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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

Washington Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
17,514
17,466
17,418
-10
-10
-10
Other forest land
1,710
1,345
980
-73
-73
-73
Reserved timberland
3,297
3,396
3,495
20
20
20
Douglas-fir
10,224
9,270
8,316
-191
-191
-191
Ponderosa pine
2,656
2,385
2,114
-54
-54
-54
Western white pine
7
11
14
1
1
1
Fir-spruce
1,458
2,020
2,582
112
112
112
Hemlock-Sitka spruce
3,594
4,313
5,033
144
144
144
Larch
586
401
217
-37
-37
-37
Lodgepole pine
833
796
759
-7
-7
-7
Redwood
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Hardwoods
2,288
2,190
2,093
-19
-19
-19
Other forest types
478
316
155
-32
-32
-32
Pinyon-juniper
0
1
2
0
0
0
Chaparral
0
83
165
17
17
17
Non-stocked
398
420
443
4
4
4
Douglas-fir
1,151.0
1,054.1
953.4
-19.39
-20.13
-19.76
Ponderosa pine
206.9
187.4
167.3
-3.91
-4.01
-3.96
Western white pine
0.7
0.8
1.0
0.03
0.03
0.03
Fir-spruce
167.6
224.2
280.1
11.31
11.19
11.25
Hemlock-Sitka spruce
395.4
470.1
543.3
14.93
14.64
14.79
Larch
58.0
41.3
22.9
-3.33
-3.68
-3.51
Lodgepole pine
60.5
59.5
58.4
-0.20
-0.22
-0.21
Redwood
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Other Hardwoods
197.6
197.7
198.0
0.02
0.06
0.04
Other forest types
43.5
28.3
12.9
-3.03
-3.09
-3.06
Pinyon-juniper
0.0
0.1
0.1
0.01
0.02
0.01
Chaparral
0.0
6.9
13.7
1.37
1.37
1.37
Non-stocked
28.1
30.5
33.0
0.48
0.49
0.48
Biomass
860.3
842.7
825.2
-3.52
-3.51
-3.52
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
369.4
367.1
364.3
-0.47
-0.56
-0.51
Soils
891.1
887.1
883.0
-0.82
-0.82
-0.82
Wood products and landfills
188.5
203.9
211.7
3.09
1.56
2.33
National Forest
828.7
837.9
843.1
1.85
1.04
1.44
Other Public
468.5
449.3
429.6
-3.84
-3.95
-3.89
Forest Industry
543.0
526.0
508.2
-3.40
-3.57
-3.49
Other Private
469.0
487.5
503.2
3.69
3.15
3.42
Biomass
0.0
-4.7
-9.4
-0.93
-0.94
-0.94
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
0.0
-2.5
-5.0
-0.50
-0.50
-0.50
Soils
0.0
-3.1
-6.1
-0.61
-0.61
-0.61
Wood products and landfills
0.0
2.8
6.0
0.57
0.64
0.60