STRIP HAREVESTING IN PINE STANDS
Potential benefits of strip harvesting:
- Reduced CH4 and N2O emissions from soil due to avoiding of increase of the groundwater level after harvesting in comparison to clear-felling
The LIFE OrgBalt project aims to implement a wide range of innovative organic soil management measures to demonstrate how these areas can be managed sustainably, taking into account economic, social and climate aspects. 16 project demonstration sites have been established in Latvia and Finland. LIFE OrgBalt studies greenhouse gas emissions from managed organic soils – In total 51 sites are measured – they include all project demonstration sites and reference sites.