GREET Databases
Soil Carbon Data to Evaluate Land Management Impacts

Soil Carbon Data

Soil organic carbon (SOC) changes simulated for GREET’s biofuel LCA can be evaluated/refined by using empirical data of regional variations in land management changes and their impact on SOC changes for

  • Cellulosic feedstocks – corn stover and forest residues
  • Download database
  • Corn stover removal and soil carbon meta-analysis (390 KB xlsx)
  • Forest harvesting and biomass removal on soil carbon (120 KB zip)

  • Technical contact: Hoyoung Kwon ([email protected])

  • Xu et al. (2019), A global meta-analysis of soil organic carbon response to corn stover removal
  • James et al. (2021), Effects of forest harvesting and biomass removal on soil carbon and nitrogen: Two complementary meta-analyses