The Specialized Certificate in Terrestrial Carbon Accounting is a useful program for development professionals, which aims to provide a unique and advanced educational experience in modeling carbon stocks and flows. The certificate course is developed in partnership with Tropical Forest Group (TFG)UC San Diego – Sustainability Solutions Institute, and World Wildlife Fund (WWF). It is expected that this program will train professionals from around the world that work on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) and other climate change initiatives.

The Terrestrial Carbon Accounting Certificate program will foster global best practices and skills in data acquisition, land use change detection, emissions factors for terrestrial carbon, mathematics and statistics, sharing and transparency, quality assurance, and the establishment of remote continued learning nodes of terrestrial carbon accounting excellence.

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