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Title: Application and Development of Appropriate Tools and Technologies for Cost-Effective Carbon Sequestration

Abstract

The Nature Conservancy is participating in a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to explore the compatibility of carbon sequestration in terrestrial ecosystems and the conservation of biodiversity. The title of the research project is ''Application and Development of Appropriate Tools and Technologies for Cost-Effective Carbon Sequestration''. The objectives of the project are to: (1) improve carbon offset estimates produced in both the planning and implementation phases of projects; (2) build valid and standardized approaches to estimate project carbon benefits at a reasonable cost; and (3) lay the groundwork for implementing cost-effective projects, providing new testing ground for biodiversity protection and restoration projects that store additional atmospheric carbon. This Technical Progress Report discusses preliminary results of the six specific tasks that The Nature Conservancy is undertaking to answer research needs while facilitating the development of real projects with measurable greenhouse gas reductions. The research described in this report occurred between October 1st and December 31st 2006. The specific tasks discussed include: Task 1: carbon inventory advancements; Task 2: emerging technologies for remote sensing of terrestrial carbon; Task 3: baseline method development; Task 4: third-party technical advisory panel meetings; Task 5: new project feasibilitymore » studies; and Task 6: development of new project software screening tool.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Nature Conservancy
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
901295
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-01NT41151
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; CARBON; CARBON SEQUESTRATION; COMPATIBILITY; FEASIBILITY STUDIES; GREENHOUSE GASES; IMPLEMENTATION; PLANNING; PROGRESS REPORT; REMOTE SENSING; SPECIES DIVERSITY; TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS; TESTING

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Bill Stanley, Sandra Brown, Patrick Gonzalez, Brent Sohngen, Neil Sampson, Mark Anderson, Miguel Calmon, Sean Grimland, Zoe Kant, Dan Morse, Sarah Woodhouse Murdock, Arlene Olivero, Tim Pearson, Sarah Walker, Jon Winsten, and Chris Zganjar. Application and Development of Appropriate Tools and Technologies for Cost-Effective Carbon Sequestration. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.2172/901295.
Bill Stanley, Sandra Brown, Patrick Gonzalez, Brent Sohngen, Neil Sampson, Mark Anderson, Miguel Calmon, Sean Grimland, Zoe Kant, Dan Morse, Sarah Woodhouse Murdock, Arlene Olivero, Tim Pearson, Sarah Walker, Jon Winsten, & Chris Zganjar. Application and Development of Appropriate Tools and Technologies for Cost-Effective Carbon Sequestration. United States. doi:10.2172/901295.
Bill Stanley, Sandra Brown, Patrick Gonzalez, Brent Sohngen, Neil Sampson, Mark Anderson, Miguel Calmon, Sean Grimland, Zoe Kant, Dan Morse, Sarah Woodhouse Murdock, Arlene Olivero, Tim Pearson, Sarah Walker, Jon Winsten, and Chris Zganjar. Sun . "Application and Development of Appropriate Tools and Technologies for Cost-Effective Carbon Sequestration". United States. doi:10.2172/901295. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/901295.
@article{osti_901295,
title = {Application and Development of Appropriate Tools and Technologies for Cost-Effective Carbon Sequestration},
author = {Bill Stanley and Sandra Brown and Patrick Gonzalez and Brent Sohngen and Neil Sampson and Mark Anderson and Miguel Calmon and Sean Grimland and Zoe Kant and Dan Morse and Sarah Woodhouse Murdock and Arlene Olivero and Tim Pearson and Sarah Walker and Jon Winsten and Chris Zganjar},
abstractNote = {The Nature Conservancy is participating in a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to explore the compatibility of carbon sequestration in terrestrial ecosystems and the conservation of biodiversity. The title of the research project is ''Application and Development of Appropriate Tools and Technologies for Cost-Effective Carbon Sequestration''. The objectives of the project are to: (1) improve carbon offset estimates produced in both the planning and implementation phases of projects; (2) build valid and standardized approaches to estimate project carbon benefits at a reasonable cost; and (3) lay the groundwork for implementing cost-effective projects, providing new testing ground for biodiversity protection and restoration projects that store additional atmospheric carbon. This Technical Progress Report discusses preliminary results of the six specific tasks that The Nature Conservancy is undertaking to answer research needs while facilitating the development of real projects with measurable greenhouse gas reductions. The research described in this report occurred between October 1st and December 31st 2006. The specific tasks discussed include: Task 1: carbon inventory advancements; Task 2: emerging technologies for remote sensing of terrestrial carbon; Task 3: baseline method development; Task 4: third-party technical advisory panel meetings; Task 5: new project feasibility studies; and Task 6: development of new project software screening tool.},
doi = {10.2172/901295},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Sun Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}

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