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Table 2 Area coverage and average carbon stock in three IPCC pools for different land cover classes

From: Carbon stocks for different land cover types in Mainland Tanzania

Primary land cover class Land cover sub-class Area (ha) AGC (t C ha−1) BGC (t C ha−1) DWC (t C ha−1) Total carbon (t C ha−1)
Forest Forest: Plantation 543,025.2 20.0 4.8 0.4 25.2
Forest Forest: Mangrove 158,404.6 34.3 32.9 11.7 78.9
Forest Forest: Humid Montane 953,866.4 62.0 15.5 4.8 82.4
Forest Forest: Lowland 1,663,340.3 43.7 10.9 3.4 58.0
Forest Woodland: Closed (> 40%) 9,006,125.9 32.4 13.9 1.6 47.8
Forest Woodland: Open (10–40%) 36,219,223.5 20.0 8.8 1.1 29.9
Forest Cultivated land (Wooded crops): Mixed tree cropping 148,306.2 18.1 4.5 2.1 24.7
Forest Cultivated land: Wooded crops 1,493,112.2 10.9 3.5 0.7 15.1
Forest Woodland: Scattered crop woodland (unspecified density) (wooded crops) 2,518,260.2 9.0 4.2 0. 8 14.0
Forest Bushland: Thicket 951,895.3 6.3 1.578 0.5 8.4
Forest Bushland: Thicket with emergent trees 303,396.0 14.7 8.1 2.2 25.0
Non forest Bushland: Dense 1,961,501.5 9.0 2.2 0.6 11.8
Non forest Bushland: Emergent trees 320,526.0 9.3 5.1 1.0 15.4
Non forest Bushland: Open 2,796,873.4 10.0 4.0 0.2 14.3
Non forest Bushland: Scattered cultivation 1,139,605.7 7.1 4.5 0.9 12.5
Non forest Cultivated land: Agro-forestry system 1,352,158.0 4.0 1.0 0.5 5.5
Non forest Cultivated land: Grain crops 9,748,899.9 2.5 0.6 0.2 3.3
Non forest Cultivated land: Herbaceous crops 4,971,302.0 2.4 0.6 0.7 3.6
Non forest Grassland: Bushed 433,078.4 3.3 1.4 0.1 4.8
Non forest Grassland: Open 3,115,798.5 0.3 0.1 0.03 0.3
Non forest Grassland: Scattered cropland 582,387.0 1.5 0.8 0.4 2.7
Non forest Grassland: Wooded 4,667,016.0 4.8 2.2 0.2 7.2
Non forest Not classified 4903.9 3.4 0.8 0.0 4.2
Non forest Open land: Bare soil 159,354.4 2.0 0.5 1.2 3.7
Non forest Open land: Rock outcrops 94,368.6 4.8 1.2 0.1 6.0
Non forest Open land: Salt crusts 17,807.6 1.6 0.4 0.0 2.0
Non forest Other areas 1,861,784.0 5.4 1.3 0.5 7.2
wetland Water: Inland water 149,490.0 4.9 1.2 1.9 7.9
wetland Water: Swamp 998,490.1 2.7 0.7 0.3 3.7