Climate Change and Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration in by Rattan Lal, M. Suleimenov, B.A. Stewart, D.O. Hansen, Paul
By Rattan Lal, M. Suleimenov, B.A. Stewart, D.O. Hansen, Paul Doraiswamy
This ebook brings jointly present wisdom of terrestrial C sequestration in significant Asia. the topics handled contain: biophysical environments, water assets, sustainable agriculture, soil degradation, the results of irrigation schemes on secondary salinization, soil administration and its courting to carbon dynamics; the connection among wooded area administration and carbon dynamics, fiscal analyses of land use practices, very important methodological concerns bobbing up from using GIS, distant sensing, carbon budgeting and scaling, and a overview of the data gaps in carbon and weather switch. The e-book is a reference resource for soil, water, plants, weather, land use and administration within the zone. The booklet might be of curiosity to a large choice of environmental scientists, economists and people attracted to coverage matters for the sustainable administration of ordinary assets.
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1999. Tigrovaya balka nature reserve. Wildlife Conservation [in Russian] 1(12): 20–21. , A. Abdurakhimov and A. Kuliev. 2005. Turkmenistan: Policies affecting forest land use and forest products markets – Forest resources assessment for sustainable forest management. Country statement. UNECE/FAO/LCR Workshop: Capacity building in sharing forest and market Information, October 24–28, 2005, Prague and Kristny, Czech Republic [online]. org/regiona/seur/events/krstiny Forestry of Uzbekistan [online].
Mukanov Research and Production Centre of Forestry, Shuchinsk, Kazakhstan Ashyrmuhammed Saparmyradov Department of Science and Technologies of the Ministry of Agriculture, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan Khukmatullo Akmadov Academy of Agricultural Sciences of the Republis of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Tajikistan 1 INTRODUCTION Humans have used forest genetic resources for a long time, but without understanding the necessity and methods of their conservation. Thus, over-exploitation and insufficient forest protection, misuse of forest lands, uncontrolled cattle grazing which continues until present, felling trees for firewood, over-harvesting of wild fruits and nuts, forest fires and other factors have adversely impacted forest resources.
Given the general cold character of the region, it is no surprise that virtually all of Central Asia is affected by frost to some extent (Figure 9). About 50% of the region has 150–210 frost days. Very high frost occurrences (270–365 days) are confined to highest mountain ranges, particularly the Pamir and Tien Shan (Figure 12). 12 Climate Change and Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration in Central Asia Figure 9. Probability distributions of annual precipitation for Tashkent, Samarkand and Aralskoe More (Williams and Konovalov, 2004).