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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

South Central Region (AL, AR, KY, LA, MS, OK, TN, TX) Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
112,126
114,161
116,196
407
407
407
Other forest land
8,835
8,438
8,040
-80
-80
-80
Reserved timberland
1,629
1,415
1,202
-43
-43
-43
 
White-red-jack pine
112
113
113
0
0
0
Spruce-fir
20
10
0
-2
-2
-2
Longleaf-slash pine (planted)
1,517
1,560
1,604
9
9
9
Longleaf-slash pine (natural)
2,180
1,857
1,534
-65
-65
-65
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (planted)
5,226
8,355
11,484
626
626
626
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
20,858
18,527
16,196
-466
-466
-466
Oak-pine
18,661
18,624
18,587
-7
-7
-7
Oak-hickory
55,285
53,552
51,819
-347
-347
-347
Oak-gum-cypress
16,048
16,141
16,234
19
19
19
Elm-ash-cottonwood
1,596
1,575
1,554
-4
-4
-4
Maple-beech-birch
681
747
812
13
13
13
Aspen-birch
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other forest types
0
2,562
5,124
512
512
512
Non-stocked
407
393
380
-3
-3
-3
White-red-jack pine
12.0
12.2
12.6
0.04
0.07
0.06
Spruce-fir
2.1
1.1
0.0
-0.21
-0.21
-0.21
Longleaf-slash pine (planted)
81.8
87.4
93.2
1.12
1.16
1.14
Longleaf-slash pine (natural)
116.2
103.0
89.8
-2.64
-2.63
-2.64
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (planted)
314.5
463.6
616.1
29.81
30.50
30.15
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
1,274.8
1,165.1
1,060.9
-21.95
-20.85
-21.40
Oak-pine
1,124.1
1,146.4
1,171.7
4.47
5.06
4.76
Oak-hickory
3,337.2
3,370.0
3,418.5
6.55
9.71
8.13
Oak-gum-cypress
1,035.3
1,093.7
1,153.8
11.68
12.02
11.85
Elm-ash-cottonwood
101.9
102.7
104.0
0.16
0.27
0.21
Maple-beech-birch
71.2
79.1
87.1
1.60
1.59
1.60
Aspen-birch
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Other forest types
84.1
201.2
323.6
23.43
24.47
23.95
Non-stocked
20.0
18.1
16.2
-0.38
-0.37
-0.38
Biomass
2,633.9
2,755.3
2,877.0
24.29
24.34
24.32
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
657.1
670.6
685.6
2.70
2.99
2.85
Soils
3,520.9
3,565.5
3,614.4
8.92
9.78
9.35
Wood products and landfills
763.2
852.1
970.4
17.77
23.65
20.71
National Forest
508.8
513.9
518.1
1.01
0.84
0.92
Other Public
325.9
359.4
394.0
6.70
6.90
6.80
Forest Industry
1,359.1
1,415.9
1,477.2
11.38
12.26
11.82
Other Private
5,381.3
5,554.3
5,758.1
34.59
40.77
37.68
Biomass
0.0
-18.7
-25.7
-3.74
-1.40
-2.57
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
0.0
-6.1
-12.2
-1.21
-1.22
-1.22
Soils
0.0
-14.0
-26.1
-2.79
-2.42
-2.61
Wood products and landfills
0.0
11.4
24.5
2.29
2.61
2.45