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Cottonwood Bar Fire 2002; 2003 Plot V05


Cottonwood Bar Fire
J. Allen, B. Sorbel photo.


30% light burn with light charring. About 30% consumption of moss. 20-30% consumption of litter, and somewhat less of duff. 15-25% light consumption of downed fuels. Soil cover and color unchanged. Overall, 15-25% grasses, small shrubs, and forbs burned; >90% survival. No colonizers present. Tussock Tundra community type.


A. Substrates 0.62
B. Vegetation <1 m. 0.85
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. N/A
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 0.72
Overstory CBI N/A
Total Plot 0.72