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Carbon stocks and fluxes for the conterminous United States 2001-2020

January 27, 2022

Spatially explicit maps of annual forest carbon stocks and tabular estimates of land use/land cover change, LULC transitions, carbon stocks and carbon fluxes for selected regions and geographies. Estimates span the period from 2001-2020. Scenarios included are defined with a unique numerical identifier. scn160 = Full Simulation (Land use and Climate Effects) scn155 = Climate Effects only scn156 = No Effects included scn161 = Land Use Effects only Raster output is organized into three categories: CBM pools: Include 14 unique carbon pools used in the model, including 5 biomass pools and 9 dead organic matter (DOM) pools. IPCC pools: Include aggregations of CBM pool types corresponding to IPCC guidelines, including Aboveground live carbon, belowground live carbon, deadwood, litter, and soil. Other pools: Include other aggregations of CBM pools. Additional material can be found on the authors Github repository. The repo contains an empty LUCAS model which can be run to reproduce results and access all model inputs. A manuscript published with Carbon Balance and Management describes the methodological approach. Sleeter, B.M.; Frid, L.; Rayfield, B.; Daniel, C.J.; Zhu, Z.; Marvin, D.C., Operational assessment tool for forest carbon dynamics for the United States: a new spatially-explicit approach linking the LUCAS and CBM-CFS3 models, Carbon Balance and Management

Publication Year 2022
Title Carbon stocks and fluxes for the conterminous United States 2001-2020
DOI 10.5066/P9QUIRNP
Authors Benjamin M Sleeter
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Western Geographic Science Center - Main Office