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Wolf Fire 2002; 2003 Plot WM12 CBI = 2.77

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CBI=2.77

Consistent > 95% burn with high charring of understory throughout. High consumption of litter 96% and duff 98%. High consumption of down fuels > 40% with deep char. High increase in soil cover and color; 80%. Very small patches of understory colonizers. Shrub and small tree mortality is 99%. Intermediate trees show 90% torch and 10% scorch. Big trees have 25% torch/char and 65% scorch/girdle. Overstory tree mortality is 98%, char height > 6.5m. Mixed conifer community.

 

PLOT WM12
A. Substrates 2.92
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.63
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 3.00
D. Intermediate Trees 2.88
E. Big Trees 2.42
Understory CBI 2.85
Overstory CBI 2.65
Total Plot 2.77