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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 304B CBI = 2.29

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CBI=2.29

 

100% burn with 95% litter consumed; 80% light fuels, and 85% duff. > 50% increase in soil cover. light new litter fall. Larger fuels not present. About 90% survival in stratum B with a moderate-high rate of colonizing grasses and forbs. Strata C is completely top-charred with notable branch loss and 65-70% survival. Tree strata show 100% canopy mortality from about 40% torch-char and 60% scorch. No green nor notable branch loss. Gray Pine/Oak/Silk tassel open grass understory.

 

PLOT 304B
A. Substrates 2.53
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.80
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.28
D. Intermediate Trees 2.38
E. Big Trees 2.42
Understory CBI 2.21
Overstory CBI 2.40
Total Plot 2.29