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Gin Flat PW-3 RX Fire 2002; 2003 Plot PH5 CBI = 2.76

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CBI=2.76

Consistent 100% burn with high charring of understory throughout. High consumption of litter > 98% and duff 100%. High consumption of down fuels > 40% with deep char. High increase in soil cover and color > 80%. Very small patches of colonizers in understory. Shrub and small tree mortality of > 95%. Overstory tree mortality is 100% mostly from scorch/girdle with 35-40% torch/char. Char height is > 7 m. Mixed conifer community.

 

PLOT PH5
A. Substrates 3.00
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.50
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.80
D. Intermediate Trees 2.76
E. Big Trees 2.70
Understory CBI 2.78
Overstory CBI 2.73
Total Plot 2.76