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Methodology for Carbon Accounting and Monitoring of Bamboo Afforestation Projects in China

Working Papers
Methodology for Carbon Accounting and Monitoring of Bamboo Afforestation Projects in China

Author:

Shi Yongjun; Lou Yiping; Li Jinliang; Yannick Kuehl; Chen Jianhual; Ma Guoqing; He Yeyun; Wang Xinmin; Yu Tianfei

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2013

Pages:

67

Keywords:

bamboo, carbon accounting, China, forestry, climate change

While there are many international guidelines for forest carbon assessment, which provide specific details for measuring trees, very little information exists on measuring the carbon sequestration potential of bamboo. This report provides the underlying principles and guidelines with regard to the following: application range, design, eligibility, silvicultural practices, selection of carbon pools, greenhouse gas emission sources, leakage, baseline scenarios, project scenarios and monitoring, and planning for bamboo afforestation projects.

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