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Kew-Eliasch Review Consultation: Report to the Office of Climate Change

This paper discusses the research tools used to create baseline data for carbon offset mechanisms. The paper explains vegetation survey methodologies with examples of their application in a variety of contexts. These range from rapid studies using remote sensing imagery, to full multiphase survey methods. The paper gives specific examples of how these methods are used to monitor deforestation and forest regeneration.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-06-09 17:20:38
Alternate Title Rapid Forest Inventory and Mapping: Monitoring Forest Cover andLand Use Change
Description This paper discusses the research tools used to create baseline data for carbon offset mechanisms. The paper explains vegetation survey methodologies with examples of their application in a variety of contexts. These range from rapid studies using remote sensing imagery, to full multiphase survey methods. The paper gives specific examples of how these methods are used to monitor deforestation and forest regeneration.
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Source University of North Texas
Keyword Carbon offsets, Biodiversity, Kew Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Land cover change, Vegetation surveys, Land use, Methodologies, Forestry, Biomass
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-06-09 17:10:21
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Date Last Modified 2010-06-13 15:42:07
Creator Moat, Justin, Crouch, Charlotte, et al.
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-06-09 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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