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Table 3 Average annual mitigation (in Tg CO2e year-1) for each decadal range for the mitigation scenarios in the two study regions

From: A systems approach to assess climate change mitigation options in landscapes of the United States forest sector

Scenario 2021 to 2030a 2031 to 2040a 2041 to 2050a
Coastal South Carolina
 Residues − 0.022 − 0.026 − 0.028
 Productivity − 0.017 − 0.006 − 0.018
 No net loss − 0.072 − 0.179 − 0.280
 Reduce deforestation − 0.079 − 0.112 − 0.118
 LLP − 0.043 − 0.057 − 0.064
 Bioenergy 0.036 0.032 0.026
 Hugo salvageb − 0.023 − 0.007 − 0.002
 Increase salvageb − 0.053 − 0.016 − 0.005
Northern Wisconsin
 Residues − 0.047 − 0.077 − 0.090
 Extend rotation + LLP − 0.409 − 0.656 − 0.670
 Harvest bioenergy 0.301 0.436 0.473
 LLP − 0.210 − 0.278 − 0.314
 Bioenergy 0.176 0.156 0.130
  1. aNegative values indicate a reduction in CO2e emissions
  2. bEvaluated against a hurricane baseline scenario which assumes no salvage logging
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