Darmawan, Arief and Warta, Zulfira and Molidena, Elis and Valla, Alexandra and Firdaus, Muhammad Iqbal and Winarno, Gunardi Djoko and Winarno, Bondan and Rusolono, Teddy and Tsuyuki, Satoshi (2022) Aboveground Forest Carbon Stock in Protected Area: A Case Study of Bukit Tigapuluh National Park, Indonesia. Journal of Tropical Biodiversity and Biotechnology, 7 (1). pp. 1-17. ISSN 2540-9581

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Abstract

The role of protected areas has been expanded into climate change mitigation, spe-cifically on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+). A reliable and practical method for measuring, reporting and verifying carbon stock is an essential component for REDD+. This study aims to recognize the characteristic and estimate aboveground forest carbon (AGC) stock in the tropical protected tropical area using a combination of terrestrial forest inventory and spatial data. A 168 cluster plots totaling 33.6 hectares were taken proportional-ly based on the percentage of forest cover types (dryland primary natural forest/DPF and dryland secondary natural forest/DSF) using a traditional forest invento-ry method (more than 5 cm dbh). Results showed that Bukit Tigapuluh National Park secured a significant AGC stock which has been estimated to be 269.2 [247.07; 291.43] tC/ha or 35,823,639 [32,872,312; 38,774,966] tC in total, being stored in approximately 133,051 hectares of the tropical rain forest. This result was higher than other studies in non-protected areas but slightly lower than other stud-ies within protected areas. This finding supported the argument that protected are-as possess a higher figure of AGC stock than other forest management units. The high amount of forest carbon biomass in the protected areas shall be very im-portant assets for conducting the role of conservation for REDD+.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Kehutanan
Depositing User: Dr. Arief Darmawan
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2022 07:10
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2022 07:10
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/38792

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