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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

Northeast Region (CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, Pa, VT, WV) Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
79,836
79,379
78,923
-91
-91
-91
Other forest land
1,270
1,434
1,598
33
33
33
Reserved timberland
4,176
4,570
4,963
79
79
79
White-red-jack pine
7,949
7,194
6,440
-151
-151
-151
Spruce-fir
10,486
9,576
8,667
-182
-182
-182
Longleaf-slash pine (planted)
0
0
0
0
0
0
Longleaf-slash pine (natural)
0
0
0
0
0
0
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (planted)
0
0
0
0
0
0
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
1,778
1,737
1,697
-8
-8
-8
Oak-pine
2,628
2,566
2,504
-12
-12
-12
Oak-hickory
24,494
25,142
25,790
130
130
130
Oak-gum-cypress
377
412
447
7
7
7
Elm-ash-cottonwood
3,787
3,186
2,585
-120
-120
-120
Maple-beech-birch
29,883
31,449
33,016
313
313
313
Aspen-birch
3,258
3,660
4,061
80
80
80
Other forest types
0
0
0
0
0
0
Non-stocked
644
460
277
-37
-37
-37
White-red-jack pine
813.4
759.7
706.1
-10.75
-10.71
-10.73
Spruce-fir
1,034.7
942.4
849.1
-18.46
-18.67
-18.56
Longleaf-slash pine (planted)
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Longleaf-slash pine (natural)
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (planted)
0.0
-0.4
-0.8
-0.08
-0.08
-0.08
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
95.7
96.1
96.4
0.07
0.07
0.07
Oak-pine
171.6
170.7
170.1
-0.16
-0.13
-0.15
Oak-hickory
2,064.5
2,154.3
2,244.7
17.96
18.08
18.02
Oak-gum-cypress
25.5
27.7
29.8
0.42
0.43
0.43
Elm-ash-cottonwood
250.9
190.7
131.6
-12.03
-11.82
-11.93
Maple-beech-birch
2,971.2
3,203.2
3,432.9
46.39
45.94
46.17
Aspen-birch
251.1
286.3
321.3
7.04
7.01
7.03
Other forest types
45.9
49.8
53.1
0.77
0.66
0.72
Non-stocked
52.8
38.0
23.5
-2.95
-2.90
-2.93
 
1987-1992
1992-1997
1987-1997
Biomass
1,980.3
2,088.8
2,197.8
21.7
21.8
21.8
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
759.2
755.9
752.6
-0.7
-0.7
-0.7
Soils
4,802.1
4,813.4
4,824.9
2.2
2.3
2.3
Wood products and landfills
235.8
260.4
282.6
4.9
4.4
4.7
Biomass
269.1
270.5
272.3
0.29
0.35
0.32
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
1062.5
1100.4
1137.6
7.57
7.44
7.51
Soils
1238.7
1175.8
1104.2
-12.57
-14.33
-13.45
Wood products and landfills
5207.1
5371.8
5543.9
32.94
34.41
33.67
National Forest
0.0
-11.1
-19.2
-2.2
-1.6
-1.9
Other Public
0.0
-4.8
-9.5
-1.0
-0.9
-1.0
Forest Industry
0.0
-14.4
-27.5
-2.9
-2.6
-2.8
Other Private
0.0
2.1
4.5
0.4
0.5
0.5