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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

Rocky Mountain Region (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
57,609
62,155
66,701
909
909
909
Other forest land
61,440
57,539
53,637
-780
-780
-780
Reserved timberland
16,355
17,232
18,108
175
175
175
Douglas-fir
17,933
19,292
20,650
272
272
272
Ponderosa pine
16,464
16,620
16,776
31
31
31
Western white pine
263
198
134
-13
-13
-13
Fir-spruce
16,131
17,704
19,277
315
315
315
Hemlock-Sitka spruce
1,504
1,541
1,578
7
7
7
Larch
1,817
1,374
932
-89
-89
-89
Lodgepole pine
14,550
14,445
14,341
-21
-21
-21
Redwood
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Hardwoods
11,240
12,520
13,800
256
256
256
Other forest types
6,140
5,764
5,389
-75
-75
-75
Pinyon-juniper
45,314
45,039
44,764
-55
-55
-55
Chaparral
88
107
126
4
4
4
Non-stocked
3,961
2,321
680
-328
-328
-328
Douglas-fir
1,484.0
1,594.7
1,691.7
22.15
19.40
20.78
Ponderosa pine
1,150.4
1,145.2
1,129.7
-1.04
-3.11
-2.07
Western white pine
64.4
44.2
21.3
-4.03
-4.57
-4.30
Fir-spruce
1,417.3
1,566.6
1,709.8
29.87
28.63
29.25
Hemlock-Sitka spruce
147.5
156.1
164.2
1.72
1.63
1.68
Larch
193.7
145.2
94.4
-9.71
-10.16
-9.93
Lodgepole pine
1,020.3
1,019.2
1,010.0
-0.22
-1.85
-1.04
Redwood
0.0
1.8
4.3
0.35
0.50
0.43
Other Hardwoods
739.5
837.0
900.8
19.50
12.76
16.13
Other forest types
428.7
397.6
367.4
-6.22
-6.03
-6.13
Pinyon-juniper
2,960.1
2,946.4
2,931.7
-2.75
-2.94
-2.85
Chaparral
6.5
7.0
7.6
0.11
0.11
0.11
Non-stocked
228.5
134.4
40.0
-18.82
-18.88
-18.85
Biomass
2,626.7
2,673.7
2,720.2
9.4
9.3
9.4
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
2,343.2
2,369.7
2,390.7
5.3
4.2
4.8
Soils
4,496.1
4,516.1
4,536.4
4.0
4.1
4.0
Wood products and landfills
374.9
436.0
425.5
12.2
-2.1
5.1
Biomass
5,079.9
5,255.1
5,408.2
35.0
30.6
32.8
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
2,785.1
2,518.4
2,249.5
-53.3
-53.8
-53.6
Soils
280.5
275.7
265.5
-0.9
-2.0
-1.5
Wood products and landfills
1,695.4
1,946.2
2,149.7
50.2
40.7
45.4
National Forest
0.0
-2.3
1.8
-0.5
0.8
0.2
Other Public
0.0
-5.3
-10.7
-1.1
-1.1
-1.1
Forest Industry
0.0
-4.7
-8.5
-0.9
-0.8
-0.9
Other Private
0.0
4.0
7.4
0.8
0.7
0.7