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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

Louisiana Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
13,873
13,783
13,693
-18
-18
-18
Other forest land
0
0
0
0
0
0
Reserved timberland
10
50
90
8
8
8
 
1987-1992
1992-1997
1987-1997
White-red-jack pine
0
0
0
0
0
0
Spruce-fir
0
0
0
0
0
0
Longleaf-slash pine (planted)
544
561
579
3
3
3
Longleaf-slash pine (natural)
389
330
270
-12
-12
-12
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (planted)
939
1,259
1,580
64
64
64
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
3,105
2,818
2,531
-57
-57
-57
Oak-pine
1,913
1,889
1,865
-5
-5
-5
Oak-hickory
2,171
2,121
2,072
-10
-10
-10
Oak-gum-cypress
4,378
4,354
4,330
-5
-5
-5
Elm-ash-cottonwood
412
404
396
-2
-2
-2
Maple-beech-birch
0
0
0
0
0
0
Aspen-birch
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other forest types
0
45
90
9
9
9
Non-stocked
32
51
70
4
4
4
White-red-jack pine
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Spruce-fir
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Longleaf-slash pine (planted)
32.1
34.2
36.2
0.43
0.41
0.42
Longleaf-slash pine (natural)
21.1
19.3
17.6
-0.35
-0.35
-0.35
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (planted)
59.5
75.9
92.2
3.28
3.26
3.27
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
207.1
192.2
177.3
-2.98
-2.99
-2.98
Oak-pine
128.6
131.2
133.6
0.53
0.48
0.51
Oak-hickory
147.8
154.4
160.8
1.33
1.29
1.31
Oak-gum-cypress
283.1
295.6
308.2
2.50
2.51
2.51
Elm-ash-cottonwood
28.8
29.0
29.2
0.04
0.04
0.04
Maple-beech-birch
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Aspen-birch
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Other forest types
8.3
12.0
15.6
0.73
0.74
0.73
Non-stocked
1.2
1.8
2.5
0.13
0.14
0.13
Biomass
347.6
352.2
356.9
0.93
0.93
0.93
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
76.6
76.0
75.8
-0.11
-0.04
-0.07
Soils
382.1
391.4
400.7
1.85
1.86
1.86
Wood products and landfills
111.2
126.1
139.9
2.97
2.77
2.87
National Forest
44.1
44.8
45.1
0.15
0.06
0.10
Other Public
42.8
45.6
48.1
0.57
0.51
0.54
Forest Industry
235.9
253.3
270.3
3.48
3.39
3.43
Other Private
594.7
601.9
609.8
1.44
1.58
1.51
Biomass
0.0
-4.2
-7.5
-0.84
-0.67
-0.75
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
0.0
-1.0
-1.9
-0.19
-0.19
-0.19
Soils
0.0
-2.3
-4.4
-0.45
-0.42
-0.44
Wood products and landfills
0.0
2.1
4.5
0.42
0.48
0.45