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Heiðardalur, Mýrdalshreppur

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Estimated Credits

Est. yearly average

1,167C02t per year

Est. total average

59,522C02t

Crediting start date

Oct 1, 2026

Crediting period

50 years

Organization
H
Heiðarlax ehf
Location
Vík í Mýrdal
Project type
Sequestration / Removal
Project status
under_development
Methodology
FCC
Sector
Afforestation and reforestation

Location

Vík í Mýrdal
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Lat=63° 28' 23.85" N

Lng=18° 58' 25.91" W

Project description

A carbon sequestration project in Heiðardalur, Mýrdalshreppur, based on a total afforestation land area of 100 ha and a given species selection, 50 ha of black cottonwood, 40 ha of Sitka spruce, 5 ha of lodgepole pine and 5 ha of downy birch are expected to be planted over 5 years. The project goal is carbon sequestration, improved hydrology, soil conservation, and an improvement of freshwater fish habitats in adjacent lake and river. In addition, diverse forest environment will be created for various biota and for outdoor recreation and the possibility of future timber production will be provided.

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