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ROE Carbon Storage - Percent Change
This polygon dataset depicts the percentage change in the amount of carbon stored in forests in counties across the United States, based on the difference in carbon stocks between 1990 and 2013. These data were provided in spreadsheet form by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service. To produce the Web mapping application, EPA joined the spreadsheet with a shapefile of U.S. county (and county equivalent) boundaries downloaded from the U.S. Census Bureau. These data sets were converted into a single polygon feature class inside a file geodatabase.
These data were created to be used for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Report on the Environment website.
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