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Title
Report on the workshop on technical and scientific aspects of ecosystems with high-carbon reservoirs not covered by other agenda items under the Convention. Note by the secretariat.

Corporate Author
UNFCCC. Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA)

Electronic version available
English
350 kB

Abstract
This document contains the report on the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice workshop on technical and scientific aspects of ecosystems with high-carbon reservoirs not covered by other agenda items under the Convention, held on 24–25 October 2013 in Bonn, Germany. The report summarizes the information provided by scientific experts and representatives of Parties, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and international and regional research programmes and organizations on the technical and scientific aspects of ecosystems with high-carbon reservoirs, such as coastal marine ecosystems, in the context of wider mitigation and adaptation efforts. It also provides a summary of the main technical and scientific elements arising from the workshop.

Notes
Item 6 of the provisional agenda
Research and systematic observation
This document is available in English only

Document code
FCCC/SBSTA/2014/INF.1

Publisher
United Nations Office at Geneva
Place of Publication
Geneva (Switzerland)
Publication date
01/04/2014
Call number
Master copy

Meeting
Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), Fortieth session, 4–15 June 2014, Bonn, Germany

Keywords
adaptation
carbon sequestration
ecosystems
marine ecosystems
mitigation
reservoirs