Forests and Carbon: Trends and data for the U.S.
Topics in this presentation:
- Why is Forestland Carbon So Important?
- Flux Related to U.S. Emissions
- Twelve Percent Offset
- Forest Carbon Since 1700
- How Do We Track US Forest Carbon?
- Carbon Pools
- National Accounting Workflow
- Nationwide Forest Inventory
- Carbon Density
- Sources of Error
- Measurements vs. Models
- Forest Carbon Pools Across U.S.
- Pools Over Time
- Aboveground Live Tree biomass
- Forest Carbon Flux
- Aboveground Carbon Flux
- Changes in Emissions Compared to Other...
- Models vs. Measurements Revisited
- Future Improvement
- From the Nation to Your Project
Chris Woodall is a Research Forester with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service in St. Paul, MN. Christopher leads a team of scientists/analysts within the Forest Inventory and Analysis program responsible for development of the U.S.'s forest carbon stock estimates for National Greenhouse Gas Reporting.