CARBON SEQUESTRATION ON SURFACE MINE LANDS

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A monitoring program to measure treatment effects on above ground, and below ground carbon and nitrogen pools for the planting areas is being conducted. The collection of soil and tissue samples from both the 2003 and 2004 plantings is complete and are currently being processed in the laboratory. Detailed studies have been initiated to address specific questions pertaining to carbon cycling. Examinations of decomposition and heterotropic respiration on carbon cycling in the reforestation plots were continued during this reporting period. A whole-tree harvesting method was employed to evaluate carbon accumulation as a function of time on the mined site. The ... continued below

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Graves, Donald H.; Barton, Christopher; Sweigard, Richard & Warner, Richard November 30, 2004.

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A monitoring program to measure treatment effects on above ground, and below ground carbon and nitrogen pools for the planting areas is being conducted. The collection of soil and tissue samples from both the 2003 and 2004 plantings is complete and are currently being processed in the laboratory. Detailed studies have been initiated to address specific questions pertaining to carbon cycling. Examinations of decomposition and heterotropic respiration on carbon cycling in the reforestation plots were continued during this reporting period. A whole-tree harvesting method was employed to evaluate carbon accumulation as a function of time on the mined site. The trees were extracted from the sites and separated into the following components: foliage, stems, branches, and roots.

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OSTI as DE00835877

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  • Grant Number: FC26-02NT41624
  • DOI: 10.2172/835877 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc783184

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Graves, Donald H.; Barton, Christopher; Sweigard, Richard & Warner, Richard. CARBON SEQUESTRATION ON SURFACE MINE LANDS, report, November 30, 2004; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc783184/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.