Engineering Simulation on Forest Carbon Balance under Different Tree Configuration Mode


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From a greenhouse gas policy standpoint, forests play an extremely important role in the exchange of carbon dioxide between the land and atmosphere. Because forest management has a potentially large effect on the entire forest carbon (C) cycle, and the biological and industrial systems are tightly coupled in the North region of China, simulation of varying management and forest product production scenarios are needed to explore trade-offs of managing forests for multiple objectives. Thus, an important consideration in management of forests is their present and future capacity to sequester C from the atmosphere. In this paper, C balance of the biological system was simulated under different management scenarios that were designed to test effects of plant configuration.



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Xiaochun Tang, Wei Zhong, Dachang Zhuang, Chunsheng Li and Yanyan Liu




Y. F. Guo et al., "Engineering Simulation on Forest Carbon Balance under Different Tree Configuration Mode", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 295-298, pp. 2324-2327, 2013

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February 2013




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