Carbon Budget of Boreal Forests.
Lesson 1: Introduction.
1. WELCOME


The Carbon Budget Model of Boreal Forests eCourse instructs how to evaluate carbon budget in the forest sector.
Welcome!
This course is concerning the phenomenon of Climate Change, and instructs on how to evaluate carbon budget in the forest sector (case study for the Russian Scots pine - Pinus Sylvestris).
Before starting we recommend you to learn the Glossary of terms used in this study.
The course will be useful for foresters, students, climate policy research advisors, policy makers and environmentalists.

By the end of this course, you will know:
  1. Which carbon budget models are used for the estimation of the carbon sequestration in forest ecosystems.
  2. How to calculate carbon in different components of forest ecosystems.
  3. What kinds of criteria are more suitable for the carbon budget estimations.
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