Harvested Wood Products in the U.S. National Greenhouse Gas Inventory: Methodology and Accounting. Harvested Wood Products: Topics. Overview of U.S. Emissions and Removals U.S. Estimation Method and Results for Harvested Wood Products Accounting Approach.
Emissions = 6,935 Tg CO2 eq.
Removals = 691 Tg CO2 eq.
HWP = 215 Tg CO2 eq.
Method details for the U.S.–
Disposition of Carbon in Harvested Wood - U.S. Average
Source: Heath and others, 1996; Skog and Nicholson, 1998
Annual Data Requirements
The U.S. assumes the coefficients are the same for products used domestically and products exported
U.S. HWP Removals in 2002 = 215 Tg CO2 eq.
Variables from U.S. HWP Estimation Methods
Production (A+B) = 215
Stock Change (A+C) = 248
Atmospheric Flow (A + C – (D – E)) = 227