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Sources for the information on this page:
"Effects on Carbon Storage of Conversion of Old-Growth Forests to Young Forests", by Mark E. Harmon, William K. Ferrill and Jerry F. Franklin, Science, Feb 9, 1990
"A synthesis of current knowledge on forests and carbon storage in the United States"
WHY FORESTS NEED TO BE ENLISTED IN CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIONS
Memo from Ernie Niemi to Mark Brown, Project Manager, Resource Management Plans for Western Oregon, BLM, dated Mar. 28, 2016, based on Cai, Yongyang, Timothy M. Lenton, and Thomas S. Lontzek. 2016, "Risk of multiple interacting tipping points should encourage rapid CO2 emission reduction." Nature Climate Change. http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate2964.html
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