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Research Title: Dr.
Contact First Name: Ken
Contact Surname: Byrne
Contact Address:Department of Life Sciences University of Limerick Limerick Ireland
Telephone Contact Number: 353 61 202878
Fax Contact Number: 353 61 331490
Email Address: email@example.com
Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation
Higher Education Organisation Name: University of Limerick
Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:
Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: http://scieng.ul.ie/departments/life-sciences/people/ken-byrne
Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Principcal research interest is the impact of land use and land use change on soil carbon stocks. Currently working on soil carbon stocks in forest and grassland soils, impact of afforestation on soil respiration in organic and organo mineral soils, forest ecosystem services, nutrient pools in forest biomass.
Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Land use and land use change afforestation soil carbon stocks greenhouse gas emissions soil respiration carbon storage in wood products
This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:
Member of EPA Horizon 2020 (Climate Change) Working Group
This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:
χNo Climate Change JPI sub-interests specified
Lead Author of the 2004 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Good Practice Guidance for Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry. Lead Author of the 2006 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Guidelines, Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use. Lead Author of the 2013 Supplement to the 2006 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Wetlands.
Member of Management Committee of COST Action COST Action 639 Greenhouse Gas Budget of Soils under Changing Climate and Land Use. 2006 – 2010.
This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:
Support mitigation policies, including studies that focus on impact from other sectoral policies
Further our understanding of biodiversity and the functioning of ecosystems, their interactions with social systems and their role in sustaining the economy and human wellbeing
Provide knowledge and tools for effective decision making and public engagement policies
Sustainable food security
This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows
This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:
No cross-cutting areas specified
Reviewer of research proposals in FP6 and FP7
FP5 CarboInvent Multi-source inventory methods for quantifying carbon stocks and stock changes in European forests
Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:
Environment and Resource Efficiency
COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:
COST Action E21 Contribution of Forests and Forestry to the Mitigation of Greenhouse Effects. 2000-2004 COST Action COST Action 639 Greenhouse Gas Budget of Soils under Changing Climate and Land Use. 2006 – 2010
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