New Zealand’s indigenous and exotic forests absorb and store carbon from the atmosphere through photosynthesis. As forests grow, the carbon stored in them increases. These carbon stocks help offset greenhouse gas emissions from sources such as agriculture, energy production, and transport.
type = vegetation type of forest
vol_tC = volume of carbon in tonnes
This dataset relates to the "Estimated forest carbon stocks" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.
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|1.||Estimated forest carbon stocks trend statistics xlsx||13.0 KB||xlsx||
|2.||Data quality Estimated forest carbon stocks Forest carbon stocks||182 KB||
|Columns||type, year, vol_tC|
|Services||Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed|
|Added||29 Sep 2015|
|Last updated||29 Sep 2015|
|Revisions||6 - Browse all revisions|
|Current revision||Imported on Oct. 9, 2015 from CSV .|