Carbon sequestration in urban landscapes: the example of a turfgrass system in New Zealand

@article{Huh2008CarbonSI,
  title={Carbon sequestration in urban landscapes: the example of a turfgrass system in New Zealand},
  author={Keun Young Huh and Markus Deurer and Siva Sivakumaran and Keith McAuliffe and Nanthi S. Bolan},
  journal={Soil Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={46},
  pages={610-616}
}
Soil carbon sequestration was analysed in the topsoil (0–0.25 m) of putting greens of different ages (5, 9, 20, 30, 40 years) in a golf course in Palmerston North, New Zealand. The soil texture was the same for all putting greens and the intensive management guaranteed that the carbon (C) inputs to the soil were very similar for all ages. Significant and linear soil C sequestration rates occurred for 40 years. The soil C sequestration rate in 0–0.25 m depth was 69 ± 8 g/m2.year over a 40-year… 

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