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dc.creatorTimilsina, Nilesh 
dc.creatorStaudhammer, Christina L. 
dc.creatorEscobedo, Francisco J. 
dc.creatorLawrence, Alicia 
dc.date.accessioned2020-08-19T14:41:06Z
dc.date.available2020-08-19T14:41:06Z
dc.date.created2014-07-01
dc.identifier.issnISSN: 0169-2046
dc.identifier.issnEISSN: 1872-6062
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/27136
dc.description.abstractUrban tree biomass studies are important for estimating urban wood waste yield, carbon sequestration, and other ecosystem goods provided by urban forests. This study quantified urban tree wood waste yield and temporal changes in carbon storage for different land uses using data from permanent monitoring plots and locally developed urban tree and regional allometric biomass equations. Drivers influencing wood waste yields and carbon (C) sequestration were analyzed as was accuracy of available urban tree C storage models. We estimated annual urban tree stem and crown biomass removals at 2 Mega grams (Mg) per hectare, equivalent to approximately 5% of the annual requirements of a 100 MegaWatt bioenergy plant. Urban tree C storage changes, or annual C sequestration, was 29,280 Mg which is equivalent to 5% of all anthropogenic local C emissions in 2008 and twice as much as estimated by an available carbon sequestration model. Greater amounts of wood waste were generated in forests and commercial/institutional areas than residential areas, but differences were not significant and amount removed was only significantly related to the amount of impervious surfaces and maintained grass. Available urban tree C storage models can have errors of 40%. Results can be used to estimate the potential annual supply of city-wide urban wood waste from management, maintenance, land clearing activities, and post-hurricane tree debris removal. Wood waste can be a sustainable urban forest ecosystem service and good; but tradeoffs such as esthetics, soil quality and community preferences should be accounted for as well.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofLandscape and Urban Planning, ISSN: 0169-2046;EISSN: 1872-6062, Vol.127 (2014); pp. 18-27
dc.relation.urihttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204614000875
dc.sourceLandscape and Urban Planning
dc.titleTree biomass, wood waste yield, and carbon storage changes in an urban forest
dc.typearticle
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.subject.keywordEcosystem services and goods
dc.subject.keywordAllometric equations
dc.subject.keywordGreen wood waste
dc.subject.keywordBioenergy
dc.subject.keywordCarbon sequestration
dc.rights.accesRightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.type.spaArtículo
dc.rights.accesoRestringido (Acceso a grupos específicos)
dc.type.hasVersioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.04.003
dc.title.TranslatedTitleBiomasa de árboles, rendimiento de residuos de madera y cambios en el almacenamiento de carbono en un bosque urbano
dc.relation.citationEndPage27
dc.relation.citationStartPage18
dc.relation.citationTitleLandscape and Urban Planning
dc.relation.citationVolumeVol. 127
dc.source.instnameinstname:Universidad del Rosario
dc.source.reponamereponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR


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