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Title: Carbon Flux to the Atmosphere from Land-Use Changes 1850-2005 (NDP-050)

Abstract

The methods and data sources used to derive this time series of flux estimates are described in Houghton (1999, 2003), Houghton and Hackler (1995), and Houghton et al. (1983). In summary, this database provides estimates of regional and global net carbon fluxes, on a year-by-year basis from 1850 through 2005, resulting from changes in land use (such as harvesting of forest products and clearing for agriculture), taking into account not only the initial removal and oxidation of the carbon in the vegetation, but also subsequent regrowth and changes in soil carbon. The net flux of carbon to the atmosphere from changes in land use from 1850 to 2005 was modeled as a function of documented land-use change and changes in aboveground and belowground carbon following changes in land use.

Authors:

  1. Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA (United States)
Publication Date:
Other Number(s):
NDP-050
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
Environmental System Science Data Infrastructure for a Virtual Ecosystem (ESS-DIVE) (United States); Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN (USA)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
OSTI Identifier:
1389501
DOI:
10.3334/CDIAC/LUE.NDP050

Citation Formats

Houghton, Robert. Carbon Flux to the Atmosphere from Land-Use Changes 1850-2005 (NDP-050). United States: N. p., 2008. Web. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/LUE.NDP050.
Houghton, Robert. Carbon Flux to the Atmosphere from Land-Use Changes 1850-2005 (NDP-050). United States. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/LUE.NDP050.
Houghton, Robert. 2008. "Carbon Flux to the Atmosphere from Land-Use Changes 1850-2005 (NDP-050)". United States. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/LUE.NDP050. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1389501. Pub date:Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2008
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