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Name: Lainly
Status: student
Grade: 9-12
Location: N/A
Country: Philippines
Date: Summer 2011


Question:
How do you measure the carbon dioxide absorption of trees?



Replies:
Basically, the growth of a plant is correlated to the CO2 uptake in photosynthesis. So you can determine the amount of growth (biomass) of a plant in relation to the CO2.

The following should be helpful:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biosequestration

http://ask.metafilter.com/42874/Cant-see-the-forest-for-the-carbon-absorption-rates

Anthony Brach



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