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Rapid tree carbon stock recovery in managed Amazonian forests

Rutishauser Ervan, Hérault Bruno, Baraloto Christopher, Blanc Lilian, Descroix Laurent, Doff Sotta Eleneide, Ferreira Joice, Kanashiro Milton, Mazzei Lucas, Oliveira Marcus V.N., De Oliveira Luis, Peña-Claros Marielos, Putz Francis E., Ruschel Ademir R., Rodney Ken, Roopsind Anand, Shenkin Alexander, Da Silva Katia Emidio, de Souza Cintia, Toledo Marisol, Vidal Edson, West Thales A.P., Wortel Verginia, Sist Plinio. 2015. Rapid tree carbon stock recovery in managed Amazonian forests. Current Biology, 25 (18) : pp. 787-792.

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Quartile : Outlier, Sujet : BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY / Quartile : Outlier, Sujet : CELL BIOLOGY

Liste HCERES des revues (en SHS) : oui

Thème(s) HCERES des revues (en SHS) : Anthropologie-Ethnologie; Psychologie-éthologie-ergonomie

Abstract : While around 20% of the Amazonian forest has been cleared for pastures and agriculture, one fourth of the remaining forest is dedicated to wood production [1]. Most of these production forests have been or will be selectively harvested for commercial timber, but recent studies show that even soon after logging, harvested stands retain much of their tree-biomass carbon and biodiversity 2 and 3. Comparing species richness of various animal taxa among logged and unlogged forests across the tropics, Burivalova et al. [4] found that despite some variability among taxa, biodiversity loss was generally explained by logging intensity (the number of trees extracted). Here, we use a network of 79 permanent sample plots (376 ha total) located at 10 sites across the Amazon Basin [5] to assess the main drivers of time-to-recovery of post-logging tree carbon (Table S1). Recovery time is of direct relevance to policies governing management practices (i.e., allowable volumes cut and cutting cycle lengths), and indirectly to forest-based climate change mitigation interventions. (Résumé d'auteur)

Mots-clés Agrovoc : Forêt tropicale humide, séquestration du carbone, Cycle du carbone, Déboisement, Abattage d'arbres, Aménagement forestier, atténuation des effets du changement climatique, Politique forestière, Rotation de coupe, Développement durable, Reconstitution forestière, Changement climatique, Changement de couvert végétal, Exploitation forestière

Mots-clés géographiques Agrovoc : Amazonie

Classification Agris : K01 - Forestry - General aspects
K70 - Forest injuries and protection
F60 - Plant physiology and biochemistry
F40 - Plant ecology
P40 - Meteorology and climatology

Champ stratégique Cirad : Axe 6 (2014-2018) - Sociétés, natures et territoires

Auteurs et affiliations

  • Rutishauser Ervan, Carbofor-Expert (CHE)
  • Hérault Bruno, CIRAD-ES-UMR Ecofog (GUF) ORCID: 0000-0002-6950-7286
  • Baraloto Christopher, Florida International University (USA)
  • Blanc Lilian, CIRAD-ES-UPR BSef (FRA)
  • Descroix Laurent, ONF (GUF)
  • Doff Sotta Eleneide, EMBRAPA (BRA)
  • Ferreira Joice, EMBRAPA (BRA)
  • Kanashiro Milton, EMBRAPA (BRA)
  • Mazzei Lucas, EMBRAPA (BRA)
  • Oliveira Marcus V.N., EMBRAPA (BRA)
  • De Oliveira Luis, EMBRAPA (BRA)
  • Peña-Claros Marielos, Wageningen University and Research Centre (NLD)
  • Putz Francis E., University of Florida (USA)
  • Ruschel Ademir R., EMBRAPA (BRA)
  • Rodney Ken, Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Development (GUF)
  • Roopsind Anand, University of Florida (USA)
  • Shenkin Alexander, UCR (USA)
  • Da Silva Katia Emidio, EMBRAPA (BRA)
  • de Souza Cintia, EMBRAPA (BRA)
  • Toledo Marisol, IBIF (BOL)
  • Vidal Edson, Universidade de São Paulo (BRA)
  • West Thales A.P., UCR (USA)
  • Wortel Verginia, CELOS (SUR)
  • Sist Plinio, CIRAD-ES-UPR BSef (FRA)

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