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Table 2 Soil organic carbon pools and different units reported by referred authors

From: Advances in quantifying soil organic carbon under different land uses in Ethiopia: a review and synthesis

Soil organic carbon pool* Number of observations Percentage proportion (%)
1. Soil carbon concentration (g/kg) 3 8.3%
2. Soil carbon concentration (%) 9 25%
Soil carbon concentration   33.3%
3. Soil carbon stock (Mg/ha) 3 8.3%
4. Soil carbon stock (kg m-2) 1 2.8%
5. Soil carbon stock (t/ha) 1 2.8%
Soil carbon stock   13.9%
6. Soil carbon concentration (g/kg) and Soil carbon stock (Mg/ha) 6 16.7%
7. Soil carbon concentration (%) and Soil carbon stock (Mg/ha) 8 22.2%
8. Soil carbon concentration (%) and Soil carbon stock (t/ha) 3 8.3%
9. Soil carbon concentration (g/kg) and Soil carbon stock (g m-2) 1 2.8%
10. Soil carbon concentration (%) and Soil carbon stock (g m-2) 1 2.8%
Soil carbon concentration and Carbon stock   52.8%
Total 36 100
  1. *See Appendix 1 for details