Table 2.4 - Average and total storage 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 32,941 34,110 34,110 14,988 249,845 235,764 7,133 6,948
Georgia 46,837 46,858 46,858 19,852 507,886 496,990 10,733 162
North Carolina 56,428 56,496 56,496 26,798 483,548 470,468 12,557 523
South Carolina 51,105 51,105 51,105 25,233 284,130 282,322 1,808 0
Virginia 58,376 58,433 58,433 43,422 422,814 409,128 12,484 1,201
Total 48,950 49,377 49,167 17,025 1,948,222 1,894,673 44,715 8,834
South Central:
Alabama 42,070 42,070 42,070 22,188 414,569 413,310 1,259 0
Arkansas 48,020 48,216 48,216 33,244 370,001 364,648 1,990 3,363
Louisiana 55,377 55,377 55,377 32,847 348,724 348,473 251 0
Mississippi 49,229 49,250 49,250 19,966 372,777 372,468 201 109
Oklahoma 24,274 26,012 26,012 20,975 80,201 56,020 271 23,909
Tennessee 55,368 55,393 55,393 41,943 332,971 322,589 9,925 457
Texas 41,523 43,157 43,157 23,270 257,204 243,012 2,349 11,843
Total 46,366 47,279 50,166 22,465 2,176,447 2,120,520 16,247 39,680
Northeast and Mid-Atlantic:
Connecticut 57,119 57,145 57,145 54,405 47,024 46,061 544 420
Delaware 61,330 61,330 61,330 61,330 11,072 10,794 83 195
Kentucky 54,990 55,025 55,025 49,739 305,701 297,210 6,664 1,827
Maine 42,254 42,290 42,290 39,856 339,489 329,458 5,294 4,737
Maryland 68,662 68,700 68,700 63,191 81,973 76,689 4,768 516
Massachusetts 54,638 54,902 54,902 45,514 76,754 74,958 0 1,796
New Hampshire 57,799 57,742 57,742 59,659 131,636 125,798 1,833 4,005
New Jersey 38,912 38,972 38,972 35,001 35,036 33,835 725 476
New York 44,503 44,680 44,680 36,877 378,995 320,193 51,660 7,142
Ohio 47,814 47,906 47,906 34,052 158,539 155,174 2,608 757
Pennsylvania 46,416 46,589 46,589 35,992 357,831 342,050 11,242 4,539
Rhode Island 46,095 46,127 46,127 45,548 8,322 7,700 167 455
Vermont 55,378 55,368 55,368 56,789 112,508 111,107 628 773
West Virginia 54,609 54,629 54,629 45,584 295,806 292,373 2,874 558
Total 49,232 49,436 46,978 41,915 2,340,685 2,223,398 89,092 28,195
North Central and Central:
Illinois 54,243 54,243 54,243 38,764 104,961 99,154 5,807 0
Indiana 57,378 57,378 57,378 33,503 115,532 111,810 3,722 0
Iowa 49,258 49,429 49,429 39,581 34,900 32,711 1,704 485
Kansas 37,870 39,369 39,369 23,473 23,327 21,554 411 1,363
Michigan 44,462 44,589 44,589 34,710 367,474 351,189 12,600 3,684
Minnesota 36,168 36,883 36,883 30,418 272,051 227,039 19,708 25,305
Missouri 39,379 39,617 39,617 29,785 223,686 215,567 4,025 4,094
Nebraska 39,549 40,966 40,966 34,686 12,952 9,960 427 2,565
North Dakota 32,586 34,400 34,400 27,614 6,799 5,258 0 1,541
South Dakota 39,006 39,305 39,305 37,018 29,901 25,798 392 3,711
Wisconsin 39,929 40,155 40,155 29,702 277,451 268,238 4,754 4,459
Total 41,983 42,504 42,028 30,936 1,469,034 1,368,279 53,550 47,205
Rocky Mountain:
Arizona 37,910 47,142 47,142 34,805 333,322 81,022 23,308 228,992
Colorado 37,695 40,344 40,344 33,176 364,825 214,818 31,365 118,641
Idaho 51,749 55,692 55,692 35,378 512,138 367,122 77,072 67,944
Montana 57,642 62,415 62,415 44,316 572,858 417,189 39,522 116,147
Nevada 36,212 42,472 42,472 36,053 146,632 4,258 19 142,355
New Mexico 26,013 31,491 31,491 22,996 218,604 74.005 19,983 124,616
Utah 32,648 36,893 36,893 31,513 240,394 51,509 5,790 183,095
Wyoming 39,927 41,262 41,262 36,320 180,492 81,078 55,081 44,333
Total 41,015 49,405 46,556 32,999 2,569,265 1,291,001 252,141 1,026,123
Pacific Coast:
Alaska 36,968 61,891 61,891 32,109 2,163,868 442,517 148,563 1,572,788
California 52,670 65,141 65,141 40,247 940,835 493,794 86,869 360,172
Hawaii 7,793 16,756 16,756 0 6,179 5,320 859 0
Oregon 60,877 66,064 66,064 31,382 774,750 661,771 53,250 59,729
Washington 78,519 81,060 81,060 56,313 778,453 619,470 101,664 57,319
Total 46,720 67,963 66,925 33,454 4,664,085 2,222,873 391,205 2,050,008
U.S. total 45,720 50,727 54,065 33,039 15,167,738 11,120,744 846,949 3,200,045