CarbonNet links

Organisations:

Go to AgResearch website Go to New Zealand Biochar Research Centre Go to Landcare Research website
Gi to Lincoln University website Go to GNS website Go to University of Waikato website
Go to Pland and Food Research website Go to Scion website Go to Massey University website

 

Relevant literature:

Summary paper from UK Food Climate Research Network Workshop (supported by Defra), 21 January 2010.
The paper provides a useful summary of opportunities and risks of land management for soil carbon sequestration, and the role of nitrogen. pdf (131KB)

Aslam T, Deurer M, Müller K, Clothier BE, Rahman A, Northcott G, Ghani A. 2009. Does an increase in soil organic carbon improve the filtering capacity of aggregated soils for organic pesticdes? A case study. Geoderma 152 (2009) 187–193.

Hedley CB, Kusumo BH, Hedley MJ, Tuohy MP, Hawke M. 2009. Soil C and N sequestration and fertility development under land recently converted from plantation forest to pastoral farming. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 52: 443–453. pdf (989KB)

WISPAS A newsletter about water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system. Issue 102, March 2009.

Carbon in soils PDF file. NZ Science Teacher 2009. Number 120.

Deurer M, Sivakumaran S, Ralle S, Vogeler I, McIvor I, Clothier B, Green S, Bachmann J. 2008. A New Method to Quantify the Impact of Soil Carbon Management on Biophysical Soil Properties: The Example of Two Apple Orchard Systems in New Zealand. Journal of Environmental Quality 37:915–924. doi:10.2134/jeq2007.0508

Relevant information:

Global Carbon Project

The Global Carbon Project has released the new global carbon budget updated to year 2009, inclusive.

In the link below, you will find highlights of the analyses, a complete presentation, datasets available for download, and additional information on current trends in global anthropogenic carbon sources and sinks.

http://www.globalcarbonproject.org/carbonbudget

This information is supplied by the:

Global Carbon Project
A joint project of the Earth System Science Partnership
(ESSP: IGBP, IHDP, WCRP, Diversitas)