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Tropical agriculture in transition : opportunities for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions?

Author: Reiner Wassmann; Paul L G Vlek
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, cop. 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The agricultural sector is a significant source of greenhouse gases (GHG) in many developing countries. Compiled of articles on natural resource management and the socio-economic aspects of GHG  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Reiner Wassmann; Paul L G Vlek
ISBN: 1402014228 9781402014222
OCLC Number: 907115831
Description: 277 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Tropical Agriculture: Scope and Research Priorities; R. Wassmann, P.L.G. Vlek. Methane and Nitrogen Oxide Fluxes in Tropical Agricultural Soils: Sources, Sinks and Mechanisms; A. Mosier, et al. Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Tropical and Temperate Agriculture: the Need for a Full-Cost Accounting of Global Warming Potentials; G.P. Robertson, P.R. Grace. Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Rice-Wheat Cropping Systems in Asia; R. Wassmann, et al. Is It Possible to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Pastoral Ecosystems of the Tropics? R.S. Reid, et al. Implications of Land Use Change to Introduced Pastures on Carbon Stocks in the Central Lowlands of Tropical South America; M.J. Fisher, R.J. Thomas. Estimation of Soil Carbon Gains upon Improved Management within Croplands and Grasslands of Africa; N.H. Batjes. Mitigating GHG Emissions in the Humid Tropics: Case Studies from the Alternative to Slash-and-Burn Program (ASB); C. Palm, et al. An Amazon Perspective on the Forest-Climate Connection: Opportunity for Climate Mitigation, Conservation and Development? G. Carvalho, et al. Soil Respiration and Carbon Storage of an Acrisol under Forest and Different Cultivations in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil; J.E.L. Maddock, et al. The Clean Development Mechanism: Making it Operational; M. Mendis, K. Openshaw. Energy Use and CO2 Production in Tropical Agriculture and Means and Strategies for Reduction or Mitigation; P.L.G. Vlek, et al. GHG Mitigation Potential and Cost in Tropical Forestry - Relative Role for Agroforestry; W.R. Makundi, J.A. Sathaye. Climate Variability and Deforestation-Reforestation Dynamics in the Philippines; T.B. Moya, B.S. Malayang III.
Responsibility: ed. by: Reiner Wassmann and Paul L.G. Vlek.
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