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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 20A CBI = 1.50




75% burn with 65% pre-fire soil cover. Low to moderate impacts across three strata. 50% consumption of litter and light fuels; spotty duff 60-70% consumed; about 15% increase in soil cover. No larger down fuels. Stratum B 55% burned off with 65% living, and low amount of new colonizing grasses and annual herbs. Larger shrubs 80% charred or scorched with 80% resprouting and slight branch loss;. No overstory trees. Very open Chaparral/ grassland with Mountain Mahogany, Silk Tassle and Rabbit brush.


A. Substrates 1.47
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.10
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 1.93
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 1.50
Overstory CBI N/A
Total Plot 1.50