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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 120 CBI = 2.17

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CBI=2.17

 

100% burn. High > 95% consumption of litter, light fuels and duff, with 40% new soil exposure. No down fuels over 100-hour. Stratum B burned off with 75-80% living, and moderate amounts of colonizing grasses and annual herbs. Larger shrubs torched and charred with large reduction in cover and moderate branch loss; > 90% resprouting with fairly robust basal growth. 10% cover of overstory trees are 75-80% charred; the remainder scorched; 100% mortality. Dense 0ak/Silk Tassel/Mahogany foothill woodland.

 

PLOT 120
A. Substrates 2.60
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.85
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 1.78
D. Intermediate Trees 2.58
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 2.03
Overstory CBI 2.58
Total Plot 2.17