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Table 3 Carbon contents of aboveground biomass and ground organic layers and consumed C fractions related to burn severity levels in the Alaskan Yukon River Basin.

From: An estimate of carbon emissions from 2004 wildfires across Alaskan Yukon River Basin

Category Biomass Kg C m-2 Fraction consumed (β) with burn severity Reference
   High Moderate Low  
Above ground Biomass 1.56     [40]
  2.30 0.33 0.23 0.12 [35]
  2.30   0.45   [19]
  2.09 0.50 0.34 0.14 [21]
Ground Layer (or Organic Soil) 9.00 0.56 0.36 0.18 [35]
  6.00   0.36   [19]
  6.89 0.62 0.45 0.27 [21]
Mean-above ground 2.06 0.42 0.34 0.13  
Mean-Organic soil 7.30 0.59 0.39 0.23  
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