Carbon content of the freshwater peatland forests of Danau Sentarum

Carbon content of the freshwater peatland forests of Danau Sentarum

An essay on the carbon stores of the freshwater peatland forest of Danau Sentarum National Park is presented. It offers a brief overview of the area wherein the peats has reportedly started in the Late Quaternary. It details how the author examined the carbon content of the freshwater peatland forest, and the potential contribution of the peat soils to lessen climate change. It discusses the results of the study which revealed that the park’s peats plays a crucial role in global carbon cycles

Authors: Anshari, G.Z.

Topic: carbon,peatlands,Indonesia,climate change,emission,swamps,Kalimantan

Geographic: Indonesia

Publisher: Borneo Research Council, Inc.

Publication Year: 2010

ISSN: 0006-7806

Source: Borneo Research Bulletin 41


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