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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 65 CBI = 2.10




100% burn with moderate charring in understory, and relatively high effects in the overstory. Moderate consumption of litter and duff 40-60%. Down fuels over 100-hour not present. Moderate 35% change in soil cover and color. Small patches of sprouting shrubs and colonizing grasses. Shrub and small tree mortality is high > 80% with high change in cover. Tree mortality is 100% from 85% scorch-girdle, 15% torch-char. One tree stratum. Mountain mahogany, Cerocampus, Flannel brush, Manzanita mixed Chaparral/Oak/Pine community.


A. Substrates 1.27
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.67
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.80
D. Intermediate Trees 2.30
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 2.00
Overstory CBI 2.30
Total Plot 2.10