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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 119A CBI = 2.12

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CBI=2.12

 

100% burn; litter, light fuels and duff consumption > 85%. Larger down fuels not present. 75% change in soil cover and color. Sprouting sub-shrubs and forb patches, 50% survival. Shrub and small tree mortality is low 10%. Stratum D tree mortality is 100% from 25% char, 75% scorch-girdle. Big trees 85% canopy mortality; 5-10% char and 75-80% scorch-girdle; 15% green. Mixed White Fir/Ponderosa Pine type.

 

PLOT 119A
A. Substrates 2.73
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.93
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 1.33
D. Intermediate Trees 2.42
E. Big Trees 2.35
Understory CBI 1.93
Overstory CBI 2.39
Total Plot 2.12