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Wolf Fire 2002; 2003 Plot WH3 CBI = 2.47

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CBI=2.47

Consistent 85% burn with moderately high charring of understory throughout. High consumption of litter 95% and duff 100%. High consumption of down fuels > 40% and deep char. High increase in soil cover and color > 70%. Small patches of understory colonizers. Shrub and small tree mortality is 90%. Intermediate trees have 15% torch and scorch/girdle > 80%. Overstory trees show 10% green, 10% torch/char and > 70% scorch/girdle. High overstory tree mortality > 95%, char height > 6 m. Mixed conifer community.

 

PLOT WH3
A. Substrates 2.90
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.33
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.65
D. Intermediate Trees 2.28
E. Big Trees 2.30
Understory CBI 2.63
Overstory CBI 2.29
Total Plot 2.47