Banuwa, Irwan Sukri and Afriliyanti, Rizki and Utomo, Muhajir and Yusnaini, Sri and Riniarti, Melya and Sanjaya, Purba and Suroso, Erdi and Hidayat, Wahyu (2019) Estimation of the above- and below-ground carbon stocks inUniversity of Lampung, Indonesia. Biodiversitas Journal of Biological Diversity, 20 (3). pp. 676-681. ISSN 1412-033X


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Abstract. Banuwa IS, Afriliyanti R, Utomo M, Yusnaini S, Riniarti M, Sanjaya P, Suroso E, Hidayat W. 2019. Short Communication: Estimation of the above- and below-ground carbon stocks in University of Lampung, Indonesia. Biodiversitas 20: 676-681. University of Lampung in Indonesia has been promoting green campus program since 2004 to meet environmental goals, including specific targets for energy and CO2 reductions. This study was conducted to establish baseline data on the carbon stock and carbon sequestered in the campus of University of Lampung in order to support the program. The above-ground carbon stocks were estimated from tree biomass, understory biomass, and litters, while under-ground carbon stocks were measured by determining the organic carbon in soil. The results showed that the average above-ground carbon stock was 35.65 t.ha -1 , consisted of 35.10 t.ha -1 , 0.18 t.ha -1 , and 0.12 t.ha -1 from trees biomass, understory biomass, and litters, respectively. The average below-ground carbon stock was 317.33 t.ha -1 and the CO2 uptake by plants was 130.74 t.ha -1 . The Faculty of Agriculture with the largest area of green open space contributed to the highest carbon stocks and carbon sequestration, while the Faculty of Medicine showed the lowest values. The results could be essential to suggest the climate change mitigation effort, such as the expansion and optimization of green spaces area. Keywords: Above ground carbon; below ground carbon, biomass, carbon sequestration, green space, soil organic carbon

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Kehutanan
Depositing User: Dr Riniarti Melya
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2019 08:09
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2019 08:09

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