Table 2.11 - Annual average and total accumulation of carbon in live trees in the United States by region and State, 1987
Average carbon storage in trees Total carbon storage in trees
Region and State All forest land Unreserved timberland Reserved timberland Other forest land All forest land Unreserved timberland Reserved timberland Other forest land
Southeast:
Florida 1,534 1,589 1,589 683 11,634 10,985 332 316
Georgia 2,173 2,174 2,174 960 23,565 23,059 498 8
North Carolina 2,163 2,166 2,166 1,048 18,539 18,037 481 20
South Carolina 1,898 1,898 1,898 1,119 10,554 10,487 67 0
Virginia 2,018 2,021 2,021 1,326 14,618 14,149 432 37
Total 1,983 1,999 1,991 735 78,909 76,717 1,811 381
South Central:
Alabama 1,741 1,741 1,741 776 17,161 17,109 52 0
Arkansas 1,891 1,903 1,903 992 14,574 14,395 79 100
Louisiana 2,338 2,338 2,338 807 14,722 14,711 11 0
Mississippi 2,209 2,210 2,210 1,113 16,726 16,711 9 6
Oklahoma 804 914 914 595 2,657 1,969 10 678
Tennessee 1,821 1,821 1,821 1,435 10,948 10,606 326 16
Texas 1,911 2,019 2,019 704 11,834 11,366 110 358
Total 1,888 1,937 1,840 656 88,622 86,868 596 1159
Northeast and Mid-Atlantic:
Connecticut 1,031 1,031 1,031 994 849 831 10 8
Delaware 1,623 1,623 1,623 1,623 293 286 2 5
Kentucky 1,853 1,854 1,854 1,638 10,299 10,014 225 60
Maine 926 926 926 935 7,443 7,216 116 111
Maryland 4,145 4,147 4,147 3,842 4,948 4,629 288 31
Massachusetts 1,188 1,188 1,188 1,164 1,669 1,623 0 46
New Hampshire 1,508 1,504 1,504 1,617 3,434 3,278 48 109
New Jersey 642 643 643 583 578 558 12 8
New York 1,269 1,274 1,274 1,086 10,811 9,128 1,473 210
Ohio 1,959 1,963 1,963 1,459 6,497 6,358 107 32
Pennsylvania 1,164 1,167 1,167 961 8,970 8,567 282 121
Rhode Island 1,084 1,086 1,086 1,060 196 181 4 11
Vermont 1,686 1,686 1,686 1,740 3,426 3,383 19 24
West Virginia 1,686 1,687 1,687 1,462 9,133 9,027 89 18
Total 1,442 1,447 1,409 1,180 68,545 65,078 2,673 794
North Central and Central:
Illinois 1,060 1,060 1,060 699 2,051 1,937 113 0
Indiana 1,379 1,379 1,379 838 2,777 2,688 89 0
Iowa 1,828 1,839 1,839 1,196 1,295 1,217 63 15
Kansas 1,026 1,082 1,082 489 632 592 11 28
Michigan 1,549 1,557 1,557 981 12,804 12,260 440 104
Minnesota 1,223 1,266 1,266 872 9,197 7,795 677 725
Missouri 1,279 1,290 1,290 860 7,267 7,018 131 118
Nebraska 913 966 966 730 299 235 10 54
North Dakota 882 967 967 650 184 148 0 36
South Dakota 968 972 972 938 742 638 10 94
Wisconsin 1,318 1,328 1,328 867 9,156 8,869 157 130
Total 1,326 1,348 1,336 855 46,404 43,397 1,702 1,305
Rocky Mountain:
Arizona 847 909 909 826 7,446 1,562 449 5,434
Colorado 613 625 625 593 5,935 3,328 486 2,120
Idaho 1,112 1,244 1,244 561 11,002 8,203 1,722 1,077
Montana 1,151 1,284 1,284 781 11,443 8,584 813 2,046
Nevada 315 516 516 310 1,275 52 0 1,223
New Mexico 667 791 791 600 5,609 1,858 502 3,249
Utah 463 513 513 450 3,411 717 81 2,614
Wyoming 586 599 599 552 2,651 1,178 800 674
Total 779 975 896 593 48,772 25,482 4,853 18,436
Pacific Coast:
Alaska 472 478 478 471 27,622 3,417 1,147 23,057
California 986 1,287 1,287 685 17,606 9,760 1,717 6,129
Hawaii 28 60 60 0 22 19 3 0
Oregon 1,357 1,494 1,494 580 17,272 14,965 1,204 1,103
Washington 2,193 2,313 2,313 1,146 21,739 17,673 2,900 1,166
Total 844 1,401 1,193 513 84,261 45,833 6,972 31,456
U.S. total 1,252 1,566 1,188 563 415,513 343,375 18,607 53,532