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Wolf Fire 2002; 2003 Plot WL19 CBI = 0.94

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CBI=0.94 

 

Patchy 65% burn with light charring of understory throughout. Moderate consumption of litter 55% and duff 38%. Consumption of down fuels 16%. Small change in soil cover and color 25%. Regenerated forbs and grasses throughout understory with some patches of colonizers. Shrub and small tree mortality is 20%. Intermediate trees have 15% scorch-girdle. Big trees are 95% green. Char height is < .5 m, total mortality 15% due to girdling. Mixed conifer community.

 

PLOT WL19
A. Substrates 1.43
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.50
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 1.53
D. Intermediate Trees 0.34
E. Big Trees 0.24
Understory CBI 1.48
Overstory CBI 0.29
Total Plot 0.94