Evaluation of Disturbed Peatland/Forest CO2 Emissions by Atmospheric Concentration Measurements

  • Gen Inoue
  • Masahiro KawasakiEmail author


Due to its portability in the field measurement of hot fires, a fiber Fabry-Perot interferometer was used to measure CO2 emissions from locations over a wide area and unpredictable local sources in forest/peatland fires near Parangka Raya, Indonesia, during the dry season of 2011. For nocturnal CO2 emission measurement from peatlands, a cost-effective methodology is proposed, with which data processing is easier than the conventional eddy covariant and chamber methods. With the tempearture-inversion trap method the CO2 flux from the peatlands in Parangka Raya was measured in 2013.


MRV Fiber optics Latent flux Inversion layer Trapping 



This work is sponsored by the JICA-JST SATREPS project, JST and GRENE-ei programs from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Japan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Atmosphere and Ocean Research InstituteThe University of TokyoKashiwaJapan
  2. 2.Solar Terrestrial Environment LaboratoryNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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