Carbon sequestration


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carbon sequestration

[‚kär·bən ‚sē·kwes′trā·shən]
(geochemistry)
The uptake and storage of atmospheric carbon in, for example, soil and vegetation.

Carbon sequestration

The uptake and storage of carbon. Trees and plants, for example, absorb carbon dioxide, release the oxygen, and store the carbon.
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Biochar addition to soils focuses on storing carbon by means of adding vegetation-derived charcoal to agricultural soils and is helpful in carbon sequestration.
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Because of soil's unique ability to sequester carbon, Wick helped found the Marin Carbon Project in 2007 to spread the word about carbon sequestration in rangeland, agricultural and forest soils through participation with ranchers and other landowners.
Such carbon sequestration is not recognised under current greenhouse gas accounting rules, but with increasing pressure for full carbon accounting there is a high priority to quantify its potential.
to commercialize carbon sequestration, methane hydrate energy exploration, and the assessment of natural ecosystem attenuation potential and protocol.
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