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The role of China's policies and programs on carbon sequestration
Author(s): Yu'e Li; Qingzhu Gao; Yunfan Wan; Xiaobo Qin
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the laws and forest programs related to the enhancement of carbon sequestration were briefly introduced. The implementation and status of Regulations and decrees, such as National Compulsory Tree Planting Campaign, and forest programs, such as Natural Forest Protection Program, The Key Shelterbelt Development Program, Program to Return Farmland to Forests were summarized. The estimation of carbon sequestration by forest, forest and land-use change and some of the forest programs were reviewed. Only a few estimates for carbon sequestration by forest programs were carried out in China.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 September 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6298, Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability III, 62982L (27 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.679011
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Yu'e Li, Capital Normal Univ. (China)
Ministry of Agriculture (China)
Qingzhu Gao, Ministry of Agriculture (China)
Yunfan Wan, Ministry of Agriculture (China)
Xiaobo Qin, Ministry of Agriculture (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6298:
Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability III
Wei Gao; Susan L. Ustin, Editor(s)

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