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Table 3 Inventory-based site detrital C in 2002 and ∆C D2 (2002–2006) using plot mean (standard deviations) litterfall, mortality and decomposition values

From: Comparison of carbon-stock changes, eddy-covariance carbon fluxes and model estimates in coastal Douglas-fir stands in British Columbia

  DF49 HDF90 HDF88 HDF00
Detritus
C2002 Standing Dead 21.8 (13.9) 0.2 (0.2) 0 (0.1) 0 (0.2)
∆CD2 Standing Dead −3.4 (11.1) 0.5 (0.6) 0.1 (0.2) 0 (0.2)
C2002 Stumps 6.4 (3.2) 5.7 (2.8) 11.7 (6.1) 11.9 (10.6)
∆CD2 Stumps ∆C −0.5 (0.2) −0.4 (0.2) −0.9 (0.4) −0.9 (0.8)
C2002 Large Woody Debris C 34.9 (20.5) 12.3 (8.7) 43.3 (25.3) 14.4 (11.1)
∆CD2 Large Woody Debris 3.9 (9.6) −1 (1) −4.3 (2.6) −1.4 (1)
C2002 Fine Woody Debris 3.1 (1) 1.3 (0.7) 0.5 (0.6) 6.1 (2.9)
∆CD2 Fine Woody Debris 1 (0.8) −0.4 (0.3) −0.1 (0.2) −2.3 (1.1)
C2002 Forest Floor 13.8 (7.3) 12.1 (7.2) 18.8 (13.1) 18.2 (11.6)
∆CD2 Forest Floor 8.2 (4.1) −4.8 (4.2) −7.4 (7.2) −9.3 (6.7)
C2002 Total Detritus 79.9 (32.7) 31.6 (8.4) 74.4 (38.7) 50.6 (16.8)
∆CD2 Total Detritus 9.2 (8.7) −6.1 (4.2) −12.5 (9.4) −13.8 (6.5)
  1. All units are Mg C ha−1.