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Table 3 Estimated means and standard errors (SE) of the carbon density (stocks per unit area) in 1) live trees, pre-fire, 2) live trees, post-fire, 3) fire-killed trees, immediately post-fire, and 4) the subset of fire-killed trees that were harvested via salvage logging within 1-year post-fire, by ownership and stand age class

From: Inventory analysis of fire effects wrought by wind-driven megafires in relation to weather and pre-fire forest structure in the western Cascades

Ownership group

Stand age class (years)

1–60

61–120

 > 120

All age classes

Total

SE

Total

SE

Total

SE

Total

SE

Megagrams CO2e per ha from pre-fire tree measurements, post-fire tree status

National forest

 Pre-fire live

197

31

567

60

574

76

430

38

 Post-fire live

102

25

266

59

215

69

188

31

 Fire-killed

95

22

299

52

354

61

240

30

 Salvaged

0

0

5

5

15

15

6

5

BLM

 Pre-fire live

267

30

739

90

971

88

614

67

 Post-fire live

119

34

186

39

435

132

236

54

 Fire-killed

148

41

553

95

536

143

378

67

 Salvaged

0

0

0

0

35

35

11

11

State

 Pre-fire live

136

22

281

281

687

57

278

56

 Post-fire live

99

30

0

0

100

100

70

41

 Fire-killed

38

26

281

281

587

587

208

84

 Salvaged

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Private

 Pre-fire live

180

19

622

163

184

20

 Post-fire live

50

10

96

80

49

10

 Fire-killed

129

19

526

120

134

19

 Salvaged

72

16

303

303

75

16

All Owners

 Pre-fire live

191

15

592

49

683

63

344

20

 Post-fire live

70

9

222

42

268

61

130

15

 Fire-killed

120

14

369

44

412

58

213

17

 Salvaged

46

10

23

18

19

13

36

7