American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Variations in Forest Carbon Stocks Along Environmental Gradients in Egdu Forest of Oromia Region, Ethiopia: Implications for Sustainable Forest Management

    Adugna Feyissa Gubena, Teshome Soromessa

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1-1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 5 June 2015
    Accepted: 7 June 2015
    Published: 18 October 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeps.s.2017060101.11
    Abstract: Forests play a significant role in climate change mitigation by sequestering and storing more carbon from the atmosphere than any other terrestrial ecosystem. Although a number of studies have been done on carbon stock estimations, the influence of environmental factors on forest carbon stocks has not been properly addressed. This study was conduct... Show More
  • Quantitative Analysis of Ngoma Forest in Kafue National Park, Zambia

    Henry Kankomba Mwima

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1-1, February 2017
    Pages: 9-16
    Received: 15 December 2016
    Accepted: 23 December 2016
    Published: 20 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeps.s.2017060101.12
    Abstract: Ngoma Forest is one of the eleven major vegetation types in Kafue National Park. Between 1997 and 2002, a study was undertaken to quantify the vegetation and landscape of Ngoma Forest. The key vegetation measurement variables taken from fourteen 20m X 20m sampling plots were: height, diameter at breast height (DBH) and crown size. In addition to ve... Show More