Carbon Sequestration- Definition

Definition for Carbon Sequestration

Carbon dioxide is the most commonly produced greenhouse gas. Carbon sequestration is the process of capturing and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide. It is one method of reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere with the goal of reducing global climate change. The USGS is conducting assessments on two major types of carbon sequestration: geologic and biologic.
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CARBON SEQUESTRATION: MANAGING FORESTS IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
12 February 2014 |  Valentin Bellassen & Sebastiaan Luyssaert

 …In the past few decades, the world’s forests have absorbed as much as 30% (2 petagrams of carbon per year; Pg C year−1) of annual global anthropogenic CO2 emissions1 — about the same amount as the oceans. Two-thirds of forests are managed…>>
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