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Carbon in United States Forests and Wood Products, 1987-1997: State-by-State Estimates
by Richard A. Birdsey & George M. Lewis

Total storage of carbon in the United States by region, State, and forest-ecosystem component, 1987, in thousand metric tons.

Southeast
Florida
881,457
234,901
488,820
82,063
4,794
70,880
Georgia
1,514,509
494,782
696,418
119,070
10,098
194,143
North Carolina
1,363,318
546,512
590,762
88,562
11,153
126,329
South Carolina
790,006
278,680
357,583
61,977
5,687
86,079
Virginia
1,123,620
462,869
496,141
68,454
9,446
86,710
South Central
Alabama
1,309,064
411,225
590,665
132,296
8,392
166,485
Arkansas
1,089,981
381,443
482,741
82,963
7,785
135,049
Kentucky
873,848
362,204
418,416
57,483
7,392
28,353
Louisiana
916,608
340,611
382,106
76,566
6,951
110,375
Mississippi
1,088,740
375,438
466,532
84,867
7,662
154,241
Oklahoma
327,266
54,932
208,651
45,827
1,121
16,735
Tennessee
859,862
336,987
382,467
60,641
6,877
72,890
Texas
1,109,773
318,363
589,331
116,462
6,497
79,120
Northeast and Mid-Atlantic
Connecticut
158,877
48,002
89,653
14,050
980
6,192
Delaware
32,657
11,647
15,926
2,702
238
2,144
Maine
1,700,979
312,757
1,126,052
186,859
6,383
68,929
Maryland
246,916
86,284
113,491
18,863
1,761
26,518
Massachusetts
271,579
77,653
163,863
25,764
1,585
2,713
New Hampshire
491,268
125,386
301,941
48,800
2,559
12,581
New Jersey
134,827
34,466
80,714
12,529
703
6,415
New York
1,702,154
386,652
1,111,637
158,909
7,891
37,066
Pennsylvania
1,567,850
459,073
914,255
147,948
9,369
37,205
Rhode Island
30,407
8,234
17,957
2,801
168
1,247
Vermont
440,539
98,848
284,846
42,389
2,017
12,439
West Virginia
999,358
291,680
581,795
97,606
5,953
22,324
North Central
Illinois
382,816
112,765
211,177
35,543
2,301
21,031
Indiana
392,802
117,304
223,059
34,442
2,394
15,603
Iowa
141,353
29,850
76,712
12,418
609
21,763
Michigan
1,546,249
374,572
952,530
160,035
7,644
51,468
Minnesota
1,322,776
263,397
874,437
147,545
5,375
32,021
Missouri
916,081
186,655
586,932
100,538
3,809
38,147
Ohio
598,370
157,230
357,147
59,885
3,209
20,900
Wisconsin
1,278,826
296,189
794,400
130,710
6,045
51,482
Great Plains
Kansas
96,264
20,337
48,839
8,195
415
18,478
Nebraska
50,073
12,490
24,291
4,448
255
8,590
North Dakota
32,291
5,937
18,803
3,228
121
4,202
South Dakota
122,997
32,682
60,765
23,346
667
5,536
Rocky Mountain
Arizona
1,267,238
335,096
598,629
270,159
6,839
56,515
Colorado
1,490,435
373,073
686,928
414,902
7,614
7,918
Idaho
1,820,791
563,120
788,574
361,875
11,492
95,729
Montana
1,751,765
532,139
785,443
328,035
10,860
95,288
Nevada
648,534
145,245
274,150
226,091
2,964
84
New Mexico
950,454
202,761
487,888
226,363
4,138
29,304
Utah
1,130,492
242,148
519,792
357,432
4,942
6,178
Wyoming
781,152
180,600
354,706
158,322
3,686
83,837
Pacific Coast
Alaska
10,158,232
2,094,119
5,092,489
2,913,879
42,737
15,007
California
3,375,477
944,209
1,554,093
685,808
19,270
172,098
Hawaii
90,271
4,506
68,992
16,682
92
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Oregon
2,873,802
907,354
1,136,927
515,621
18,517
295,382
Washington
2,330,685
843,107
891,137
369,387
17,206
209,847
U.S. Total
56,575,690
15,516,515
28,421,605
9,401,338
316,664
2,919,569