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Section 33 Fire 2004; 2005 Plot CBI-16




100% burn with light charring throughout. 50% consumption of litter. 10-15% consumption of duff, shallow char. < 5% consumption of medium down fuels. Soil cover and color not rated in plot. 100% of grasses, small shrubs, and forbs burned in understory, with near 100% regeneration and little change in cover. Little change in species composition and no new colonizers anticipated. No strata C, D, or E on plot. Some pre-fire standing dead snags not counted. Carex wet meadow community with remnant dead spruce.


A. Substrates 0.60
B. Vegetation <1 m. 0.25
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. NA
D. Intermediate Trees NA
E. Big Trees NA
Understory CBI 0.40
Overstory CBI NR
Total Plot 0.40