Track 2-05: Carbon Sequestration and Cycling

The 22rd International Grassland Congress (Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain Our Communities) took place in Sydney, Australia from September 15 through September 19, 2013.
Proceedings Editors: David L. Michalk, Geoffrey D. Millar, Warwick B. Badgery, and Kim M. Broadfoot
Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, Kite St., Orange New South Wales, Australia

22nd International Grassland Congress Theme 2:
Improving Grassland Environment and Resources:
Climate Change and Impacts on Grasslands:
Carbon Sequestration and Cycling

Contrasting Impacts of Grazing on Soil Properties and Plant Communities between Semiarid and Temperate Rangeland Ecosystems

Eduardo Medina-Roldán, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Jorge Paz-Ferreiro, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
J. Tulio Arredondo, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico
Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico
Richard D. Bardgett, University of Manchester, UK

Long-Term Field Experiment for Monitoring Soil Carbon Content in Japanese Grasslands: Initial Data from 2010 to 2012

Shoji Matsuura, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan
Hiroshi Hibino, National Livestock Breeding Center, Japan
Reiko Kazama, National Livestock Breeding Center, Japan
Hiroyuki Sasaki, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan
Masayuki Hojito, Kitasato University, Japan

Effects of Enclosure on Biomass, Carbon, Nutrient Storage and Allocation for Seriphidium transiliense in a Sagebrush Desert Grassland

Zheng Wei, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China

The Effects of Management and Vegetation on Soil Carbon Stocks in Temperate Australian Grazing Systems

Warwick B. Badgery, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Helen P. King, Australian National University, Australia
Aaron Simmons, Office of Water, Australia
Brian Murphy, Office of Environment and Heritage, Australia
Andrew Rawson, Office of Environment and Heritage, Australia
Elizabeth Warden, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

Research on Soil Carbon Storage of Alpine Grassland under Different Uses in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

Tao Li, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Youmin Gan, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Lei Ji, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Shujing Yang, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Zhongqi Song, Sichuan Agricultural University, China

Land Use Intensification Effects on Soil C Dynamics in Subtropical Grazing Land Ecosystems

Maria L. Silveira, University of Florida
Sutie Xu, University of Florida
Julius Adewopo, University of Florida
Kanika S. Inglett, University of Florida

Influence of Grassland Management on Carbon Allocation in a Semiarid Temperate Steppe

Nan Liu, China Agricultural University, China
Y. Jun Zhang, China Agricultural University, China
H. Ming Kan, China Agricultural University, China
W. Jie Lu, China Agricultural University, China

Bayesian Modeling for Estimating Cattle’s Dung position in Pasture

Rena Yoshitoshi, Hiroshima University, Japan
Nariyasu Watanabe, NARO, Japan
Kensuke Kawamura, Hiroshima University, Japan
Seiichi Sakanoue, NARO, Japan
Jihyun Lim, Hiroshima University, Japan
Taisuke Yasuda, Yamanashi Institute of Environmental Sciences, Japan

Soil Organic Carbon Stocks in a Brazilian Oxisol under Different Pasture Systems

José C. Pinto, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
Róberson M. Pimentel, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
Yuri L. Zinn, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
Fernanda H. M. Chizzotti, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil

Long-Term Impacts of Stocking Rate on Soil Carbon Sequestration in Arid Areas of South Africa

Deribe G. Talore, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Eyob Tesfamariam, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Abubeker Hassen, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Jean-François Soussana, INRA, France

Grazing and Soil Carbon, Rooting around for an Effect

Helen P. King, Australian National University, Australia

Distribution of Soil Organic Carbon Fractions as Related to Land Use and Management in the Loess Plateau, Northern China

Huige Han, Lanzhou University, China
Xudong Li, Lanzhou University, China
Decao Niu, Lanzhou University, China
Hua Fu, Lanzhou University, China

Carbon Sequestration in Relation to Shrub Size in the Desert Ecosystem

Decao Niu, Lanzhou University, China
Hongyang Chen, Lanzhou University, China
Shigao Jiang, Lanzhou University, China
Li Liu, Lanzhou University, China
Hongrong Zhang, Lanzhou University, China
Hua Fu, Lanzhou University, China

Effect of Grazing on Soil Carbon and Nitrogen in Alpine Madow, Eastern of Tibetan Plateau

Shiqing Li, Lanzhou University, China
Zhenggang Guo, Lanzhou University, China
Xue Ran, Lanzhou University, China
Yuying Shen, Lanzhou University, China

Carbon Density Distribution and Carbon Storage Estimation under Different Grazing Degradation in the Typical Steppe

Sarula Wu, Institute of Grassland Research of CAAS, China
Xiangyang Hou, Institute of Grassland Research of CAAS, China
Yong Ding, Institute of Grassland Research of CAAS, China
Weibo Ren, Institute of Grassland Research of CAAS, China

Effects of Rain Events on Carbon Fluxes from Biological Soil Crusts

Chunping Zhang, Lanzhou University, China
Xudong Li, Lanzhou University, China
Decao Niu, Lanzhou University, China
Hongrong Zhang, Lanzhou University, China
Hua Fu, Lanzhou University, China