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Table 5 Belowground carbon burial rates of peat layers

From: Habitat evolution of a peat swamp forest and belowground carbon sequestration during the Holocene along the coastal lowland in Central Sumatra, Indonesia

Loc. no. Depth (cm) Span of accumulation Stored C (kg C m−2) C burial rate (g m−2 years−1)
From–to Years
SKB-1 0–345 BC1010–AD2005 3015 103 34
SKB-5 50–382 AD3701)–AD1740 1370 144 105
382–456.5 BC210–AD370 580 35 61
SKB-6 0–333.5 BC2080–AD2005 4085 127 31
SDB-1 0–185 AD1360–AD2006 646 49 76
185–585 BC2520–AD1360 3880 104 27
585–917.5 BC4020–BC2520 1500 86 57
  1. 1The age of the horizon at 50 cm deep at SKB-5 was estimated under assumption that the peat accumulation rate was constant since AD1740