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B248 Fire 1999; 2001 Plot 248D2


B248 Fire


100% burn with high charring of understory and overstory throughout. > 80% duff consumption. High 50-70% consumption of medium and heavy down fuels. 35-45% change in soil cover. 10-15% survival of grasses, small shrubs, and forbs; high amount of colonizers; high expected change in species composition. No C stratum present. 100% of intermediate trees burned, showing 95-98% char/torch and 2-5% scorch, with notable branch lose. 100% tree mortality. Char height is > 5 m. White Spruce forest type.


PLOT 248D2
A. Substrates 2.60
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.67
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. N/A
D. Intermediate Trees 2.90
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 2.63
Overstory CBI 2.90
Total Plot 2.77