The Potential of U.S. Grazing Lands to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect
Edited by Ronald F Follett and John M Kimble
Gives insight into the two crucial issues: shaping policy and targeting research
Explores the extent to which grazing lands should be considered as potential sinks
Compares practices that result in soil carbon sequestration
Hardback 472 pp ISBN 9781566705547
Grazing lands represent the largest and most diverse land resource-taking up over half the earth's land surface.
The large area grazing land occupies, its diversity of climates and soils, and the potential to improve its use and
productivity all contribute to its importance for sequestering C and mitigating the greenhouse effect and other
conditions brought about by climate change. The Potential of U.S. Grazing Lands to Sequester Carbon and
Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect gives you an in-depth look at this possibility.
- Summarizes approaches for policy makers and research agencies
- Provides a framework in which to consider grazing land issues
- Contains 98 figures that give you visual and graphic descriptions
- Includes 55 tables that provide quick access to precise data
The Extent, General Characteristics, and Carbon Dynamics of U.S. Grazing Lands
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