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B242 Fire 1999; 2001 Plot 242B5

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B242 Fire

 

100% burn with high charring of understory throughout. > 95% duff consumption. High 50-60% consumption of medium down fuels. > 80% change in soil cover and color. 100% grasses, small shrubs, and forbs burned in understory, low survival with some colonizers in understory. > 98% shrub and small tree layer change in cover, low survival. 100% of intermediate trees burned, showing 95-98% char/torch and 2-5% scorch, high branch consumption. 100% intermediate tree mortality. Char height is > 5 m. Black Spruce/Tussock Tundra community.

 

PLOT 242B5
A. Substrates 2.70
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.83
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.50
D. Intermediate Trees 2.90
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 2.73
Overstory CBI 2.90
Total Plot 2.79