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Table 5 Site mean (± RMSD) changes in live biomass (∆C L) and detrital (∆C D2 ) C stocks calculated using three most similar neighbours classification (K-MSN), and K-MSN with footprint weighting means (K-MSN FPW) of plots for sites with flux-towers

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

   DF49 HDF88 HDF00
Pool Component K-MSN K-MSN FPW K-MSN K-MSN FPW K-MSN K-MSN FPW
Live ∆CL Foliage 0.1 ± 1.7 0.2 (0.4) ± 1.7 1.3 ± 2 1.3 (0.3) ± 2 0.2 ± 0.9 0.1 ± 0.9
  ∆CL Branches 0.9 ± 1.6 1 (0.6) ± 1.6 1.9 ± 1.3 1.8 (0.6) ± 1.3 0.1 ± 1.1 0 ± 1.1
  ∆CL Bark 1.1 ± 1.5 1.1 (0.4) ± 1.5 1 ± 1.7 1 (0.3) ± 1.7 0.1 ± 0.8 0 ± 0.8
  ∆CL Stem 6.7 ± 1.4 6.1 (2.2) ± 1.4 4.4 ± 1.7 4.2 (1.2) ± 1.7 0.4 ± 0.9 0.1 ± 0.9
  ∆CL Understory 1.8 ± 1 2.5 (2.3) ± 1 −0.9 ± 0.8 −1.7 (5.2) ± 0.8 0.8 ± 1.3 0.6 ± 1.3
  ∆CL Roots 2 ± 1.5 1.9 (0.8) ± 1.5 4.3 ± 2 4.4 (0.6) ± 2 0.3 ± 1.1 0.1 ± 1.1
  ∆CLTotal 12.8 ± 1.6 12.8 (3) ± 1.6 11.9 ± 0.8 10.9 (7.2) ± 0.8 1.8 ± 0.8 1 ± 0.8
Detritus ∆CD2 Standing Dead −5.7 ± 1.2 −8.1 (16.1) ± 1.2 0.1 ± 1.3 −0.7 (0.4) ± 1.2 0 ± 1.4 0 ± 1.4
  ∆CD2 Stumps −0.5 ± 1.1 −0.5 (0.1) ± 1.1 −0.6 ± 1.2 −3.5 (1.1) ± 1.9 −0.7 ± 1.3 −0.8 ± 1.3
  ∆CD2 Large Woody Debris 3.5 ± 0.9 6.3 (13.7) ± 0.9 −3.5 ± 1.9 −0.1 (0.2) ± 1.1 −1.5 ± 0.3 −1.5 ± 0.3
  ∆CD2 Find Woody Debris 0.6 ± 1.4 0.2 (0.8) ± 1.4 −0.1 ± 1.1 −6.9 (4.3) ± 1.5 −2 ± 1.3 −1.6 ± 1.3
  ∆CD2 Litter 7.1 ± 0.9 8.7 (2.5) ± 0.9 −6.2 ± 1.5 −0.2 (11.2) ± 1.6 −6.1 ± 1.3 −4.8 ± 1.3
  ∆CD2Total 5 ± 1.5   −10.3 ± 1.6 1.3 (0.3) ± 2 −10.4 ± 1.3 −8.7 ± 1.3
Total ∆C2 = ∆CLTotal + ∆CD2Total 17.8 ± 1.2 19.5 (5.9) ± 1.5 1.6 ± 1.2 −0.2 ± 1.2 −8.6 ± 1.3 −7.7 ± 1.3
  1. The Root Mean Square Difference (RMSD) is presented as an estimate of spatial estimation error.