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Table 2 Source of field data for development of timber harvesting emission factors (ELE extracted log emission, LDF logging damage factor, LIF logging infrastructure factor)

From: Greenhouse gas emissions from tropical forest degradation: an underestimated source

Region ELE LDF LIF Country
Central Africa 0.25 0.5 0.24 Republic of Congo
Rest of Africa 0.37 0.67 0.24 Ghana
Central America and Caribbean 0.28 1.26 0.27a Belize
Andean countriesb (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela) 0.30 1.23 0.27a Bolivia
Brazil 0.38 0.71 0.27a Brazil
Guyana, Suriname, French Guyana 0.36 0.99 0.98 Guyana
Asia 0.25 0.57 0.67 Indonesia
  1. All factors are in units of Mg C m−3
  2. aThe values for the LIF are from Feldpausch et al. [9]
  3. bThese countries are mostly Andean but grouped into once class