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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

Pennsylvania Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
15,918
15,885
15,853
-7
-7
-7
Other forest land
371
295
219
-15
-15
-15
Reserved timberland
708
771
833
12
12
12
White-red-jack pine
887
851
814
-7
-7
-7
Spruce-fir
56
66
75
2
2
2
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
0
0
0
0
0
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
147
145
143
0
0
0
Oak-pine
288
324
359
7
7
7
Oak-hickory
8,457
8,237
8,016
-44
-44
-44
Oak-gum-cypress
0
12
24
2
2
2
Elm-ash-cottonwood
569
485
400
-17
-17
-17
Maple-beech-birch
5,995
6,319
6,644
65
65
65
Aspen-birch
441
414
387
-5
-5
-5
Other forest types
0
0
0
0
0
0
Non-stocked
155
99
43
-11
-11
-11
White-red-jack pine
89.0
88.0
86.9
-0.19
-0.22
-0.21
Spruce-fir
5.3
5.9
6.3
0.11
0.10
0.10
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)
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
7.6
8.1
8.4
0.09
0.08
0.08
Oak-pine
19.9
21.4
22.9
0.29
0.30
0.29
Oak-hickory
726.3
705.8
684.6
-4.09
-4.25
-4.17
Oak-gum-cypress
0.0
0.6
1.1
0.11
0.11
0.11
Elm-ash-cottonwood
31.5
26.7
21.9
-0.97
-0.95
-0.96
Maple-beech-birch
642.7
682.3
720.9
7.91
7.73
7.82
Aspen-birch
32.4
31.3
30.2
-0.21
-0.21
-0.21
Other forest types
7.3
8.0
8.6
0.14
0.12
0.13
Non-stocked
10.4
6.4
2.5
-0.80
-0.78
-0.79
Biomass
468.4
470.3
472.3
0.37
0.40
0.39
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
147.9
146.6
145.2
-0.27
-0.29
-0.28
Soils
914.3
920.1
926.0
1.17
1.17
1.17
Wood products and landfills
41.7
47.3
50.9
1.12
0.72
0.92
National Forest
58.1
55.9
53.7
-0.44
-0.45
-0.44
Other Public
359.0
359.6
359.7
0.12
0.02
0.07
Forest Industry
82.5
77.2
71.7
-1.06
-1.10
-1.08
Other Private
1,072.7
1,091.6
1,109.3
3.77
3.54
3.66
Biomass
0.0
-2.7
-5.1
-0.55
-0.47
-0.51
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
0.0
-1.0
-1.9
-0.19
-0.19
-0.19
Soils
0.0
-3.0
-5.5
-0.59
-0.50
-0.55
Wood products and landfills
0.0
0.3
0.7
0.07
0.08
0.07