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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

West Virginia Estimate for 1987-1997

Timberland
11,799
11,850
11,900
10
10
10
Other forest land
27
27
27
0
0
0
Reserved timberland
116
148
181
7
7
7
White-red-jack pine
127
128
129
0
0
0
Spruce-fir
48
55
63
1
1
1
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)
483
367
251
-23
-23
-23
Oak-pine
384
408
432
5
5
5
Oak-hickory
8,277
8,744
9,210
93
93
93
Oak-gum-cypress
0
0
0
0
0
0
Elm-ash-cottonwood
438
303
169
-27
-27
-27
Maple-beech-birch
2,123
1,975
1,826
-30
-30
-30
Aspen-birch
45
33
20
-2
-2
-2
Other forest types
0
0
0
0
0
0
Non-stocked
17
13
9
-1
-1
-1
White-red-jack pine
13.6
13.7
13.8
0.02
0.02
0.02
Spruce-fir
5.6
6.3
7.0
0.14
0.15
0.15
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)
25.1
19.8
14.6
-1.06
-1.04
-1.05
Oak-pine
23.4
25.0
26.6
0.32
0.32
0.32
Oak-hickory
679.5
746.9
815.3
13.48
13.68
13.58
Oak-gum-cypress
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00
Elm-ash-cottonwood
21.2
14.7
8.4
-1.31
-1.25
-1.28
Maple-beech-birch
222.1
210.3
199.1
-2.36
-2.24
-2.30
Aspen-birch
3.3
2.3
1.4
-0.19
-0.19
-0.19
Other forest types
7.3
7.3
8.1
0.00
0.15
0.08
Non-stocked
1.2
0.9
0.6
-0.06
-0.06
-0.06
Biomass
297.6
340.9
384.3
8.66
8.67
8.66
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
97.6
97.4
97.2
-0.04
-0.04
-0.04
Soils
581.8
583.1
584.6
0.26
0.30
0.28
Wood products and landfills
25.1
25.6
28.7
0.10
0.62
0.36
National Forest
100.4
101.7
103.4
0.26
0.34
0.30
Other Public
41.8
45.2
48.7
0.69
0.69
0.69
Forest Industry
93.3
88.0
82.8
-1.05
-1.05
-1.05
Other Private
766.7
812.1
859.9
9.09
9.57
9.33
Biomass
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.00
0.06
0.03
Forest floor and coarse woody debris
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
-0.01
-0.01
-0.01
Soils
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.01
0.02
0.00
Wood products and landfills
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.00
0.00
0.00