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Table 1 Look-up table of annual fractional change (average = µ; standard error = σ) in aboveground carbon (AGC) and belowground carbon (BGC) in disturbed forests based on FIA plot data

From: Attribution of net carbon change by disturbance type across forest lands of the conterminous United States

Region Forest type Disturbance Initial C N AGC µ AGC σ BGC µ BGC σ
North Softwood Fire Low 2 −0.003 0.012 −0.001 0.013
North Softwood Fire Medium 3 −0.052 0.031 −0.053 0.031
North Softwood Fire High 5 −0.150 0.030 −0.157 0.030
North Softwood Weather Low 63 −0.013 0.016 −0.014 0.016
North Softwood Weather High 10 −0.163 0.013 −0.169 0.013
North Softwood Insect Low 85 −0.003 0.007 −0.003 0.008
North Softwood Insect Medium 82 −0.044 0.023 −0.046 0.023
North Softwood Insect High 45 −0.126 0.035 −0.133 0.032
North Softwood Harvested Low 521 −0.046 0.035 −0.048 0.036
North Softwood Harvested High 246 −0.152 0.026 −0.158 0.025
North Hardwood Fire Low 40 −0.003 0.009 −0.003 0.009
North Hardwood Fire Medium 29 −0.045 0.024 −0.048 0.023
North Hardwood Fire High 11 −0.131 0.034 −0.136 0.034
North Hardwood Weather Low 412 −0.011 0.016 −0.011 0.016
North Hardwood Weather High 34 −0.160 0.017 −0.164 0.016
North Hardwood Insect Low 656 −0.002 0.008 −0.002 0.008
North Hardwood Insect Medium 432 −0.045 0.020 −0.046 0.020
North Hardwood Insect High 118 −0.132 0.029 −0.136 0.028
North Hardwood Harvested Low 2177 −0.047 0.035 −0.047 0.035
North Hardwood Harvested High 806 −0.154 0.023 −0.157 0.023
South Softwood Fire Low 127 −0.002 0.007 −0.003 0.008
South Softwood Fire Medium 174 −0.048 0.021 −0.052 0.022
South Softwood Fire High 52 −0.124 0.027 −0.131 0.028
South Softwood Weather Low 78 −0.016 0.016 −0.017 0.016
South Softwood Weather High 16 −0.161 0.026 −0.168 0.023
South Softwood Insect Low 46 −0.002 0.008 −0.004 0.008
South Softwood Insect Medium 66 −0.054 0.022 −0.059 0.023
South Softwood Insect High 60 −0.135 0.030 −0.142 0.029
South Softwood Harvested Low 1787 −0.044 0.034 −0.048 0.036
South Softwood Harvested High 586 −0.149 0.025 −0.157 0.024
South Hardwood Fire low 112 −0.002 0.008 −0.003 0.008
South Hardwood Fire Medium 86 −0.042 0.021 −0.045 0.022
South Hardwood Fire High 37 −0.131 0.033 −0.139 0.030
South Hardwood Weather Low 484 −0.014 0.016 −0.015 0.016
South Hardwood Weather High 32 −0.162 0.019 −0.167 0.017
South Hardwood Insect Low 145 0.000 0.013 −0.002 0.011
South Hardwood Insect Medium 121 −0.047 0.022 −0.051 0.022
South Hardwood Insect High 38 −0.133 0.031 −0.138 0.031
South Hardwood Harvested Low 1235 −0.048 0.036 −0.051 0.036
South Hardwood Harvested High 609 −0.146 0.029 −0.152 0.027
West Softwood Fire Low 13 −0.007 0.008 −0.007 0.008
West Softwood Fire Medium 8 −0.049 0.023 −0.050 0.026
West Softwood Fire High 0 0.126 NA 0.133 NA
West Softwood Weather Low 5 −0.003 0.008 −0.003 0.008
West Softwood Weather High 0 0.162 NA 0.168 NA
West Softwood Insect Low 12 0.001 0.007 0.001 0.007
West Softwood Insect Medium 3 −0.041 0.016 −0.044 0.018
West Softwood Insect High 0 0.131 NA 0.138 NA
West Softwood Harvested Low 28 −0.027 0.030 −0.028 0.031
West Softwood Harvested High 0 0.150 NA 0.157 NA
West Hardwood Fire Low 4 −0.002 0.008 −0.002 0.008
West Hardwood Fire Medium 3 −0.057 0.021 −0.059 0.021
West Hardwood Fire High 0 0.131 NA 0.138 NA
West Hardwood Weather Low 0 0.013 NA 0.013 NA
West Hardwood Weather High 0 0.161 NA 0.165 NA
West Hardwood Insect Low 13 −0.003 0.008 −0.003 0.009
West Hardwood Insect Medium 3 −0.041 0.025 −0.044 0.028
West Hardwood Insect High 0 0.132 NA 0.136 NA
West Hardwood Harvested Low 4 −0.039 0.031 −0.039 0.033
West Hardwood Harvested High 0 0.151 NA 0.155 NA
  1. Italics imputed from other regions