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Lower Mainland afforestation site : an experimental carbon offset project

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dc.contributor.author Todd, Jamie
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-17T23:58:07Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-17T23:58:07Z
dc.date.issued 2012-03-23
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/42736
dc.description.abstract This paper describes the modeling of an afforestation project in the Lower Mainland. It follows the BC Forest Carbon Offset Protocol and it uses Tipsy 4.2 and the Canadian Carbon Budget Model to model forest stand dynamics and to examine the changing levels of ecosystem carbon throughout the project lifecycle. Over 100 years, the 10 hectare project sequesters 5,947 tonnes of carbon which is equal to 21,806 tonnes of CO₂ equivalents. Once offsets are modeled and verified, they can be marketed on either voluntary or compliance markets. Some of the issues surrounding carbon offsets include their permanence, their additionality, and their affect on the BC forest industry and these issues are discussed in this paper. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries University of British Columbia, Forestry Undergraduate Essays/Theses, 2011 winter session, FRST 497 en_US
dc.subject Afforestation en_US
dc.subject Lower Mainland, BC en_US
dc.subject Carbon en_US
dc.subject Forest stand dynamics en_US
dc.title Lower Mainland afforestation site : an experimental carbon offset project en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.description.affiliation Forestry, Faculty of en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Undergraduate en_US


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