Can we produce carbon and climate neutral forest bioenergy?

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Repo, Anna; Tuovinen, Juha Pekka; Liski, Jari;
(2015)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12134
  • Subject: Agronomy and Crop Science | Forestry | Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment | Waste Management and Disposal | 112 Statistics and probability | 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology | 218 Environmental engineering | biofuels | sustainability | green economy | Climate impact | Forest carbon | Forest harvest residues | Indirect emissions | Logging residues | Radiative forcing

Harvesting branches, stumps and unmercantable tops, in addition to stem wood, decreases the carbon input to the soil and consequently reduces the forest carbon stock. We examine the changes in the forest carbon cycle that would compensate for this carbon loss over a rot... View more
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