Canadian Forest Service Publications

Forest soils: a tool for carbon accounting. 2005. Larocque, G.R.; Paré, D. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Ste-Foy, Quebec. Branching out Number 23. 1 p.

Year: 2005

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 26302

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

Availability: PDF (download)

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Canada's forests contain huge pools of carbon that play an essential role in the global carbon cycle. Each year, Canadian forests absorb an average of 2,800 megatonnes of carbon and emit an equivalent quantity of carbon through respiration and forest fires.

Also available under the title:
Sols forestiers : un outil pour comptabiliser le carbone. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 23. (French)