Table 2: The quantities of soil organic carbon (tonnes) stored across Leicester in residential and non-residential land. Values in parenthesis are 95% confidence intervals

From: Organic carbon hidden in urban ecosystems

Land-coverResidential landNon-residential landTotal
Greenspace 0–21 cm153,512258,041411,553
 (143157–163867)(243,975–272,107)(394,087–429,019)
Greenspace 21–100 cm151,314329,524480,838
 (137,021–165,737)(298,399–360,934)(446,588–515,401)
Non-load bearing artificial surface 15–100 cm14,85185,404100,256
 (13,444–16,258)(77,313–93,495)(92,043–108,468)
Load bearing artificial surface 40–100 cm28,88839,11167,999
 (26,148–31,628)(35,401–42,821)(63,387–72,611)
Total soil organic carbon345,565712,0801,060,646
 (330,649–366,585)(676,784–747,628)(1,021,062–1,100,500)