Carbon stored by biome

Carbon stored by biome

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Uploaded 21 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2009 Author: Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Dividing the world into seven biomes, we estimate that tropical and subtropical forests store the largest amount of carbon, almost 550 Gt.
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  • Human use and conversion of tropical forests
  • Temperate forests
  • Peat distribution in the World
  • Ocean carbon cycle
  • Plantation forestry
  • Savannas and tropical grasslands
  • Carbon cycle
  • Forest, crops and the people