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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 119C CBI = 2.57

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CBI=2.57

 

100% burn; litter, light fuels and duff > 85% consumed. Larger down fuels >60% loss; deep char. 75% increase in soil cover. Significant new litter fall. Sprouting sub-shrubs and forbs in patches, 35% survival. Sapling trees 85% charred. Overstory strata canopy mortality is 100% from 40-50% char, 50-60% scorch-girdle; no green. Mixed White Fir/Ponderosa Pine type.

 

PLOT 119C
A. Substrates 2.88
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.40
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.67
D. Intermediate Trees 2.45
E. Big Trees 2.45
Understory CBI 2.67
Overstory CBI 2.45
Total Plot 2.57