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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 304A CBI = 2.32

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CBI=2.32

 

100% burn with > 90% litter consumed; 70% light fuels; and 50% duff. A > 40% increase in soil cover. Notable new litter fall. Larger fuels 40-50% consumed. > 95% low vegetation burned with about 90% survival, and a moderate-high rate of colonizing grasses and forbs. Strata C and D not present. Big tree canopy mortality is 100% from 50% torch-char and 50% scorch. No green nor notable branch loss. Gray Pine/Oak/Silk tassel open grassy understory.

 

PLOT 304A
A. Substrates 2.35
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.10
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. N/A
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees 2.50
Understory CBI 2.22
Overstory CBI 2.50
Total Plot 2.32