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Chapter 2: Current and Historical Trends in Use, Management and Disturbance of United States Forest Lands-English Unit Data
by Richard A. Birdsey & George M. Lewis

Table 17. Average area of forest land harvested annually, by method and region, 1980-19901.

 
  Northeast
203
1,348
1,551
  North Central and Great Plains
256
385
641
  Southeast
1,591
539
2,130
  South Central
1,091
2,744
3,835
  Intermountain
106
224
330
  Pacific Coast
449
821
1,270
  Alaska
41
7
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1Smith, W.B. (personal communication).


Users of these tables are kindly requested to cite their source:
Birdsey, Richard A.; Lewis, George M. 2002. Current and Historical Trends in Use,
Management and Disturbance of United States Forest Lands. IN: Kimble, John et al. (eds.),
The Potential of U.S. Forest Soils to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect.
Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. XXX p.