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Table 5 Aboveground carbon emissions by land cover class (t C ha−1).

From: Carbon Emissions during Wildland Fire on a North American Temperate Peatland

dNBR severity class High pocosin Low pocosin Agriculturea
0 0.43 (litter) 0.27 (litter) 0.45 (crop)
1 5.26 0.86, 4.33, 0.07 (litter, shrub, foliage) 2.78 0.54, 2.24, <0.01 (litter, shrub, foliage) 0.90 (crop)
2 15.78 2.59, 12.98, 0.2 (litter, shrub, foliage) 8.34 1.61, 6.73, 0.01 (litter, shrub, foliage) 2.70 (crop)
3 24.47 4.32, 19.47, 0.68 (litter, shrub, foliage) 12.79 2.68, 10.09, 0.02 (litter, shrub, foliage) 4.50 (crop)
  1. a Fuels burned were crop biomass.