Estimating Ecosystem Carbon Stock Change in the Conterminous United States from 1971 to 2010

Jinxun Liu1, Benjamin M Sleeter2, Zhiliang Zhu3, Thomas R Loveland4, Terry Sohl4, Stephen M Howard4, Todd J Hawbaker5, Shuguang Liu6, Linda S Heath7, Mark A Cochrane8, Carl H Key9, Hong Jiang10, David T Price11 and Jing Ming Chen12, (1)U.S. Geological Survey, Western Geographic Science Center, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (2)USGS Western Regional Offices Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (3)U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States, (4)USGS EROS Data Ctr, Sioux Falls, SD, United States, (5)US Geological Survey, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Lakewood, United States, (6)USGS EROS, Sioux Falls, SD, United States, (7)USDA Forest Service, Vallejo, CA, United States, (8)University of Maryland, Frostburg, MD, United States, (9)USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, West Glacier, MT, United States, (10)International Institute for Earth System Science, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, (11)Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service, Edmonton, AB, Canada, (12)University of Toronto, Department of Geography and Planning, Toronto, ON, Canada