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INFLUENCES OF FOREST MANAGEMENT ON SOIL CARBON STOCKS IN SISTEMA CENTRAL (SPAIN)
Year:2012
Research Areas
  • Agriculture
Information
Abstract
Forest management practices which optimize forest structure and tree growth change soil environmental conditions, favoring the decomposition of carbon (C), making the stock C decreases. However, many aspects remain to be clarified on the mechanisms and processes involved in C sequestration capacity of forest soils, as the effects of tree species on soil C stock or stability of soil organic matter. In a global change perspective, the potential mitigation role of forest ecosystems is a criterion to be considered by forest managers. We worked on the hypothesis that both different forest management practices and forest age influence both soil CO2 emissions and stocks, as a result of the different C inputs to the soil (from aboveground litter and rhizodeposition) and the different meteorological conditions (i.e. soil temperature and soil moisture) under each forest type.
International
Si
Congress
4Th International Congress EUROSOIL 2012
960
Place
Bari (Italia)
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
99-9999-999-9
Start Date
02/07/2012
End Date
06/07/2012
From page
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Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of the European Confederation of Soil Science Societies
Participants
  • Autor: Carlos Ortiz Oñate (UPM)
  • Autor: Agustin Rubio Sanchez (UPM)
  • Autor: Eugenio Díaz-Pinés López de los Mozos
  • Autor: Marta Benito Capa (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Calidad de Suelos y Aplicaciones medioambientales
  • Grupo de Investigación: Ecología y Paisaje
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