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Carbon Stock


The quantity of carbon in a carbon pool.


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. "Terms and Definitions for the National Reporting Tables for FRA2005." 2005. FAO Corporate Document Repository. 2 July 2009.>46 Gupta, R.K. & Rao, D.L.N. 1994. Potential of waste lands for sequestering carbon by reforestation. Current Science, 66, 378-380.

Alternative definition

The absolute quantity of carbon held within a pool at a specified time.

Alternative source

FAO. (Code3)IPCC Special Report - Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry - Appendix III - Glossary.