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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 304 CBI = 1.98

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CBI=1.98

 

100% burn with moderate charring throughout understory. Fairly high consumption of litter and duff > 85%. Down fuels over 100-hour not present. Slight 10% change in soil cover. Patches of sprouting shrubs, and colonizing grasses and forbs. Tall shrub and small tree mortality is low 10%. Overstory tree mortality is 100% from 75% scorch-girdle, 25% char. Gray Pine/Oak/Silk tassel open grassy understory.

 

PLOT 304
A. Substrates 2.00
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.50
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 1.58
D. Intermediate Trees 2.40
E. Big Trees 2.42
Understory CBI 1.66
Overstory CBI 2.41
Total Plot 1.98