USDA Forest ServiceSkip navigational links  
 Northern Global Change Research Program

National Totals

EPA Logo

 
 Norhtern Global Change Research Program Logo
 United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. USDA logo which links to the department's national site. Forest Service logo which links to the agency's national site.
 

Publications & Products

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, 1997, in thousand metric tons.

Southeast
Florida
916,173
246,454
483,162
89,249
5,030
92,279
Georgia
1,624,103
523,277
711,078
136,714
10,679
242,355
North Carolina
1,427,267
564,845
599,389
90,760
11,527
160,746
South Carolina
813,720
269,670
358,663
69,665
5,503
110,219
Virginia
1,187,812
493,659
507,832
69,560
10,075
106,686
South Central
Alabama
1,426,321
449,496
609,438
136,968
9,173
221,246
Arkansas
1,234,842
437,992
527,145
97,414
8,939
163,353
Kentucky
909,113
396,299
414,845
54,305
8,088
35,576
Louisiana
972,417
349,766
400,661
75,820
7,138
139,032
Mississippi
1,246,852
403,568
521,441
115,862
8,236
197,745
Oklahoma
364,492
86,652
211,444
42,290
1,768
22,336
Tennessee
940,338
394,739
388,670
59,256
8,056
89,618
Texas
1,053,030
300,990
540,791
103,642
6,143
101,464
Northeast and Mid-Atlantic
Connecticut
165,157
49,611
92,560
15,276
1,012
6,698
Delaware
32,052
12,618
14,229
2,677
258
2,270
Maine
1,685,808
308,092
1,108,755
178,690
6,288
83,983
Maryland
257,266
90,939
116,110
19,968
1,856
28,393
Massachusetts
290,414
86,193
170,425
27,663
1,759
4,373
New Hampshire
521,669
150,482
303,359
47,758
3,071
17,000
New Jersey
149,970
45,542
82,237
13,753
929
7,508
New York
1,754,185
422,062
1,121,331
157,458
8,614
44,721
Pennsylvania
1,588,828
462,858
925,983
145,183
9,446
45,357
Rhode Island
30,938
8,316
18,059
3,048
170
1,345
Vermont
490,012
140,575
287,259
43,899
2,869
15,410
West Virginia
1,091,609
376,586
584,592
97,237
7,685
25,508
North Central
Illinois
387,708
112,770
212,484
35,859
2,301
24,294
Indiana
435,537
155,207
222,621
34,955
3,167
19,587
Iowa
155,754
39,593
76,450
16,709
808
22,195
Michigan
1,695,653
480,124
969,388
170,464
9,798
65,879
Minnesota
1,350,092
277,618
875,656
148,426
5,666
42,725
Missouri
976,576
212,297
604,712
111,702
4,333
43,533
Ohio
672,114
212,269
364,827
65,768
4,332
24,918
Wisconsin
1,339,790
334,411
803,670
128,563
6,825
66,321
Great Plains
Kansas
119,463
27,864
62,117
9,627
569
19,286
Nebraska
63,986
18,222
30,054
5,954
372
9,384
North Dakota
44,218
9,114
25,231
5,562
186
4,124
South Dakota
117,763
27,305
61,298
21,983
557
6,620
Rocky Mountain
Arizona
1,303,092
337,613
623,332
272,886
6,890
62,370
Colorado
1,494,658
383,527
687,394
405,042
7,827
10,868
Idaho
1,858,184
597,918
783,352
354,065
12,202
110,647
Montana
1,869,287
554,445
795,772
376,290
11,315
131,466
Nevada
699,284
162,603
280,677
252,510
3,318
175
New Mexico
926,744
186,141
488,598
220,976
3,799
27,230
Utah
1,110,523
244,553
514,343
339,524
4,991
7,112
Wyoming
811,091
199,030
362,938
169,398
4,062
75,663
Pacific Coast
Alaska
10,073,220
2,080,362
5,075,902
2,853,571
42,456
20,928
California
3,436,367
993,819
1,545,685
670,831
20,282
205,751
Hawaii
90,289
4,506
68,992
16,700
92
----------
Oregon
2,962,380
970,136
1,145,547
509,871
19,799
317,026
Washington
2,309,458
808,649
882,986
364,261
16,503
237,059
U.S. Total
58,477,619
16,501,381
28,663,483
9,455,609
336,763
3,520,382