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Forest Carbon Stocks and Fluxes After Disturbance, Southeastern USA, 1990-2010

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Williams, C.A., N. Hasler, H. Gu, and Y. Zhou. 2020. Forest Carbon Stocks and Fluxes from the NFCMS, Conterminous USA, 1990-2010. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1829

Overview

DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1728
Version1.1
Project
Published2019-09-12
Updated2022-03-10
Usage54 downloads

Description

This dataset provides estimates of forest carbon stocks and fluxes in the form of aboveground woody biomass (AGB) and net ecosystem productivity (NEP), as a function of the number of years since the most recent disturbance (i.e., stand age) for forests in the southeastern USA at a 30 m resolution for the benchmark years 1990, 2000, and 2010. The study area includes: Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Estimates were derived from an inventory-constrained version of the Carnegie-Ames-Stanford Approach (CASA) carbon cycle process model that accounts for disturbance processes as a function of years since disturbance for each combination of forest type, site productivity, and pre-disturbance biomass. Also provided are the core CASA model data inputs including: the year of the most recent disturbance according to the North American Forest Dynamics (NAFD), the Aerial Detection Survey (ADS), and the Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity (MTBS) data products; the type of disturbance; biomass estimates from the year 2000 according to the National Biomass and Carbon Dataset (NBCD); forest type group; a site productivity classification; and the number of years since stand-replacing disturbance, which is akin to forest stand age.

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • ECOSYSTEMS
  • TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS
  • FORESTS
  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • CARBON
  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • BIOMASS
  • LAND SURFACE
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER
  • LAND USE CLASSES

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Gu, H., C.A. Williams, N. Hasler, and Y. Zhou. 2019. Forest Carbon Stocks and Fluxes After Disturbance, Southeastern USA, 1990-2010. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1728

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Version History

VersionDataset TitlePublished
1.1Forest Carbon Stocks and Fluxes After Disturbance, Southeastern USA, 1990-20102019-09-12
2Forest Carbon Stocks and Fluxes from the NFCMS, Conterminous USA, 1990-20102021-05-18