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AFOLU DATA

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TitleAFOLU DATA
CreatorJoint Research Centre (JRC)
DescriptionAFOLU DATA is the information system of the 'GreenHouse Gases in Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Uses' (GHG AFOLU) project. AFOLU DATA provides: (1) an overview on climate change related policy and bodies, with special attention to the European level and to the AFOLU sector; (2) information on research projects aimed at understanding and quantifying the GHG balance of European terrestrial ecosystems and the associated uncertainty at different scales; (3) a collection of databases and tools for the assessment of GHG fluxes in the AFOLU sector in Europe, using different methods and at different scales. The data available include: Tree species distribution maps for Europe; Allometric, Biomass and Carbon factors; Biomass compartments; European Yield Tables; National Forest Inventories; Agricultural land use in 2000 ; Forest soils. Most of the database are downloadable and updatable; access to some of the data is restricted.
URLhttps://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/scientific-tool/afolu-data-portal
LanguageEnglish
CountryEUROPE
Keywordsaboveground biomass; climate change; greenhouse gases; GHGs; carbon cycle; carbon sequestration; national forest inventories; yield tables; carbon stock; Kyoto Protocol; european policy; policy; information systems; data; maps; forest soils; land use
TypeDatabases, Datasets, Statistics, Information services, Maps, EC-EU resources
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: October 18 2007 | Last updated: March 7 2017