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Carbon stock

Definition:

The quantity of carbon contained in a “pool”, meaning a reservoir or system which has the capacity to accumulate or release carbon.

Source: FAO Forestry Terms and definitions 

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In the context of forests it refers to the amount of carbon stored in the world’s forest ecosystem, mainly in living biomass and soil, but to a lesser extent also in dead wood and litter.

Source: based on GreenFacts Digest on Forests

Translation(s):

Español: Reserva de carbono
Français: Stock de carbone

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