Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Arkansas
IN-1: Innovation 1

Status Score Responsible Party
-- Expired Carlos Ochoa
Director
Office for Sustainability
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Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Carbon Sequestration Project

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome :

This research pertains to the carbon sequestration potential of the woody biomass of a portion of the Ozark Forest owned by the University of Arkansas.


A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):

The main objectives of this exploration included gathering data on a representative sampling of the land holdings, characterizing the data into sub-groups that fit the model, then modeling the sequestration rates using CTCC, the CUFR Tree Carbon Calculator from the US Forest Service.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
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Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of 5):
Yes or No
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Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
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