Table 19.1. Total above-ground carbon (million tonnes) by terrestrial ecozone in Canada.
Terrestrial ecozone Above-ground carbon
Taiga Plains 1 419.46
Taiga Shield 1 266.54
Boreal Shield 5 216.05
Atlantic Maritime 665.04
Mixedwood Plains 172.37
Boreal Plains 1 755.34
Prairies 297.36
Taiga Cordillera 263.87
Boreal Cordillera 722.89
Pacific Maritime 1 475.58
Montane Cordillera 2 489.01
Hudson Plains 316.57
Canada 16 060.08
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, revised 2006 baseline (Version 3, December 2013) (http://nfi.nfis.org)
Note: The Arctic ecozones (Arctic Cordillera, Northern Arctic, Southern Arctic), and the Taiga Plains and Hudson Plains ecozones located in Nunavut, are not inventoried. The total area amounts to 262,189.89 thousand ha.