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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

Kentucky Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
11,908
12,128
12,347
44
44
44
Other forest land
81
56
32
-5
-5
-5
Reserved timberland
267
286
305
4
4
4
White-red-jack pine
24
34
44
2
2
2
Spruce-fir
0
0
0
0
0
0
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
54
108
11
11
11
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
838
696
555
-28
-28
-28
Oak-pine
826
850
873
5
5
5
Oak-hickory
9,356
9,560
9,763
41
41
41
Oak-gum-cypress
35
108
181
15
15
15
Elm-ash-cottonwood
513
483
453
-6
-6
-6
Maple-beech-birch
580
641
701
12
12
12
Aspen-birch
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other forest types
0
0
0
0
0
0
Non-stocked
85
45
6
-8
-8
-8
White-red-jack pine
2.5
3.4
4.3
0.18
0.18
0.18
Spruce-fir
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
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)
0.1
3.0
5.6
0.59
0.53
0.56
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
43.8
36.7
29.8
-1.42
-1.39
-1.40
Oak-pine
48.7
49.8
51.0
0.22
0.22
0.22
Oak-hickory
670.1
679.7
691.8
1.92
2.41
2.17
Oak-gum-cypress
2.0
6.5
10.6
0.89
0.83
0.86
Elm-ash-cottonwood
33.8
32.5
31.4
-0.26
-0.22
-0.24
Maple-beech-birch
60.7
67.7
74.9
1.40
1.43
1.41
Aspen-birch
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Other forest types
8.1
8.5
10.0
0.07
0.31
0.19
Non-stocked
4.4
2.4
0.4
-0.40
-0.40
-0.40
 
Biomass
369.6
387.0
404.4
3.48
3.48
3.48
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
57.5
55.9
54.3
-0.31
-0.33
-0.32
Soils
418.4
417.1
414.8
-0.27
-0.44
-0.36
Wood products and landfills
28.8
30.3
36.2
0.29
1.17
0.73
National Forest
49.5
51.0
52.8
0.31
0.34
0.33
Other Public
37.8
42.1
46.5
0.85
0.89
0.87
Forest Industry
13.8
14.0
14.3
0.05
0.06
0.05
Other Private
773.3
783.1
796.1
1.97
2.59
2.28
Biomass
0.0
-1.8
-2.2
-0.35
-0.10
-0.22
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
0.0
-0.3
-0.6
-0.06
-0.06
-0.06
Soils
0.0
-1.2
-2.4
-0.25
-0.24
-0.24
Wood products and landfills
0.0
0.2
0.4
0.04
0.04
0.04