Philippine Forest Ecosystems and Climate Change: Carbon stocks, Rate of Sequestration and the

@inproceedings{Lasco2003PhilippineFE,
  title={Philippine Forest Ecosystems and Climate Change: Carbon stocks, Rate of Sequestration and the},
  author={Rodel D. Lasco and Florencia B. Pulhin},
  year={2003}
}
Tropical forests have a valuable role in relation to climate change, being a source and sink of carbon. This paper reviews the state of knowledge on carbon stocks and rate of sequestration of various forest ecosystems in the Philippines. Carbon density ranges widely from less than 5 t/ha to more than 200 t/ha in the following order: old growth forests > secondary forest > mossy forest > mangrove forest > pine forest > tree plantation > agroforestry farm > brushlands > grasslands. Carbon… CONTINUE READING

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