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Forestry and climate change in Western Australia

Harper, R.J.ORCID: 0000-0003-0268-2917, Sudmeyer, R.A. and Smettem, K.R.J.ORCID: 0000-0003-2650-4429 (2008) Forestry and climate change in Western Australia. In: Morgan, L., Molin, J., George, R., McKellar, R. and Conte, J., (eds.) Climate change, vulnerability and adaptation for south-west Western Australia: Phase one of action 5.5, Western Australian Greenhouse Strategy. Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, pp. 59-62.

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Plantations and farm forestry represent significant land uses in parts of SWWA, with climate variability and change being major considerations in managing the existing resource and future expansion plans. Impacts of climate change on natural forests are considered in the section dealing with biodiversity. Development work on carbon sinks is a direct response to changes in international climate change policy, particularly the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Conve on Climate Change (U ntion NFCCC).

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Copyright: © 2008 Western Australian Agriculture Authority
Other Information: Bulletin; No. 4751; ISSN: 1833-7236
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