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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

California Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
16,712
17,332
17,952
124
124
124
Other forest land
17,766
16,196
14,626
-314
-314
-314
Reserved timberland
4,903
5,435
5,968
107
107
107
 
Douglas-fir
1,718
2,060
2,402
68
68
68
Ponderosa pine
5,717
6,830
7,944
223
223
223
Western white pine
5
186
366
36
36
36
Fir-spruce
7,810
6,007
4,205
-361
-361
-361
Hemlock-Sitka spruce
59
41
24
-3
-3
-3
Larch
0
0
0
0
0
0
Lodgepole pine
952
702
452
-50
-50
-50
Redwood
1,270
1,090
910
-36
-36
-36
Other Hardwoods
9,781
9,327
8,873
-91
-91
-91
Other forest types
1,229
3,905
6,581
535
535
535
Pinyon-juniper
2,699
2,161
1,622
-108
-108
-108
Chaparral
8,021
6,424
4,827
-319
-319
-319
Non-stocked
120
231
341
22
22
22
Unused
0
0
0
0
0
0
Douglas-fir
195.9
243.2
290.2
9.46
9.40
9.43
Ponderosa pine
497.7
626.5
757.8
25.76
26.25
26.01
Western white pine
0.4
15.5
30.7
3.02
3.03
3.03
Fir-spruce
810.7
636.3
455.5
-34.88
-36.17
-35.52
Hemlock-Sitka spruce
4.5
3.3
2.1
-0.24
-0.24
-0.24
Larch
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Lodgepole pine
72.4
54.2
36.1
-3.62
-3.62
-3.62
Redwood
169.6
151.2
131.0
-3.68
-4.03
-3.85
Other Hardwoods
673.1
658.7
645.5
-2.87
-2.64
-2.76
Other forest types
104.0
326.5
549.0
44.51
44.49
44.50
Pinyon-juniper
203.6
159.4
114.9
-8.84
-8.89
-8.87
Chaparral
606.8
485.4
364.0
-24.28
-24.28
-24.28
Non-stocked
6.2
13.4
20.4
1.43
1.40
1.42
Unused
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Biomass
963.5
988.7
1,014.1
5.04
5.09
5.06
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
685.8
678.7
670.8
-1.42
-1.58
-1.50
Soils
1,554.1
1,549.8
1,545.7
-0.85
-0.83
-0.84
Wood products and landfills
141.6
156.5
166.7
3.00
2.03
2.51
National Forest
1,570.3
1,557.5
1,540.0
-2.56
-3.50
-3.03
Other Public
370.2
390.6
410.9
4.09
4.06
4.07
Forest Industry
303.2
330.7
357.0
5.48
5.27
5.38
Other Private
1,101.2
1,095.0
1,089.3
-1.24
-1.13
-1.19
Biomass
0.0
-7.4
-14.8
-1.47
-1.48
-1.48
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
0.0
-5.0
-9.9
-0.99
-0.99
-0.99
Soils
0.0
-5.3
-10.5
-1.07
-1.04
-1.05
Wood products and landfills
0.0
4.8
10.2
0.96
1.08
1.02