Annual sequestration rates in Gg CO
eq. by forest management (excluding afforestation, reforestation and deforestation, ARD). Indications from 1990 through 2007 based on IEEAF data and from 2003 through 2040 on WEHAM scenarios A, D and F. The values in 2003 – 2007 reflect a mean between IEEAF and the respective WEHAM scenario. Positive (black) numbers represent emissions to the atmosphere; negative (red) numbers represent removals from the atmosphere (the sink function of forests).