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Section 33 Fire 2004; 2005 Plot CBI-01

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CBI=2.70

 

100% burn with high charring of understory throughout. Litter not rated on plot. 70-80% duff consumption with deep char. < 20% consumption of medium down fuels; < 10% consumption of heavy down fuels. > 80% change in soil cover and color. 100% of grasses, small shrubs, and forbs burned with moderate change in species relative abundance. Low numbers of new colonizers. > 99% of tall shrubs and small trees burned in understory, high mortality to conifers. 100% of intermediate tree crowns burned with 55-65% torch and 35-45% scorch/girdle impacts. 100% of big trees burned, mostly with crown scorch/girdle impacts, some char/torch. 100% intermediate and big tree mortality. Mixed conifer/deciduous forest type.

 

PLOT CBI 01
A. Substrates 2.10
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.80
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.90
D. Intermediate Trees 2.60
E. Big Trees 2.90
Understory CBI 2.60
Overstory CBI 2.80
Total Plot 2.70