... will be presenting research on the association between specific ... U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress’ 27th ... conference focuses on the theme of ‘Embracing Change.’ Mental ... a changing landscape. From the challenges presented by the ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Manassas, VA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... organization, is pleased to announce two important appointments to ... as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Technology and ... Director for the Standards Resource Center. Both roles are ... Raymond H. Cypess, President and CEO at ATCC described ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... and ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... research leader in personalized medicine, presented industry leading research ... misuse this past weekend at the American Academy ... The meeting took place in Phoenix, Arizona at the ... study on the linkage between gender and genetic predisposition ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced three ... to $5 million. The orders are all odour control projects ... continue to see new orders coming in," said Peter ... has climbed to over $11 million." About ... company that designs, manufactures and distributes a comprehensive line of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Proove Biosciences Will Be Exhibiting New Genetic Research at the 27th Annual US Psych Congress Scientific Program 2Proove Biosciences Will Be Exhibiting New Genetic Research at the 27th Annual US Psych Congress Scientific Program 3ATCC Announces New Appointments to its Leadership Team 2ATCC Announces New Appointments to its Leadership Team 3Proove Biosciences Will Be Exhibiting I.M.P.L.O.R.E Study at the American Academy of Pain Management 25th Annual Meeting 2Proove Biosciences Will Be Exhibiting I.M.P.L.O.R.E Study at the American Academy of Pain Management 25th Annual Meeting 3
... Pennsylvania and REHOVOT Israel, January 16, Rosetta ... today unveiled initial data relating to the ... which is,based on a simple blood draw, ... year. The,company,s scientists and collaborators have identified ...
... Varian, Inc.,(NasdaqGS: VARI) today announced a plan to ... to close certain facilities. , ... economic environment,we are taking proactive steps to reduce our ... while continuing to invest in new product,development and maintaining ...
... cells, vastly improved medical imaging techniques and lighter ... potential applications envisioned for organic electronics. ... Elisabetta Collini of University of Toronto,s Department of ... to new insights into the way molecules absorb ...
Cached Biology Technology:Rosetta Genomics and Collaborators Unveil Colon Cancer Screening Diagnostic; Identified Candidate MicroRNA Biomarkers in Serum 2Rosetta Genomics and Collaborators Unveil Colon Cancer Screening Diagnostic; Identified Candidate MicroRNA Biomarkers in Serum 3Rosetta Genomics and Collaborators Unveil Colon Cancer Screening Diagnostic; Identified Candidate MicroRNA Biomarkers in Serum 4Varian, Inc. Announces Cost Reduction Plan 2U of T chemistry discovery brings organic solar cells a step closer 2
... Tray (3 per pack), 1. ... blot processing.Automated staining of Coomassie Blue ... nucleic acid analysis.Prepares blots for high ... control of protocol, solution, volume, and ...
... 1 g. High quality kits ... preparation that give consistent and ... and tissues.Clean up samples from ... Accurately quantitate protein for first-dimension ...
GOAT ANTI CARICA PAPAYA PAPAIN...
PAb to Hu-IFN-Alpha/Beta R2 [(IFNAR2) CD118], Rabbit Serum, neutralizing Binds to but does not neutralize human interferon alpha/beta receptor...
Biology Products: