Monthly Archives: May 2017

Should carbon stored in marine sediments be reported as part of greenhouse gas inventories?


The amount of carbon stored in marine sediments within national exclusive economic zones (EEZs) – areas of coastal water and seabed within a certain distance of a country’s coastline -, can be equal to or larger than carbon stored on land, new research by Silvania Avelar, Tessa van Voort and Timothy Eglinton published in Carbon Balance and Management shows.