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Future biomass carbon sequestration capacity of Chinese forests
Yao, YT (Yao, Yitong)1; Piao, SL (Piao, Shilong)1,2,3; Wang, T (Wang, Tao)2,3
Source PublicationSCIENCE BULLETIN
2018-09-15
Volume63Issue:17Pages:1108-1117
DOI10.1016/j.scib.2018.07.015
Abstract

Chinese forests, characterized by relatively young stand age, represent a significant biomass carbon (C) sink over the past several decades. Nevertheless, it is unclear how forest biomass C sequestration capacity in China will evolve as forest age, climate and atmospheric CO2 concentration change continuously. Here, we present a semi-empirical model that incorporates forest age and climatic factors for each forest type to estimate the effects of forest age and climate change on total forest biomass, under three different scenarios based on the fifth phase of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5). We estimate that age-related forest biomass C sequestration to be 6.69 Pg C (similar to 0.17 Pg C a(-1)) from the 2000s to the 2040s. Climate change induces a rather weak increase in total forest biomass C sequestration (0.52-0.60 Pg C by the 2040s). We show that rising CO2 concentrations could further increase the total forest biomass C sequestration by 1.68-3.12 Pg C in the 2040s across all three scenarios. Overall, the total forest biomass in China would increase by 8.89-10.37 Pg C by the end of 2040s. Our findings highlight the benefits of Chinese afforestation programs, continued climate change and increasing CO2 concentration in sustaining the forest biomass C sink in the near future, and could therefore be useful for designing more realistic climate change mitigation policies such as continuous forestation programs and careful choice of tree species. (C) 2018 Science China Press. Published by Elsevier B.V. and Science China Press. All rights reserved.

Subject Area生态学
WOS IDWOS:000444100500005
Language英语
Indexed BySCIE
KeywordClimate-change Mitigation Terrestrial Ecosystems Aboveground Biomass Nitrogen Deposition Age Structure Stand Age Spatial-distribution Temperate Forests Southern China 2 Decades
WOS Research AreaScience & Technology - Other Topics
WOS SubjectMultidisciplinary Sciences
Cooperation Status国内
ISSN2095-9273
Department高寒生态重点实验室
PublisherSCIENCE PRESS
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.itpcas.ac.cn/handle/131C11/8545
Collection图书馆
Corresponding AuthorPiao, SL (Piao, Shilong)
Affiliation1.Peking Univ, Sinofrench Inst Earth Syst Sci, Coll Urban & Environm Sci, Beijing 100871, Peoples R China;
2.Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Tibetan Plateau Res, Key Lab Alpine Ecol & Biodivers, Beijing 100085, Peoples R China;
3.Chinese Acad Sci, Ctr Excellence Tibetan Earth Sci, Beijing 100085, Peoples R China.
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Yao, YT ,Piao, SL ,Wang, T . Future biomass carbon sequestration capacity of Chinese forests[J]. SCIENCE BULLETIN,2018,63(17):1108-1117.
APA Yao, YT ,Piao, SL ,&Wang, T .(2018).Future biomass carbon sequestration capacity of Chinese forests.SCIENCE BULLETIN,63(17),1108-1117.
MLA Yao, YT ,et al."Future biomass carbon sequestration capacity of Chinese forests".SCIENCE BULLETIN 63.17(2018):1108-1117.
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