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Table 3 Mean potential CO2 emissions and equivalent economic costs for the five study sites

From: Estimation of carbon storage in coastal wetlands and comparison of different management schemes in South Korea

Study site C storage (Gg) Potential CO2 emissions (Tg CO2) Economic cost (million US$) Note
Impacted Salt Marsh 27.7 0.1 0.9 Restored area
Pristine Salt Marsh 40.3 0.1 0.9 Natural area
Pristine Mud Flat 800.3 2.9 25.1 Conserved area
Impacted Mud Flat 1 4431.5 16.3 140.8 Natural area
Impacted Mud Flat 2 1141.6 4.2 36.3 Natural area
Total 6441.4 23.7 204.0