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Integrated Method to Estimate the Carbon Budget of Forests
Entry ID: EFI_Integrated_Carbon

Abstract: The integrated method to estimate the carbon budget of forests is a research
project of scientists at the European Forest Institute (EFI) and the Finnish
Forest Research Institute (Metla). This project, scheduled from 2001 to 2004,
is a part of the Research Programme on Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
(SUNARE) coordinated by the Academy of Finland.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 35.0   E: 30.0   W: -11.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: European Forest Institute, Finnish Forest Research Institute
Dataset Title: Integrated Method to Estimate the Carbon Budget of Forests
Dataset Publisher: European Forest Institute
Data Presentation Form: reports, publications
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-05-31
Data Set Progress
Data Center
European Forest Institute Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 358-10-773-4300
Fax: 358-10-773-4377
Email: efisec at
Contact Address:
Torikatu 34
Postal Code: FIN-80100
Country: FINLAND
Distribution Media: Online
Phone: +358-50-564 4167
Fax: +358-9-191 58100
Email: Jari.Liski at
Contact Address:
European Forest Institute
Torikatu 34
City: Joensuu
Postal Code: 80100
Country: FINLAND
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Lehtonen, A., Mäkipää, R., Heikkinen, J., Sievänen, R. and Liski, J. Biomass
expansion factors (BEF) for Scots pine, Norway spruce and birch according to
stand age for boreal forests. Forest Ecology and Management.

Liski, J., Nissinen, A., Erhard, M., Taskinen, O. Climatic effects on litter
decomposition from arctic tundra to tropical rainforest. Global Change Biology
9(4): 575-584.

Liski, J., Perruchoud, D. & Karjalainen, T. 2002. Increasing carbon stocks in
the forest soils of western Europe. Forest Ecology and Management 169: 163-179.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-01-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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