Acronyms and Abbreviations


CDM

Clean Development Mechanism Kyoto Protocol

CMR

carbon management response

COP

Conference of the Parties

CTIC

Conservation Technology Information Center


ED

Ecosystem Demography

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


FACTS

Forest-Atmosphere Carbon Transfer and Storage

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FIA

Forest Inventory and Analysis (U.S. Forest Service)


GPP

gross primary production

Gt

gigaton


ha

hectare


IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


LULUCF

land use, land use change, and forestry


Mg

megagram

Mt

megatons


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NEE

net ecosystem exchange

NEP

net ecosystem production



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Direct and Indirect Human Contributions: To Terrestrial Carbon Fluxes - A Workshop Summary Acronyms and Abbreviations CDM Clean Development Mechanism Kyoto Protocol CMR carbon management response COP Conference of the Parties CTIC Conservation Technology Information Center ED Ecosystem Demography EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FACTS Forest-Atmosphere Carbon Transfer and Storage FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FIA Forest Inventory and Analysis (U.S. Forest Service) GPP gross primary production Gt gigaton ha hectare IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change LULUCF land use, land use change, and forestry Mg megagram Mt megatons NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NEE net ecosystem exchange NEP net ecosystem production

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Direct and Indirect Human Contributions: To Terrestrial Carbon Fluxes - A Workshop Summary NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPP net primary production NRI National Resource Inventory Pg petagram ppm parts per million SBSTA Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technical Advice Tg teragram UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change USD A U.S. Department of Agriculture USGS U.S. Geological Survey yr year