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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 18A CBI = 2.59




100% burn including 5% pre-fire rock cover. 100% consumed litter; 90-95% light fuels and duff, with 60% new soil exposure. No down fuels over 100-hour. Stratum B burned off with moderate-high amount of colonizing grasses and annual herbs. Larger shrubs torched and charred with large reduction in cover and large branch loss; 50% resprouting with modest basal growth. No overstory trees. Dense live 0ak/mixed Chaparral community.


A. Substrates 2.73
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.50
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.53
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 2.59
Overstory CBI N/A
Total Plot 2.59