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Gin Flat PW-3 RX Fire 2002; 2003 Plot PL1 CBI = 1.64

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CBI=1.64 

Consistent 75% burn with moderate charring of understory throughout. Moderate consumption of litter 55% and duff 50%. High consumption of down fuels > 30% with deep char. Moderate 40% change in soil cover and color. Some patches of colonizing grasses and forbs in understory. Shrub and small tree mortality is > 95%. Intermediate trees have 5% torch and 40% scorch/girdle. Upper canopy has 2% torch/char and 8% scorch/girdle. 90% green. Char height is < 1.8 m for overstory. Mixed conifer community.

 

PLOT PL1
A. Substrates 2.08
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.75
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.38
D. Intermediate Trees 1.42
E. Big Trees 0.74
Understory CBI 2.07
Overstory CBI 1.08
Total Plot 1.64