Africa GHG: Developing a Network of Greenhouse Gas Measurements for Africa Posters

Monday, 14 December 2015: 08:00-12:20
Poster Hall (Moscone South)
Primary Conveners:  Michael B Jones, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Conveners:  Lutz Merbold, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Matthew John Saunders, The James Hutton Institute, Environmental and Biochemical Sciences, Aberdeen, United Kingdom and Werner Leo Kutsch, ICOS Headoffice, Helsinki, Finland
Chairs:  Michael B Jones, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland and Matthew John Saunders, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
OSPA Liaisons:  Michael B Jones, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Measurements of Background and Polluted Air in Rural Regions of Rwanda (63692)
Langley DeWitt1, Jimmy Gasore2, Ronald G Prinn3, Katherine E Potter3 and Rwanda Climate Observatory Technical Experts, (1)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Global Change Science, Cambridge, MA, United States, (2)MIT, CAMBRIDGE, MA, United States, (3)MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States
Greenhouse gas emissions in natural and agricultural lands in sub-Saharan Africa: synthesizing of available data and suggestions for further studies (64198)
Dong-Gill Kim, Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources, Hawassa University, Shashemene, Ethiopia, Andrew D Thomas, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, David Pelster, International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya, Todd S Rosenstock, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya and Alberto Sanz-Cobena, Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Quantifying GHG Emissions From Terrestrial Ecosystems In Africa – The Crucial Role Of Livestock Systems (Invited) (64267)
Klarus Butterbach-Bahl, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Livestock Systems and Environment, Nairbi, Kenya; Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Meterology and Climate Research - Institute for Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Past and future of GHG observations in Africa (67062)
Riccardo Valentini, CMCC www.cmcc.it, Viterbo, Italy
Plans for an Enhanced Terrestrial and Freshwater Environmental Observation Network in South Africa (72147)
Colin Stuart Everson, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States
Assessing ecosystem response to multiple disturbances and climate change in South Africa using ground- and satellite-based measurements and model (77248)
Eva Maria Falge1, Werner Leo Kutsch2, Christian Brümmer1, Kanisios Mukwashi1, Christiane Schmullius3, Christian Hüttich3, Victor Odipo3, Robert J. Scholes4, Azwitamisi Mudau5, Guy Midgley6, Nicola Stevens6, Thomas Hickler7, Simon Scheiter8, Carola Martens8, Wayne Twine4, Tetukondjele Iiyambo4, Karen Bradshaw9, Wolfgang Lück10, Ulfia Lenfers11, Thomas Thiel-Clemen11 and Justin du Toit12, (1)Thunen Institute of Climate Smart Agriculture, Braunschweig, Germany, (2)ICOS Headoffice, Helsinki, Finland, (3)Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Department for Earth Observation, Jena, Germany, (4)University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, (5)Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa, (6)Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, (7)Institute of Physical Geography, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, (8)Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre, Frankfurt, Germany, (9)Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, (10)Forest Sense, Pretoria, South Africa, (11)Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany, (12)Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute, Middelburg, South Africa
Field Studies Show That In Situ Greenhouse Gas Emission Factors for East African Agriculture Are Less Than IPCC Values (78594)
David Pelster1, Klaus Butterbach-Bahl2, Mariana Rufino3, Todd S Rosenstock4 and George Wanyama1, (1)Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States, (2)Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, (3)Center for International Forestry Research, Bogor, Indonesia, (4)World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Establishing sustainable GHG inventory systems in African countries for Agriculture and Land Use, Land-use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) (79429)
Tiffany Troxler, Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States and Thomas Charles Wirth, Environmental Protection Agency Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States
Wetlands and Agriculture in Africa: Major Sources of N2O? (80703)
Gretchen M Gettel, UNESCO-IHE, Delft, Netherlands
Crowd-Sourcing Management Activity Data to Drive GHG Emission Inventories in the Land Use Sector (Invited) (82379)
Keith Paustian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States
Satellites Based Annual Carbon Dynamics of Africa Tropical Vegetation During the 2003-2014 Period (86179)
Alessandro Baccini, Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States
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