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Table 5 State level estimates of forest area in 2005 (millions of ha), net C gains, net C losses, and net C change (Tg C year−1) together with the percent of C loss attributable to harvest, drought, fire, wind, insect infestation, and land use conversion within the state

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

State Forest area C gain C loss Net C change Fire (%) Insect (%) Wind (%) Conversion (%) Drought (%) Harvest (%)
Alabama 8.5 −27.3 12.5 −14.9 0 1 0 1 0 97
Arizona 2.0 −2.4 0.4 −1.9 22 0 1 0 0 77
Arkansas 7.4 −22.6 8.6 −14.0 1 2 0 2 0 95
California 9.3 −16.8 9.4 −7.4 32 0 7 1 0 60
Colorado 5.1 −6.7 0.3 −6.3 8 0 0 1 0 92
Connecticut 0.9 −1.2 0.2 −1.0 0 0 1 31 0 68
Delaware 0.2 −0.2 0.1 −0.1 0 0 0 4 0 95
District of Columbia <0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 100 0 0
Florida 6.4 −28.5 6.3 −22.2 3 0 0 3 0 94
Georgia 9.4 −33.2 14.4 −18.8 1 1 0 2 0 96
Idaho 7.1 −10.2 4.9 −5.3 29 0 23 0 0 48
Illinois 2.3 −2.8 1.1 −1.7 0 0 0 3 0 97
Indiana 2.3 −2.8 1.7 −1.1 0 0 3 1 0 95
Iowa 1.2 −1.5 0.4 −1.1 0 1 0 3 0 96
Kansas 0.9 −1.1 0.2 −0.9 0 1 0 3 0 95
Kentucky 5.7 −11.5 3.3 −8.2 1 0 0 6 0 93
Louisiana 5.4 −18.0 11.1 −6.9 0 19 0 1 0 79
Maine 6.8 −7.7 6.7 −0.9 0 0 15 1 0 84
Maryland 1.2 −1.5 0.8 −0.8 0 0 6 7 0 86
Massachusetts 1.5 −1.9 0.6 −1.3 0 0 4 18 0 78
Michigan 8.5 −10.3 4.3 −6.0 0 0 1 1 11 87
Minnesota 7.7 −9.5 3.2 −6.3 1 0 3 1 0 96
Mississippi 7.0 −24.3 11.6 −12.7 0 2 0 2 0 96
Missouri 7.1 −8.7 2.7 −6.0 1 2 0 4 0 93
Montana 7.3 −8.6 5.0 −3.5 14 0 49 0 0 37
Nebraska 0.3 −0.4 0.1 −0.2 2 1 0 0 0 97
Nevada 0.7 −0.8 0.1 −0.7 15 0 0 0 0 84
New Hampshire 2.1 −2.6 0.8 −1.8 0 2 4 6 0 88
New Jersey 1.0 −1.3 0.5 −0.8 2 0 40 14 0 43
New Mexico 2.6 −3.2 0.3 −2.8 33 0 16 0 0 51
New York 8.3 −10.7 3.1 −7.6 0 0 5 4 0 91
North Carolina 7.6 −23.7 9.6 −14.1 0 0 0 1 2 95
North Dakota 0.2 −0.3 0.0 −0.3 0 1 0 2 0 96
Ohio 3.6 −4.4 1.2 −3.2 0 0 7 7 0 86
Oklahoma 3.6 −9.0 1.6 −7.3 2 2 0 3 0 94
Oregon 9.2 −20.6 11.1 −9.6 4 0 2 6 0 88
Pennsylvania 7.6 −9.8 4.0 −5.8 0 0 13 3 0 84
Rhode Island 0.2 −0.2 0.1 −0.2 0 0 3 11 0 85
South Carolina 4.8 −18.4 6.5 −11.9 1 1 0 2 0 97
South Dakota 0.5 −0.6 0.2 −0.3 2 0 0 0 0 98
Tennessee 6.2 −14.2 4.0 −10.1 0 1 0 3 0 95
Texas 7.9 −23.3 9.8 −13.6 1 23 0 2 0 74
Utah 2.2 −2.2 0.3 −1.8 24 0 38 0 0 38
Vermont 2.0 −2.5 0.6 −1.9 0 0 2 1 0 96
Virginia 6.7 −16.5 6.1 −10.4 1 0 0 2 0 97
Washington 7.9 −17.3 11.7 −5.6 3 0 8 19 0 70
West Virginia 5.3 −6.9 2.5 −4.4 0 0 1 6 0 93
Wisconsin 7.2 −8.4 6.3 −2.0 0 1 23 0 5 70
Wyoming 2.7 −3.3 0.8 −2.5 21 0 25 0 0 54
Total 221.5 −459.5 191.1 −268.4 4 3 5 3 1 85