E-learning Course on Carbon Monitoring in CDM Afforestation/Reforestation Projects

4 Mar 2013 - 15 Mar 2013

This e-learning course presents the methods for carbon monitoring in afforestation and reforestation projects under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and includes three modules:

- Module 1: Preparing for Project Monitoring (reviews key concepts, such as carbon pools, project stratification and boundary, sampling design and species data)

- Module 2: Monitoring Forest Carbon Stocks (how to measure various forest carbon pools)

- Module 3: Monitoring Project Emissions and Leakage (explores sources of project emissions and leakage) 

The course is made up of two parts: (1) three self-paced multimedia learning modules, each of which is around 1 hour; and (2) online facilitated discussion forums. Participants are expected to devote a total of 8 hours to complete this course.

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