2 edition of Assessment of greenhouse gas mitigation in California agricultural soils found in the catalog.
Assessment of greenhouse gas mitigation in California agricultural soils
|Statement||prepared by Steven De Gryze ... [et al.], University of California, Davis ; prepared for Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program, California Energy Commission.|
|Series||California Climate Change Center Report Series -- 2008-039|
|Contributions||De Gryze, Steven., University of California, Davis., California Energy Commission. Public Interest Energy Research.|
|LC Classifications||TD885.5.G73 A87 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 128, APA-13 p. :|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||2009416338|
Agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions contribute approximately 12% to total global anthropogenic GHG emissions. Cereals (rice, wheat, and maize) are the largest source of human calories, and it is estimated that world cereal production must increase by % annually to to meet growing by: This book is designed to provide needed guidance on measurement methods to: National agricultural research centers (NARS). Compilers of national GHG inventories. Developers of national and subnational mitigation plans that include agriculture. Agricultural commodity companies and agricultural development projects. Students and instructors.
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Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in California Agricultural Soils is the final report for the Integrated Assessment of the Biophysical and Economic Potential for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in California Agricultural Soils project (Contract Number ‐02‐) conducted by. When considering greenhouse gas mitigation, it is important to consider all of the greenhouse gases together as a management practice suitable for reducing one gas may increase emissions of another.
Successful greenhouse gas mitigation options for agricultural soils will likely be those that provide other economic and environmental benefits and Cited by: 6. Assessment of nitrous oxide emissions in California's dairy systems (ContractCompleted in ) Nitrous oxide (N 2 O), a greenhouse gas, is produced by soil microorganisms.
Nitrogen (N) inputs, soil moisture and carbon stimulate the production of this gas, which accounts for about one third of all GHGs from California’s agriculture sector. Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities in California Agriculture Review of California Rangeland Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Practices in California Agriculture: Several management strategies offer opportunities to build soil carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Grazing management can increase soil carbon, but. Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities in California Agriculture Review of California Cropland Emissions Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Practices in California Agriculture: %), and agricultural soil management (the practice of utilizing fertilizers, soil amendments, and irrigation to optimize crop production; %).
Agricultural soils may also act as a sink or source for CO 2, but the net flux is small. Many agricultural practices can potentially mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the most prominent of which are improved cropland and grazing land management and restoration of degraded lands and cultivated organic by: Potential for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in California Agricultural Soils”—Six 2 The proposed decision-support assessment tool will provide a more complete accounting of land use and management impacts on C stocks and associated CO 2, N 2O, and CH 4 fluxes between California agricultural soils and the atmosphere.
Activities and Results. Many agricultural practices can potentially mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the most prominent of which are improved cropland and grazing land management. For soil carbon, estimates of soil C storage, CO 2 mitigation potential and the low and high values for the 95% confidence interval were derived using mixed-effect modelling on a large dataset of long-term agricultural soil carbon experiments from a variety of countries, though temperate studies were more prevalent in the database (Ogle et al Cited by: A Farm-Level Assessment of the Potential for Managing Agricultural Land for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation within the United States This report presents an analysis of the greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation potential asso-ciated with changes in U.S.
agricultural management practices. Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Potential of Composting and Soil Amendments on California's Rangelands Silver et al.
This report advances the understanding of how rangeland management can contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation by repurposing California’s organic waste-stream to compost for emissions reduction and carbon sequestration.
Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities in California Agriculture Review of the Economics February Hyunok Lee* Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Practices in California Agriculture: agricultural soil management and fertilizer use, rice cultivation, burning of agricultural residues, and on-farm energy use.
This book provides standards and guidelines for quantifying greenhouse gas emissions and removals in smallholder agricultural systems and comparing options for climate change mitigation based on emission reductions and livelihood trade-offs.
Globally, agriculture is directly responsible for about. Abstract Agriculture, and the patterns of land-use change that are associated with it, have a significant ecological footprint, including the effects it has on climate change, accounting for about one-quarter of anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions : Ademola K.
Braimoh, Xiaoyue Hou, Christine Heumesser, Yuxuan Zhao. DeLonge, M.S. et al.Greenhouse gas mitigation opportunities in California Agriculture, Nicholas Institute for Environ.
Policy Solutions Report. DeLonge, et al.,A lifecycle model to evaluate carbon sequestration potential and greenhouse gas dynamics of managed grasslands, Ecosystems, 16(6), An integrated assessment of the potential of different management practices for mitigating specific components of the total GHG budget (N 2 O and CH 4 emissions and C sequestration) of Mediterranean agrosystems was performed in this study.
Their suitability regarding both yield and environmental (e.g. nitrate leaching and ammonia volatilization) sustainability, and regional barriers and Cited by: assessment of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, we are grateful for discussions and information exchange with many farmers and organizations in Yolo County, especially the Yolo County Planning and Public Works Department, Ascent Environmental, and AECOM.
Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Practices in California Agriculture: Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities in California Agriculture: Review of the Economics NI GGMOCA R 7. 3 ABSTRACT. California agriculture is diverse and complex, producing several.
Introduction. Agricultural production contributes 20–35% of global anthropogenic greenhouse gases (GHGs), while meeting human food consumption requirements. Although agriculture is becoming increasingly GHG efficient at the global scale, total GHG emissions from this sector continue to increase at a rate of approximately 1% per year.To achieve the climate stabilization target of the Author: Xing Fan, Wen Zhang, Weiwei Chen, Bin Chen.
Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Options and Costs for Agricultural Land and Animal Production within the United States Preparation of this report was done under USDA Contract No.
AGP in support of the project: Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Options and Costs for Agricultural Land and Animal Production within the United States. Non Technical Summary Agricultural soils management has been advocated as a viable option in the portfolio of technologies needed to limit the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere.
However, before it will be considered a truly viable option, comprehensive assessments are needed that consider the net impact.We write to you as current and emeritus university researchers working on issues of agricultural mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in California.
We are pleased to see the state of California embracing natural and working lands strategies to achieve the state’s needed and ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction target.Agricultural sector analysis on greenhouse gas mitigation in US agriculture and forestry Article in Agricultural Systems 94(2) May with 25 Reads How we measure 'reads'.