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Table 2 Default reference soil organic carbon stocks (SOCREF) in different forest types at 0–30 cm depth (t/ha)

From: Assessment of land use change and its effect on soil carbon stock using multitemporal satellite data in semiarid region of Rajasthan, India

Region HAC soils LAC soils Sandy soils Spodic soils Volcanic soils Wetland soils
Boreal 68 NA 10 117 20 146
Cold temperate, dry 50 33 34 NA 20 87
Cold temperate, moist 95 85 71 115 130
Warm temperate, dry 38 24 19 NA 70 88
Warm temperate, Moist 88 63 34 NA 80
Tropical, dry 38 35 31 NA 50 86
Tropical, moist 65 47 39 NA 70
Tropical, wet 44 60 66 NA 130
  1. Source: IPCC (2006)