Soil Carbon Sequestration

Books
Hawkins, P. (Ed.). (2017). Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. Penguin,

Montgomery, D., & Bikle, A. (2016). The hidden half of nature: The microbial roots of life and health. New York: W.W. Norton.

Ohlson, K. (2014). The soil will save us: How scientists, farmers, and foodies are healing the soil to save the planet. Rodale Books.

White, C. (2014). Grass, soil, hope: A journey through carbon country. Chelsea Green.

Climate Reports

IPCC Special Report. (2018). http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/

Fourth national climate assessment volume l: The science of climate change with a focus on the United States. (2017). https://science2017.globalchange.gov/

Fourth national climate assessment volume ll: Impacts, risks and adaptation in the United States. (2018). https://nca2018.globalchange.gov/

Articles and Papers

Climate Reality Project. (2017). Right under your feet: Soil health and the climate crisis. https://www.climaterealityproject.org/sites/climaterealityproject.org/files/Soil%20Health%20and%20Climate%20Change.pdf

Codur, A-M. Et al. (2017). Hope below our feet: Soil as a climate solution. Tufts University Global Development and Environmental Institute. http://www.ase.tufts.edu/gdae/Pubs/climate/ClimatePolicyBrief4.pdf

Donovan, P. (2013). Measuring soil carbon change: A flexible, practical, local method. Soil Carbon Coalition. https://soilcarboncoalition.org/files/MeasuringSoilCarbonChange.pdf

Fargione, Joseph E., Bassett, S.,Boucher, T., Et al. (2018). Natural climate solutions for the United States. Science Advances.Vol. 4, No. 11, eaat1869. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat1869. http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/11/eaat1869

Jones, C. (2015). SOS: Save our Soils Dr. Christine Jones Explains the Life-Giving Link Between Carbon and Healthy Topsoil. Interviewed by Tracy Frisch. Acres, Vol. 45, No. 3. http://www.acresusa.com/media/downloads/March15_Jones.pdf

McCarthy, J.F. (2005). Carbon fluxes in soil: long-term sequestration in deeper soil horizons. Journal of Geographical Sciences. Vol. 15, No. 2. http://web.utk.edu/~jmccart1/McCarthy_C%20Fluxes%20in%20Soil_JGS2005.pdf

Milesi, C., Running, S., Elvidge, C., Dietz, J., Tuttle, B., & Nemani, R. (2005). Mapping and Modeling the Biogeochemical Cycling of Turf Grasses in the United States. Environmental Management. 36. 426-38. 10.1007/s00267-004-0316-2. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/7674336_Mapping_and_Modeling_the_Biogeochemical_Cycling_of_Turf_Grasses_in_the_United_States

Pouyat, R.V., Yesilonis, I.D., & Golubiuski, N.E. (2009). A comparison of soil organic carbon stodks between residential turf grass and native soil. Urban Ecosyst. 12:45-62. https://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/pubs/jrnl/2009/nrs_2009_pouyat_001.pdf

Rodale Institute (2015). Regenerative Agriculture and Climate Change: A Down-to-Earth Solution. http://rodaleinstitute.org/assets/WhitePaper.pdf

Schwartz, J.D. (2014). Soil as carbon storehouse. New weapon in climate fight?. Yale Environment 360. https://e360.yale.edu/features/soil_as_carbon_storehouse_new_weapon_in_climate_fight

Zirkle, G., Lal, R. , & Augustin, B. (2011). Modeling carbon sequestration in home lawns. HortScience. 46(5): 808-814. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/46/5/808.full

Zomer, R. Et Al. (2017). Global Sequestration Potential of Increased Organic Carbon in Cropland Soils. 2017. Nature.com/ Scientific Reports. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-15794-8 

Webinars

NRCS. (2015). Environmental benefits of organic agriculture: Soil. Webinar. http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars/environmental-benefits-of-organic-agriculture-soil

NRCS. (2015). Climate change and organic agriculture. Webinar. http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars/climate-change-and-organic-agriculture

 Websites

Soil Carbon Coalition. https://soilcarboncoalition.org/


 Films and YouTube

Brown, G. (2014). Holistic regeneration of our lands: A producer’s perspective. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yPjoh9YJMk

Koons Garcia, D. Dir. (2012). Symphony of the soil. http://www.symphonyofthesoil.com/

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