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Carbon sequestration in Spanish Mediterranean forests under two management alternatives: A modeling approach
Año:2008
Áreas de investigación
  • Agricultura
Datos
Descripción
Management implications associated with two different silvicultural strategies in two Spanish pine forests (Scots pine stands in northern Spain and Mediterranean Maritime pine stands in Central Spain) were explored. Whole-stand yield, growth models and individual tree equations were used to estimate carbon stock in forests under different silvicultural alternatives and site indexes. Each alternative was evaluated on the basis of the land expectation value (LEV). Results reveal the appropriateness of implementing carbon payments, because it can clearly complement traditional management objectives in economic terms. Longer rotations on the poorest sites result in a positive economic return by introducing carbon output. The proportion of carbon stock in the final harvest relative to total fixed carbon is always higher in long rotation scenarios. However, short rotation systems produce the highest values of carbon MAI regardless of site index. The impact of carbon price is higher on the Maritime pine stands than on Scots pine stands. For both the species, changes in the discount rate have a minor impact on Carbon LEV. Notwithstanding, the proportion of total LEV due to carbon is greater when the discount rate increases
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF FOREST RESEARCH
ISSN
1612-4669
Factor de impacto JCR
1,23
Información de impacto
Volumen
127
DOI
Número de revista
0
Desde la página
225
Hasta la página
234
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Participantes
  • Participante: FELIPE BRAVO (Universidad Valladolid)
  • Autor: Luis Augusto Diaz Balteiro (UPM)
  • Participante: ANDRES BRAVO-OVIEDO (INIA)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Economía y Sostenibilidad del Medio Natural
  • Departamento: Economía y Gestión Forestal
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