Carbon Sequestration in Soils of Latin America

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The problem of quickly mounting CO[subscript 2] emissions in the fast-developing Latin American region was addressed in a symposium held in Piracicaba, Brazil, in June 2004. Carbon Sequestration in Soils of Latin America presents the latest available knowledge in soil carbon sequestration and improved land and soil management which can also lead to other positive effects, such as greater fertility of soil and higher crop yields. This text, in easy-to-understand language, comprehensively reviews ways to best ...
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Overview

The problem of quickly mounting CO[subscript 2] emissions in the fast-developing Latin American region was addressed in a symposium held in Piracicaba, Brazil, in June 2004. Carbon Sequestration in Soils of Latin America presents the latest available knowledge in soil carbon sequestration and improved land and soil management which can also lead to other positive effects, such as greater fertility of soil and higher crop yields. This text, in easy-to-understand language, comprehensively reviews ways to best transform various soils from being a source of carbon released into the atmosphere to become a sink for carbon absorption.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560221364
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2006
  • Pages: 554
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Soil ecoregions in Latin America 3
Ch. 2 Challenges and opportunities of soil carbon sequestration in Latin America 41
Ch. 3 Soil carbon sequestration in Latin America 49
Ch. 4 Soil carbon stocks in soil ecoregions of Latin America 65
Ch. 5 Soil carbon sequestration in western mountain ridges and deserts of South America 79
Ch. 6 Carbon sequestration in soils of the western mountain ridges and deserts of Argentina 103
Ch. 7 Soil carbon sequestration in Mexico and Central America (Biome A)
Ch. 8 Potential of soil carbon sequestration in Costa Rica 147
Ch. 9 Above- and belowground carbon sequestration under various land-use systems and soil types in Costa Rica 167
Ch. 10 Soil organic carbon sequestration in the Caribbean
Ch. 11 Carbon sequestration potential of the neotropical savannas of Colombia and Venezuela
Ch. 12 Potential of soil carbon sequestration in the Amazonian tropical rainforests 245
Ch. 13 Carbon sequestration potential of pasture and agro-silvo-pastoral systems in tropical Andean hillsides 267
Ch. 14 Soil carbon storage and sequestration potential in the Cerrado region of Brazil 285
Ch. 15A Potential of carbon sequestration in soils of the Atlantic forest region of Brazil 305
Ch. 15B Potential of soil carbon sequestration for the Brazilian Atlantic region 349
Ch. 16 The potential for soil carbon sequestration in the pampas 369
Ch. 17 Effects of environmental and management practices on the potential for climate change mitigation in the pampas of Argentina 383
Ch. 18 Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and applications for soil carbon measurement 407
Ch. 19 The potential of spectroscopic methods for the rapid analysis of soil samples 423
Ch. 20 In situ noninvasive soil carbon analysis : sample size and geostatistical considerations 443
Ch. 21 Methods and tools for designing a pilot soil carbon sequestration project 457
Ch. 22 Advances in models to measure soil carbon : can soil carbon really be measured? 477
Ch. 23 Bulk density measurement for assessment of soil carbon pools 491
Ch. 24 Recommendations for research and development 517
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