Carbon-Climate-Human Interactions in Tropical Peatlands: Vulnerabilities, Risks and Mitigation Measures

Project promotes enhanced understanding and awareness of carbon-climate-human interactions in tropical peatlands, focuses on vulnerabilities of and risks to their carbon pools and mitigation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, through “wise use” of natural resources.

Executing Agencies: University of Leicester (UK) – coordination, Alterra (NL), Gadjah Mada University (ID), University of Can Tho (VN), University of Helsinki (FI), University of Malaysia Sarawak (MY), University of Nottingham (UK).
Period: 2007 – 2008
Client/donor: EU, INCO

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Jyrki Jauhiainen and Harri Vasander