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Table 8 Scaled (average ± standard error) seasonal net ecosystem exchange (NEE, Mt CO2 season−1) and CH4 emissions (Mt CH4 season−1), CH4 as CO2 equivalents (Mt CO2e m−2 season−1) and net emission (Mt CO2e m−2 season−1) using

From: Spatially-integrated estimates of net ecosystem exchange and methane fluxes from Canadian peatlands

(A) Peatlands of Canada Map [13]
Emission (Mt season−1) Combined Bog Fen
Average SE Average SE Average SE
NEE (CO2) − 118.9 66.4 − 84.2 47.4 − 34.7 18.9
CH4 6.9 4.1 4.6 1.8 2.3 2.3
CH4 (CO2e) 172.6 101.4 116.0 44.8 56.6 56.6
Net emissions (CO2e) 53.7 167.7 31.8 92.2 21.9 75.5
(B) new peatland map
Emission (Mt season−1) Combined Bog Poor fen Rich fen
Average SE Average SE Average SE Average SE
NEE (CO2) − 108.8 41.3 − 76.0 36.4 − 22.6 2.2 − 10.2 2.7
CH4 4.1 1.5 3.0 1.1 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.1
CH4 (CO2e) 101.8 36.4 75.3 27.4 14.6 5.6 11.9 3.4
Net emissions (CO2e) − 7.0 77.6 − 0.8 63.8 − 7.9 7.7 1.7 6.1