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2009

Inventory and Projections of UK Emissions by Sources and Removals by Sinks due to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry, Annual Report, July 2009. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, University of Aberdeen, Forest Research Alice Holt, National Soil Resources Institute, Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute, Queen's University Belfast, University of Edinburgh.

  1. Complete Report

2008

Inventory and Projections of UK Emissions by Sources and Removals by Sinks due to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry, Annual Report, July 2008. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, University of Aberdeen, Forest Research Alice Holt, National Soil Resources Institute, Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics (Universities of Sheffield, Edinburgh, York & University College London), Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute, Queen's University Belfast.

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2007

UK Emissions by Sources and Removals by Sinks due to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Activities, Report, June 2007. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, University of Aberdeen, Forest Research Alice Holt, National Soil Resources Institute, Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics (Universities of Sheffield, Edinburgh, York & University College London), Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute, Queen's University Belfast.

  1. Complete Report (4.2MB)
  2. Title Page
  3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  4. Ch1. Annual inventory estimates for the UK (WP 1.1)
  5. Ch2. Inventory estimates for the Kyoto Protocol (WP 1.2)
  6. Ch3. Inventory estimates for the Devolved Administrations of the UK (WP 1.3)
  7. Ch4. Projections of emissions and removals from the LULUCF sector to 2020 (WP 1.4)
  8. Ch5. Improved operational methods for inventory calculations (WP 2.1)
  9. Ch6. Incorporation of N2O and CH4 emissions and removals due to LULUCF (WP 2.2)
  10. Ch7. Methodology for incorporating effects of variability in forest characteristics (WP 2.3)
  11. Ch8. Verification of carbon stocks in forest biomass using forest inventory data (WP 2.4)
  12. Ch9. Quantifying the effect of afforestation on soil carbon (WP 2.5)
  13. Ch10. Assessment of carbon fluxes in ploughed upland grasslands: a plot-scale experiment to detect the effect of cultivation on soil organic carbon (WP 2.6)
  14. Ch11. Assessment of land use change on peatland carbon budgets (WP 2.7)
  15. Ch12. Statistical analysis of NSI soil carbon changes in relation to climate and land management changes (WP 2.8)
  16. Ch13. Development and testing of coupled soil and vegetation carbon process model (WP 2.9 and 2.10)
  17. Ch14. Approaches to incorporate the effects of climate change and land use change in LULUCF projections (WP 2.11)
  18. Ch15. Inventory projections of harvested wood products (WP 2.12)
  19. Ch16. Development of Bayesian models of future land use change (WP 2.13)
  20. Ch17. Verification approaches (WP 2.14)
  21. Ch18. Design of Greenhouse Gas Observing Systems (WP 2.15)
  22. Ch19. Soil carbon and peat extraction in Northern Ireland (WP 2.16)
  23. Ch20. Quantification of uncertainties in the inventory (WP 3)
  24. Ch21. Participation in the UK national system and collaboration with other research activities (WP 4)
  25. Ch22. Promotion of scientific knowledge of LULUCF issues and provision of technical advice (WP 5)
  26. Ch23. Provision of an archive of the LULUCF inventory and projections (WP 6)
  27. Appendices
    1. Summary Tables for 1990 to 2020 in LULUCF GPG Format (with High and Low future scenarios)
    2. Sectoral Tables for Land Use Change and Forestry Sector as submitted for the UK 2005 Greenhouse Gas Inventory in the format defined by IPCC LULUCF Good Practice Guidance
    3. Sectoral Tables for Land Use Change and Forestry Sector for the Devolved Administration Regions
    4. Removals and Emissions by post-1990 afforestation and deforestation in the UK
    5. Appendix 1 to NSRI’s annual report for Work package 2.8

2006
UK Emissions by Sources and Removals by Sinks due to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Activities, Report, April 2006. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Aberdeen University, Rothamsted Research, Forest Research Alice Holt, Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics (Universities of Sheffield, Edinburgh, York & University College London).
  1. Title page & Table of Contents
  2. SECTION 1: Key activities and results for 2005-2006
  3. SECTION 2: Land Use Change and Forestry: The 2004 UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory and projections to 2020 R. Milne, D.C. Mobbs and A.M. Thomson
  4. SECTION 3: Variations in Forest Management in Great Britain A.M. Thomson
  5. SECTION 4: Survey Methods for Kyoto Protocol Monitoring and Verification of UK Forest Carbon Stocks R.W. Matthews, M.S.J. Broadmeadow, E. Mackie, M. Wilkinson S. Benham and K. Harris
  6. SECTION 5: Estimating Biogenic Carbon Fluxes over the UK J. Grace and S. Quegan
  7. SECTION 6: The potential use of the Rothamsted Carbon model, RothC, in GHG inventories K. Coleman, D.S. Powlson, R. Milne and A.P. Whitmore
  8. SECTION 7: RothC-BIOTA v05 plant-soil C turnover model M. Sozanska-Stanton and P. Smith
  9. SECTION 8: A plot-scale experiment to detect the effect of cultivation on soil organic carbon P.E. Levy
  10. SECTION 9: Incorporating effects of changes in climate, nitrogen deposition and CO2 in projections of forest carbon budgets M. van Oijen
  11. Volume 2: Data Tables (1.3MB)

2005

UK Emissions by Sources and Removals by Sinks due to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Activities , Report, June 2005. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Aberdeen University, Rothamsted Research, Forest Research Alice Holt, Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics (University of Edinburgh, University College London, University of Sheffield).

  1. Title page & Table of Contents
  2. SECTION 1: Key activities and results for 2004-2005
  3. SECTION 2: Land Use Change and Forestry: The 2003 UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory and projections to 2020, R. Milne, D.C. Mobbs and A.M. Thomson
  4. SECTION 3: The influence of land use change from and to forestry on the emissions of nitrous oxide and methane, U. Skiba
  5. SECTION 4:Carbon Stock Changes due to Harvested Wood Products in the UK, A.M. Thomson and R. Milne
  6. SECTION 5: Mapping of carbon emissions and removals in the UK due to changes in stocks of soil carbon driven by land use change other than afforestation, D.C. Mobbs and R. Milne
  7. SECTION 6: Survey Methods for Kyoto Protocol Monitoring and Verification of UK Forest Carbon Stocks, M.S.J. Broadmeadow, R.W. Matthews, E. Mackie, M. Wilkinson, S. Benham and K. Harris
  8. SECTION 7: Estimating Biogenic Carbon Fluxes from Flux tower measurements and Earth Observation data, J. Grace
  9. SECTION 8: Use of Rothamsted Carbon model, RothC, in deriving the UK Carbon inventory, A.P. Whitmore and K. Coleman
  10. SECTION 9: RothC-BIOTA v05 plant-soil C turnover model - parameterization and evaluation, M. Sozanska-Stanton, C. Zhang , T. A.W. Brown, R. Milne and P. Smith
  11. SECTION 10: Field measurements of carbon loss due to ploughing, P.E. Levy, N. Ostle, R. Milne and T.D. Murray.
  12. SECTION 11: Carbon balance of peatlands at Moorhouse, P.E. Levy

2004

UK Emissions by Sources and Removals by Sinks due to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Activities, Report, May 2004. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Queen's University Belfast, Aberdeen University, Rothamsted Research, Forest Research Alice Holt, Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics (University of Edinburgh, University College London, University of Sheffield).

  1. Title page & Table of Contents
  2. SECTION 1: Key activities and results for 2003-2004. R. Milne, D.C.Mobbs.
  3. SECTION 2: Land Use Change and Forestry: The 2002 UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory and projections to 2020 R. Milne, R. W. Tomlinson, D. Mobbs and T.D. Murray
  4. SECTION 3: Field Measurements of Carbon Loss Due to Ploughing. P.E. Levy, K.J. Hargreaves, R. Milne and T.D. Murray
  5. SECTION 4: Adding Vegetation Carbon to the RothC Soil Carbon Model. R. Milne, P. Smith, C. Zhang and T. A.W. Brown.
  6. SECTION 5: Development of a MATLAB/Simulink version of the UK LULUCF GHG Inventory for quality control and other purposes. D.C. Mobbs and R. Milne
  7. SECTION 6: Development of an improved version of the soil carbon inventory for the UK LULUCF GHG Inventory. R. Milne, I. Bradley, C. Jordan and T.A.W. Brown (with contribution from J. Bell)
  8. SECTION 7: Using RothC with climate and land use change at the 1 km scale, P. Falloon
  9. SECTION 8: Survey methods for Kyoto Protocol monitoring and verification of UK forest carbon stocks. M.S. J. Broadmeadow and R.W. Matthews
  10. SECTION 9: Estimating land cover specific Carbon fluxes from Flux Tower measurements and Earth Observation data. J. Grace, P. Lewis & T. Quaife

2003

UK Emissions by Sources and Removals by Sinks due to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Activities, Report, April 2003. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Queen's University Belfast, Aberdeen University, Forest Research Alice Holt.

  1. Title page & Table of Contents
  2. SECTION 1: Key activities and results for 2002-2003. R. Milne.
  3. SECTION 2: Land Use Change and Forestry: The 2001 UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory and projections to 2020. R. Milne, R. W. Tomlinson & T. D. Murray.
  4. SECTION 3: Comparison of the CFLOW and CARBINE carbon accounting models. K. Robertson, J. Ford-Robertson, R.W. Matthews & R. Milne
  5. SECTION 4: Field Measurements of Carbon Loss Due to Ploughing. K.J. Hargreaves, T.D. Murray & P. Levy.
  6. SECTION 5: Adding Vegetation Carbon to the RothC Soil Carbon Model. T. A.W. Brown, R. Milne, P. Smith & G. Sozanska
  7. SECTION 6: Mapping of carbon fluxes for British afforestation and land use change. R. Milne & T. A. W. Brown
  8. SECTION 7: Deforestation Rates in th UK. P. Levy & R. Milne.
  9. SECTION 8: Modelling the impact of climate change and nitrogen deposition on carbon sequestration of UK plantation forests. M. Murray
  10. SECTION 9: Remote Sensing and LULUCF carbon inventories in the UK. G. Patenaude (with appendices from staff of the Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics)
  11. SECTION 10: Survey methods for Kyoto Protocol monitoring and verification of UK forest carbon stocks. R. Matthews & M. Broadmeadow

2002

UK Emissions by Sources and Removals by Sinks due to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Activities, Report, May 2002. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Queen's University Belfast, Aberdeen University, IACR-Rothamsted, Forest Research Alice Holt.

  1. Title page
  2. Table of Contents
  3. SECTION 1: Key activities and results for 2001-2002. R. Milne.
  4. SECTION 2: Land Use Change and Forestry: The 2000 UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory and projections to 2020. R. Milne, R. Tomlinson, M. Cruickshank & T. Murray.
  5. SECTION 3: Methodological developments for the UK LUCF GHG Inventory. R. Milne.
  6. SECTION 4: Field Measurements of Carbon Loss Due to Ploughing. K.J. Hargreaves, T.D. Murray and E. Nemitz.
  7. SECTION 5: Linking Soil and Vegetation Carbon in Dynamic Models. M. Sozanska, P. Smith, R Milne, T. Brown.
  8. SECTION 6: Mapping of carbon uptake in British woodlands and forests using EuroBiota and C-Flow. R Milne and T A W Brown.
  9. SECTION 7: Estimation of UK Deforestation Rates. Peter Levy, Ronnie Milne.
  10. SECTION 8: Modelling the impact of climate change and nitrogen deposition on carbon sequestration of UK plantation forests. M.B. Murray, J. Thornley and M.G.R. Cannell.
  11. SECTION 9: The role of the Forestry Commission permanent sample plot network in forest carbon balance research. Robert Matthews & Evaluation and comparison of CFLOW and CARBINE models: a progress report. Robert Matthews.

2001

Sinks due to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Activities, Report April 2001. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Queen's University Belfast, IACR-Rothamsted, Forest Research Alice Holt, Macaulay Land Use Research Institute.

    1. Table of Contents
    2. SECTION 1: Key activities & results. R. Milne.
    3. SECTION 2: The Land Use Change and Forestry Sector in the 1999 UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory. R. Milne, R. Tomlinson & J. Gauld.
    4. SECTION 3: Country specific data for the UK relating to Articles 3.3 and 3.4 of the Kyoto protocol: An Update. R .Milne & P. Smith.
    5. SECTION 4: Carbon balance of afforested peatland in Scotland. K. J. Hargreaves, R Milne & M.G. R. Cannell.
    6. SECTION 5: Field measurements of carbon loss from soil following ploughing Part 1: Flux measuring methods. K.J. Hargreaves, T.D. Murray & E. Nemitz.
    7. SECTION 6: Field measurements of carbon loss from soilfollowing ploughing Part 2: Carbon content of soils along the proposed ’flux’ transect at Poldean Farm prior to ploughing. H.E Jones, J.S. Garnett, K. Hargreaves, J. Parrington & T. Murray.
    8. SECTION 7: Combining plant and soil C cycling models - consideration of methods. P. Falloon & P. Smith.
    9. SECTION 8: Modelling of carbon uptake in UK forests using the EuroBiota model. R. Milne & T.A.W. Brown.
    10. SECTION 9: Review of data sources for estimation of deforestation rates in the United Kingdom. R. Matthews.
    11. SECTION 10: Effectiveness of carbon accounting methodologies for LULUCF and harvested wood products in supporting climate-conscious policy measures. R. Matthews & R. Heaton.

2000

Carbon Sequestration in Vegetation and Soils Report, April 2000. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Queen’s University Belfast, IACR-Rothamsted, Lancaster University.


1999

Land Use Change and Forestry: The 1999 Greenhouse Gas Inventory for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. R. Milne


1998

Carbon Sequestration in Vegetation and Soils, April 1998, Section 2: Uncertainties, IPCC default methods and new flux categories for carbon in the UK Inventory. R. Milne, T.A.W. Brown and T.D. Murray

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