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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

Virginia Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
15,570
15,457
15,345
-23
-23
-23
Other forest land
62
55
47
-1
-1
-1
Reserved timberland
476
565
655
18
18
18
White-red-jack pine
193
202
211
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)
1,133
1,274
1,416
28
28
28
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
2,077
1,880
1,683
-39
-39
-39
Oak-pine
1,715
1,818
1,921
21
21
21
Oak-hickory
10,037
9,644
9,250
-79
-79
-79
Oak-gum-cypress
369
386
403
3
3
3
Elm-ash-cottonwood
299
269
239
-6
-6
-6
Maple-beech-birch
84
115
145
6
6
6
Aspen-birch
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other forest types
0
338
675
68
68
68
Non-stocked
200
152
104
-10
-10
-10
White-red-jack pine
20.7
23.3
26.0
0.52
0.55
0.53
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)
66.2
74.1
81.8
1.58
1.54
1.56
Loblolly-shortleaf pine (natural)
136.6
128.8
120.8
-1.55
-1.61
-1.58
Oak-pine
110.9
120.1
129.6
1.85
1.89
1.87
Oak-hickory
721.2
718.8
716.8
-0.49
-0.41
-0.45
Oak-gum-cypress
31.0
31.6
32.1
0.11
0.11
0.11
Elm-ash-cottonwood
20.3
18.1
15.9
-0.45
-0.44
-0.44
Maple-beech-birch
9.7
14.1
18.5
0.88
0.89
0.89
Aspen-birch
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Other forest types
0.0
21.3
42.7
4.27
4.27
4.27
Non-stocked
7.1
5.4
3.6
-0.34
-0.35
-0.35
Biomass
472.3
488.0
503.7
3.13
3.15
3.14
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
68.5
69.1
69.6
0.14
0.08
0.11
Soils
496.1
502.0
507.8
1.17
1.16
1.17
Wood products and landfills
86.7
96.5
106.7
1.95
2.04
2.00
National Forest
109.0
114.7
120.7
1.15
1.19
1.17
Other Public
66.3
69.4
72.3
0.61
0.59
0.60
Forest Industry
114.9
113.0
111.2
-0.37
-0.37
-0.37
Other Private
833.4
858.5
883.6
5.02
5.03
5.02
Biomass
0.0
-4.0
-7.4
-0.80
-0.68
-0.74
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
0.0
-0.7
-1.4
-0.14
-0.14
-0.14
Soils
0.0
-2.0
-3.8
-0.41
-0.36
-0.38
Wood products and landfills
0.0
1.2
2.8
0.24
0.32
0.28