The carbon sequestration potential of ´analog´ forestry in Ecuador: an alternative strategy for reforestation of degraded pastures (2020)

Authors: Raúl Armando Ramos Veintimilla, David MacFarlane, and Lauren Cooper
Location: Cumandá Canton, Chimborazo province, Ecuador

Forests serve as terrestrial sinks for CO2 in the process called carbon sequestration. The study compares the carbon sequestration potential among three different land-use systems: analog forest, teak monoculture plantation, and degraded pasture.