Trading Water for Carbon with Biological Carbon Sequestration

@article{Jackson2005TradingWF,
  title={Trading Water for Carbon with Biological Carbon Sequestration},
  author={Robert B. Jackson and Esteban G. Jobb{\'a}gy and RonI. Avissar and Somnath Baidya Roy and Damian J. Barrett and Charles W. Cook and Kathleen A. Farley and David C. Le Maitre and Bruce A. McCarl and Brian C. Murray},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={310},
  pages={1944 - 1947}
}
Carbon sequestration strategies highlight tree plantations without considering their full environmental consequences. We combined field research, synthesis of more than 600 observations, and climate and economic modeling to document substantial losses in stream flow, and increased soil salinization and acidification, with afforestation. Plantations decreased stream flow by 227 millimeters per year globally (52%), with 13% of streams drying completely for at least 1 year. Regional modeling of U… 
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