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Gin Flat PW-3 RX Fire 2002; 2003 Plot PM4 CBI = 2.24

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CBI=2.24

Consistent 100% burn with moderately high charring of understory throughout. High consumption of litter > 98% and duff 100%. High consumption of down fuels > 40% and deep char. High increase in soil cover and color > 80%. Small patches of colonizers in understory. Shrub and small tree mortality is high > 95%. Intermediate trees have moderate mortality due to scorch/girdle 23%. Upper canopy is 50% green, 50% scorch/girdle with 10% mortality, no torch/char. Char height is > 7 m. Mixed conifer community.

 

PLOT PM4
A. Substrates 3.00
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.50
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.80
D. Intermediate Trees 1.58
E. Big Trees 1.50
Understory CBI 2.78
Overstory CBI 1.54
Total Plot 2.24