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The Potential of U.S. Forest Soils to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect

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

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Users of these tables are kindly requested to cite their source:
Birdsey, Richard A.; Lewis, George M. 2002. Current and Historical Trends n 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.

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Go to:1. Land area of the United States by land use/land cover class, 1987 and 1997
Go to:2. Area of forest land by forest class, conterminous U.S., 1907-1997
Go to:2a. Area of forest land by region & forest class, conterminous U.S., 1907-1997.
Go to:3. Area of forest land by region, conterminous U.S., 1907-1997
Go to:4. Gain of forest land (afforestation) by previous nonforest class, conterminous U.S., 1907-1997
Go to:4a. Gain of forest land by region & previous nonforest class, conterminous U.S., 1907-1997
Go to:5. Gain of forest land by region, conterminous U.S., 1907-1997
Go to:6. Loss of forest land by new nonforest class, conterminous U.S., 1907-1997
Go to:6a. Loss of forest and by region & new nonforest class, conterminous U.S., 1907-1997
Go to:7. Loss of forest land by region, conterminous U.S., 1907-1997
Go to:8. Area of grazed forests by region, 1945-1992
Go to:9. Area of forest land by region & owner, U.S., 1997
Go to:9a. Area of forest land of the U.S. by region & ownership class 1987-1997
Go to:9b. Area of forest land of the U.S. by forest class & ownership class, 1987-1997.
Go to:10. Area of forest land by forest type, Eastern & Western conterminous U. S., 1953-1997
Go to:11. Area of forest land by forest type & forest class, Alaska, 1997
Go to:12. Area of forested wetland in the conterminous U.S.,1986 and 1997
Go to:13. Area of old timberland in the Eastern U.S., By region and forest type, 1997
Go to:14. Area of old timberland in the Western U.S., By region & forest type, 1997
Go to:15. Average area of tree planting by region & ownership class, 1987-1997
Go to:16. Average area of timber stand improvement by region & ownership class, 1987-1997
Go to:17. Average area of forest land harvested annually, by method & region, 1980-1990
Go to:18. Average area of forest land damaged by wildfire, by region of the conterminous U.S., 1916-1997
Go to:18a. Average area of forest land damaged by wildfire, by region & state of conterminous U.S. 1916-1997
Go to:19. Average area affected by selected insects & diseases, by region of the Eastern U.S.,1986-1997
Go to:20. Average area affected by selected insects & diseases, by region of the Western U.S.,1986-1997
Go to:21. Area of urban land & average percent tree cover, by region, conterminous U.S. 2000
Go to:22. Area of forest land by forest class, Puerto Rico,1980-1990