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Table 5 Zone wise Carbon stock of India for 2003, 2005, 2007 and changes in ASP I and ASP II

From: Forest carbon stocks and fluxes in physiographic zones of India

S.no Physiographic zone Carbon stock in Biomass (Mt) Change in carbon stock (ASP I) Change in carbon stock (ASP II)
   2003 2005 2007 +ve -ve +ve -ve
1 Western Himalayas 601.35 606.83 628.91 5.48 - 22.08 -
2 Eastern Himalayas 284.82 294.40 281.30 9.58 - - 13.1
3 North East 252.37 261.05 230.19 8.70 - - 30.86
4 North Plains 147.75 146.85 127.99 - 0.9 - 18.86
5 Easter Plains 202.33 200.77 175.22 - 1.56 - 25.55
6 Western Plains 54.26 45.89 42.66 - 8.37 - 3.23
7 Central highlands 125.02 105.19 114.18 - 19.83 8.99 -
8 North Decan 193.38 175.82 189.00 - 17.56 13.18 -
9 East Decan 373.07 395.90 425.62 22.83   29.73 -
10 South Decan 238.91 207.46 185.97 - 31.45 - 21.49
11 Western Ghats 288.39 296.90 300.95 8.51   4.08 -
12 Eastern Ghats 298.77 260.50 226.00 - 38.27 - 34.5
13 West Coast 135.03 126.07 131.73 - 8.96 5.66 -
14 East Coast 129.91 100.35 101.98 - 29.56 1.63 -
  Total 3325.30 3223.96 3161.71 55.10 156.46 85.35 147.59