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The Significance of Property Rights in Biotic Sequestration of Carbon

Alastair Lucas

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the role of property rights in the design of appropriate legal structures for biotic carbon sequestration. The objective is a regime that permits creation of biotic ... More


Incorporating biodiversity in climate change mitigation initiatives

Sandra Díaz, David A. Wardle, and Andy Hector

in Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547951
eISBN:
9780191720345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547951.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Climate change mitigation initiatives based on biological sequestration of carbon have paid little attention to biodiversity, with important implications both for climate change mitigation and for ... More


Carbon sequestration

David M. Wilkinson

in Fundamental Processes in Ecology: An earth systems approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568469
eISBN:
9780191717611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568469.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

While traditionally ecology textbooks only discuss the short term carbon cycle, the role of life has been crucial in the geological long term carbon cycle through processes such as silicate ... More


Terrestrial carbon sequestration and storage

Marc Conte, Erik Nelson, Karen Carney, Cinzia Fissore, Nasser Olwero, Andrew J. Plantinga, Bill Stanley, and Taylor Ricketts

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter presents a methodology for estimating carbon sequestration and storage (i.e., change in storage over time) on a landscape and the social value of the sequestration process. It presents ... More


Fundamental Processes in Ecology: An earth systems approach

David M Wilkinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568469
eISBN:
9780191717611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568469.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book raises and attempts to answer the following thought experiment: ‘For any planet with carbon-based life, which persists over geological time-scales, what is the minimum set of ecological ... More


Tropical forests dynamics in response to a CO2-rich atmosphere

Christian Körner

in Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567066
eISBN:
9780191717888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567066.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The fixation and storage of carbon by tropical forests, which contain close to half of the globe's biomass carbon, may be affected by elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration. Classical theoretical ... More


The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

Arnold G. van der Valk

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608942
eISBN:
9780191774805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608942.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Global wetlands exhibit significant differences in both hydrology and species composition, and range from moss-dominated arctic peatlands to seasonally flooded tropical floodplains. They are ... More


The National Inventory Approach for International Forest-carbon Sequestration Management

Krister P. Andersson, Andrew J. Plantinga, and Kenneth R. Richards

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes a national inventory (NI) approach for the management of forest carbon sequestration and the major challenges that individual countries would face under an NI regime. It first ... More


Climate Change and India’s Forests

Sharachchandra Lele and Jagdish Krishnaswamy

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Forests influence, and are impacted by, climate in multiple ways. India has pledged to sequester 2.5–3 gigatonne of carbon dioxide equivalent in its forests by 2030. As per official estimates, India ... More


How much information do managers need? The sensitivity of ecosystem service decisions to model complexity

Heather Tallis and Stephen Polasky

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter compares simple and complex models of ecosystem service provision and spatial distribution for carbon storage and sequestration and crop pollination. Carbon stock estimates from the two ... More


Current Issues in Tidal Marsh Restoration

John C. Callaway and V. Thomas Parker

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Approaches for tidal-marsh restoration in San Francisco Bay and Delta continue to evolve, with a focus on promoting the natural development of restored marshes. Allowing for natural marsh development ... More


Wetland Restoration: Changing Techniques, Changing Goals, Changing Climate

Catherine Owen Koning, Sharon M. Ashworth, and Catherine Owen Koning

in Wading Right In: Discovering the Nature of Wetlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226554211
eISBN:
9780226554495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554495.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

A professor and a couple of newly minted PhDs in t-shirts and shorts set out to rebuild a saltmarsh in the 1970s. This chapter briefly traces the beginnings of wetland restoration from naturalized ... More


Introduction  

Donald N. Zillman, Catherine Redgwell, Yinka O. Omorogbe, Lila Barrera-Hernández, and Barry Barton

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The present energy economy, heavily dependent on fossil fuels, is not sustainable over the medium to long term. This book aims to explain how law can assist in, impede, or cope with the shift to a ... More


Addressing Climate Change with a Comprehensive US Cap-and-trade System

Robert N. Stavins

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines how a comprehensive cap-and-trade system implemented in the United States can address climate change. It first considers previous cap-and-trade systems used in the United States ... More


India and Climate-change Mitigation

Vijay Joshi and Urjit R. Patel

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines India's role in climate-change mitigation. It notes India's unwillingness or refusal to join a treaty and take on internationally agreed binding targets and argues that the ... More


The Impact of Nitrogen Enrichment on Ecosystems and Their Services

Peter Manning

in Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199575923
eISBN:
9780191774843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575923.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Nitrogen inputs into terrestrial ecosystems have more than doubled since pre-industrial times, causing significant disruption of aboveground and belowground communities, and the ecosystem services ... More


The future of open ecosystems

William J. Bond

in Open Ecosystems: ecology and evolution beyond the forest edge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198812456
eISBN:
9780191850318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812456.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

What is the future of open ecosystems, the ancient savannas, grasslands, shrublands, and woodlands that are the central topic of this book? Their trajectories under current and future climate change ... More


Getting the Bad Out: Remediation Technologies and Respect for Others

Benjamin Hale

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Ben Hale distinguishes among several kinds of remediation (carbon sequestration, ocean fertilization, pollution clean up, and atmospheric scrubbing) in order to distinguish the question of whether ... More


Arcata Community Forest

Mark Andre

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Northern California’s Arcata Community Forest (ACF) is owned by the residents of the city of Arcata and managed jointly by the city’s Natural Resources Division of the Environmental Services ... More


Exploitation, Conservation, and Restoration

Jaboury Ghazoul

in Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199639656
eISBN:
9780191827167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639656.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The concluding chapter outlines the status of dipterocarp forests in Southeast Asia, the drivers of land use change in the region, and the implications of logging and fragmentation for dipterocarp ... More


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