Landscape-Scale Carbon Accounting (SNC #CCI005)

Summary

SCH Number
2019038355
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Landscape-Scale Carbon Accounting (SNC #CCI005)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/14/2019
Project Applicant
USDA, Forest Service, Region 5, Remote Sensing Laboratory

Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide CCI funding in the amount of $350,000 to the USDA, Forest Service, Region 5, Remote Sensing Laboratory to leverage existing datasets and test future forecasting computer models on the TSCI landscape, the impacts of management activities, and the growth and mortality impacts of drought and fire within TCSI forests. Researchers will use existing TCSI LiDAR to develop a fine-scale above-ground forest carbon data layer by small watershed, including how much of that carbon is in various size classes of trees.

Contact Information
Andrea Willams
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4682

Location

Counties
El Dorado Nevada Placer Sierra Yuba
Other Location Info
Reserach within the Tahoe National Forest and Eldorado National Forest.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15306
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE for full details. Project consists of basic data collection, research, and resource evaluation activities that do not involve physical alterations to the environment and will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019038355   PDF 39 K

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