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Table 2 Mean and range of forest floor and mineral soil organic C contents (kg m−2) for various Quebec upland stand types in forest floor and mineral soil of the boreal biomes (Tremblay et al. 2002).

From: Impact of Climate Change on Forest Fire Severity and Consequences for Carbon Stocks in Boreal Forest Stands of Quebec, Canada: a Synthesis

    Organic C content (kg m−2)   
  Deciduous Jack pine Mixed Balsam fir Black spruce Mean
Forest floor 3.9 (0.8–12.8) 4.1 (0.7–11.6) 4.4 (1.3–10.6) 4.7 (1.6–11.8) 5.8 (1.0–12.3) 4.5 (0.7–12.8)
Mineral soil 6.5 (0.1–26.3) 4.4 (0.2–13.3) 5.9 (0.1–17.2) 6.6 (0.2–27.9) 6.0 (0–24.9) 6.2 (0–27.9)