Land-use changes alter the exchange of greenhouse gases, but the magnitudes of these effects remain uncertain. Estimates of net greenhouse-gas emissions associated with different uses of tropical peatland in Indonesia - including intact forest and Acacia tree plantations - could inform science-based practices for managing peatlands as nature-based mitigators of climate change.
- Authors: Deshmukh, C.S., Julius, D., Desai, A.R., Asyhari, A., Page, S.E., Nardi, N., Susanto, A.P., Nurholis, N., Hendrizal, M., Kurnianto, S., Suardiwerianto, Y., Salam, Y.W., Agus, F., Astiani, D., Sabiham, S., Gauci, V., Evans, C.D.
- Author Affiliation: National Research & Innovation Agency of Indonesia (BRIN)
- Subjects: climate sciences, climate change, ecology, forestry
- Publication type: Journal Article
- Source: Nature
- Year: 2023
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-023-00944-y