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New Award to Work on REDD+ from California Trading Program & US State Dept.

Posted: 12.18.13
GOES and Forestry scientists will work on REDD+ forest carbon projects in Indonesia to support the California regulatory emissions trading program through the Governors Climate and Forest Fund. Work will be done in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy, Ministry of Forestry, and National Mapping Agency of Indonesia. The project will develop tools and measurements of carbon in forest biomass to support low carbon forest management and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation.
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