Full title: Africa and the carbon cycle : proceedings of the Open Science Conference on "Africa and Carbon Cycle : the CarboAfrica project" : Accra (Ghana) 25-27 November 2008 / by Bombelli, A. & Valentini, R.
Author/creator: Valentini, R, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Open Science Conference on "Africa and the Carbon Cycle : the CarboAfrica Project" (2008 : Accra, Ghana), Bombelli, A.
Call Numbers: NQ577.14409/2
Record Identifier: 74VvO8JLErx3
Contents: xi, 224 p. : col. ill., maps ; 30 cm., 1 KEYNOTE SPEECHES ON AFRICA AND GLOBAL CARBON CYCLE -- Greenhouse gas inventory in Africa constraints and perspectives -- 2 TERRESTRIAL CARBON OBSERVATIONS IN AFRICA AND ECOSYSTEM FLUXES -- Ankasa flux tower: a new research facility for the study of the carbon cycle in a primary tropical forests in Africa -- Estimation of net ecosystem exchange at the Skukuza Flux Site, Kruger National Park, South Africa -- Vegetation dynamics in a littoral savannah in Congo -- Ground-based remote sensing of atmospheric trace gases in the tropics using FTIR-spectroscopy -- 3 SOIL AND VEGETATION: CARBON AND GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS IN AFRICA -- West Africa's savannahs under change: integrated view on positive and negative effects of agriculture and land cover changes on carbon cycling and trace gas emission -- Estimates of carbon dioxide emissions from soil organic carbon for different land uses -- 4 BIOGEOCHEMICAL MODELLING -- Land cover change, biogeochemical modelling of carbon stocks, and climate change in West Africa -- Assimilation of land-surface temperature in the land-surface model JULES over Africa -- Evaluation and improvement of the representation of Sahelian savannah in the vegetation model ORCHIDEE -- 5 CARBON SEQUESTRATION AND REDUCED EMISSIONS POTENTIALITIES IN AFRICA -- Carbon stock under four land use systems in three varied ecological zones in Ghana -- Potential for country-level aboveground carbon sequestration and emission reductions through forestry activities in Sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from Ghana -- Carbon storage and the health of cocoa agroforestry ecosystems in south-eastern Ghana -- Land use and land cover impact on soil and vegetation carbon in Nioro area (Senegal) -- Estimating the impact of selective logging on aboveground carbon stocks in a wet evergreen forest of Ghana -- Run off intensity and carbon and nitrogen losses in run off water on eucalyptus plantations at Pointe Noire -- Helping small scale tree farmers in Africa participate in carbon trade -- 6 DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS AND DEVELOPING CAPACITIES IN AFRICA -- Adapting with tropical forests to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa -- Sustainable production intensification in Africa - a climate change perspective -- Fostering shifts from existing fire behaviour patterns to more environmentally-friendly ones: Challenges and approaches.
Publishers: Rome : FAO, 2011.
World soil resources reports, 0532-0488 ; 105.
Includes bibliographical references.
Additional physical form availability note:
Also available online. Address as at :http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i2240e/i2240e.pdf.
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