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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 Carolina Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
12,179
12,299
12,419
24
24
24
Other forest land
0
0
0
0
0
0
Reserved timberland
78
155
232
15
15
15
 
White-red-jack pine
11
11
11
0
0
0
Spruce-fir
0
0
0
0
0
0
Longleaf-slash pine (planted)
356
306
255
-10
-10
-10
Longleaf-slash pine (natural)
413
377
342
-7
-7
-7
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (planted)
1,645
2,027
2,409
76
76
76
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
2,983
2,770
2,556
-43
-43
-43
Oak-pine
1,541
1,712
1,883
34
34
34
Oak-hickory
2,513
2,546
2,578
6
6
6
Oak-gum-cypress
2,273
2,349
2,425
15
15
15
Elm-ash-cottonwood
248
174
100
-15
-15
-15
Maple-beech-birch
0
0
0
0
0
0
Aspen-birch
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other forest types
0
0
0
0
0
0
Non-stocked
274
183
92
-18
-18
-18
White-red-jack pine
1.2
1.3
1.3
0.00
0.00
0.00
Spruce-fir
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Longleaf-slash pine (planted)
19.0
16.7
14.4
-0.46
-0.46
-0.46
Longleaf-slash pine (natural)
24.6
22.6
20.8
-0.39
-0.37
-0.38
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (planted)
92.2
108.1
124.4
3.18
3.25
3.21
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
190.3
178.1
165.3
-2.45
-2.56
-2.51
Oak-pine
92.3
102.6
113.3
2.06
2.13
2.10
Oak-hickory
165.4
171.5
178.1
1.22
1.32
1.27
Oak-gum-cypress
175.4
180.4
185.5
1.02
1.01
1.01
Elm-ash-cottonwood
19.6
13.5
7.2
-1.23
-1.25
-1.24
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
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Non-stocked
9.9
6.8
3.5
-0.62
-0.66
-0.64
Biomass
284.4
279.8
275.2
-0.92
-0.92
-0.92
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
62.0
65.8
69.7
0.77
0.77
0.77
Soils
357.6
358.2
358.7
0.12
0.09
0.11
Wood products and landfills
86.1
97.9
110.2
2.36
2.47
2.41
National Forest
42.4
41.9
41.0
-0.11
-0.18
-0.14
Other Public
39.2
42.6
46.4
0.68
0.77
0.72
Forest Industry
162.0
155.9
149.1
-1.23
-1.35
-1.29
Other Private
546.4
561.4
577.2
3.00
3.17
3.09
Biomass
0.0
-1.6
-0.8
-0.31
0.16
-0.08
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
0.0
-0.5
-1.0
-0.10
-0.11
-0.10
Soils
0.0
-1.2
-2.1
-0.24
-0.18
-0.21
Wood products and landfills
0.0
1.2
2.7
0.25
0.29
0.27