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Table 2 Annual CO2 emissions from fires for different US regions. The annually averaged (2002–2006) CO2 emissions (Tg yr-1), standard deviation, and the coefficient of variation for 5 regions of the LOWER48.

From: Estimates of CO2 from fires in the United States: implications for carbon management

Tg CO2 yr-1
Regions Ave. Annual Emissions Standard Deviation Coefficient of Variation
Western US 105 42 40
Southeastern US 65 20 31
Central US 37 10 26
Mid-Atlantic & New England 3 1 20
Midwest 3 1 17
  1. Where.
  2. Western US = NM, CO, WY, MT, ID, UT, NV, AZ, CA, OR, WA.
  3. SE US = LA, MS, AL, FL, GA, SC, NC, TN.
  4. Central US = TX, OK, MO, KS, NB, SD, ND, IA, AR, MN.
  5. Mid-Atlantic & New England = ME, VT, NH, RI, CT, MA, NY, PA,. NJ, DE, MD, WV, VA.
  6. MidWest = WI, IN, IL, OH, KY, MI.