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Cottonwood Bar Fire 2002; 2003 Plot R45


Cottonwood Bar Fire
J. Allen photo.


85% burn with moderate charring throughout. 70-75% consumption of moss. 70-80% consumption of litter. 20-30% duff consumption with some deep char. 25-35% consumption of downed fuels. 80-90% grasses, small shrubs, and forbs burned in understory with 70% survival. Slight increase in colonizers. Tussock Tundra community.


A. Substrates 1.22
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.27
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. N/A
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 1.24
Overstory CBI N/A
Total Plot 1.24