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Table 5 Previous estimates of carbon emissions from forest fires in Alaska

From: Ecosystem carbon emissions from 2015 forest fires in interior Alaska

Forest stratum Kg C m−2 Fraction consumed References
HBS MBS LBS
Aboveground biomass 2.23 0.42 0.34 0.13 Tan et al. [26]
2.00     Mack et al. [22]
3.50     Kane and Vogel [16]
Surface organic layer 5.85 0.59 0.39 0.23 Tan et al. [26]
6.15     Turetsky et al. [28]
7.70     French et al. [10]
4.28     Troth et al. [27]
6.30     Kane and Vogel [16]
Mineral topsoil 10.23     Kane and Vogel [16]a
  1. a Estimated based on normalization to soil carbon stocks from 100 years since last disturbance of the sites studied