Table 19.1. Total above-ground carbon (million tonnes) by terrestrial ecozone in Canada.
Terrestrial ecozone Above-ground carbon
Taiga Plains 1 440.21
Taiga Shield 1 288.04
Boreal Shield 4 622.92
Atlantic Maritime 747.95
Mixedwood Plains 184.53
Boreal Plains 2 306.84
Prairies 214.39
Taiga Cordillera 262.86
Boreal Cordillera 854.33
Pacific Maritime 1 548.74
Montane Cordillera 2 524.13
Hudson Plains 290.35
Canada 16 285.31
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, combined remeasured (2007-2017) and projected (2006-2017 with NFI projection system) data (Version 1, July 2021) (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. These non-inventoried areas total 262,189.89 thousand ha.