Use of Carbon Isotopic Tracers in Investigating Soil Carbon Sequestration and Stabilization in Agroecosystems

IAEA TECDOC No. 1823

Subject Classification: 0200-Food and Agriculture

English IAEA-TECDOC-1823; (ISBN:978-92-0-106417-2); 120 pp.; 20 figures; € 18.00; Date Published: 2017

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This publication provides an overview of conventional and isotopic methods available for measuring and modelling soil carbon dynamics. It includes information on the use of carbon isotopes in soil and plant research, including both theoretical and practical aspects of nuclear and radioisotope tracer techniques for in situ glasshouse and field labelling techniques to assess soil organic carbon turnover and sequestration, and provides up-to-date information on topics related to soil carbon sequestration and stabilization in agroecosystems. With its focus on practical application of radiotracer and stable isotope tracer techniques, it will be particularly useful for university and national research scientists working to improve soil organic matter management and conservation in agricultural systems.

Stable Isotope Tracers, Soils, Carbon Content, Analysis, Carbon Sequestration, Agroecosystems, Climate Change, Emission, Greenhouse Effect, Greenhouse Gases, GHGs, Carbon Dioxide, CO2, Methane, CH4, Nitrous Oxide, N2O, Food Security, Soil Organic Carbon, SOC, Radioisotope Tracer, Labelling Techniques, Plant Biomass, Wetlands, FAO, Assessment, Case Studies, Carbon Turnover, Thermonuclear Techniques, Agriculture, Carbon Farming, Control, Stabilization, Safety Issues, Soil Organic Matter, SOM, Water Management, Tracer Techniques, Soil Sampling, Decomposition, Carbon-14 Dating

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