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Table 4 Stand characteristics, volume, biomass and carbon stock estimates by zone (stratum). Standard error (±%) is provided in (). Total carbon stock includes soil organic carbon up to 30 cm

From: A multi-purpose National Forest Inventory in Bangladesh: design, operationalisation and key results

Zone Tree density with DBH ≥10 cm (stem∙ha−1) Sapling density with 2 cm ≤ DBH <  10 cm (stem∙ha− 1) Basal area (m2∙ha− 1) Gross volume (m3∙ha− 1) Above ground biomass (t∙ha− 1) Below ground biomass (t∙ha− 1) Above ground carbon (t∙ha− 1) Total Carbon (million t)
Coastal 229 (25) 740 (51) 8.82 (20) 50.08 (23) 43.63 (20) 8.31 (20) 21.79 (20) 47.43 (7.04)
Hill 146 (10) 485 (16) 6.23 (10) 47.69 (19) 48.32 (14) 9.3 (14) 24.03 (14) 199.83 (3.95)
Sal 169 (18) 99 (40) 5.89 (16) 34.17 (17) 59.43 (17) 10.18 (17) 31.36 (17) 63.23 (6.33)
Sundarban 661 (9) 6200 (11) 22.29 (6) 97.75 (12) 98.37 (8) 66.06 (7) 49.28 (8) 66.04 (3.40)
Village 98 (12) 86 (21) 3.28 (10) 21.44 (11) 20.66 (10) 3.98 (11) 10.47 (10) 899.02 (2.87)
National 129 (8) 344 (9) 4.52 (6) 28.54 (8) 28.78 (7) 6.91 (6) 14.55 (7) 1275.55 (2.16)