Canadian Forest Service Publications
Climate change: how much carbon is stored in trees? 2008. Ung, C.-H. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Quebec, QC. Branching out No. 42. 1 p.
Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 28927
Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)
Availability: PDF (download)
Climate change discussions often include references to the contribution that trees and forests make by acting as a carbon sink. Trees capture carbon dioxide (CO2) through photosynthesis and they store it in their biomass: stem, branches, leaves, bark and roots.
Also available under the title:
Changement climatique : combien de carbone dans les arbres? L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 42. (French)