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Section 33 Fire 2004; 2005 Plot CBI-02




100% burn with high charring of understory throughout. 100% consumption of litter and >95% of light fuel; 35-45% duff consumption. < 10% consumption of medium down fuels, and < 5% consumption of heavy down fuels. Soil cover and color not rated in plot. 100% of grasses, small shrubs, and forbs burned in understory; about 35% survival and high change in species relative abundance expected, but low numbers of new colonizers. 100% of tall shrubs and small trees burned, mostly charred with branch consumption and little survival. 100% of intermediate trees burned, 100% crown char/torch. 100% of big trees burned with 100% crown char/torch. 100% overstory tree mortality with fine branch consumption. Mixed conifer/deciduous forest type.


A. Substrates 1.40
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.75
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.90
D. Intermediate Trees 2.90
E. Big Trees 2.90
Understory CBI 2.30
Overstory CBI 2.90
Total Plot 2.60