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Highland Creek Fire 2000; 2002 Plot 9a CBI = 0.77

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CBI=0.77

 

85% burn with light charring throughout. Substrates have highest score at 1.4, all others are quite low. 45-55%consumption of litter, 25% for duff. Consumption of down fuels < 15%, shallow char. Small 5% change in soil cover and color. Regenerated forbs and grasses dominate understory. Shrub and small tree mortality is a low 10%. Overstory tree mortality is < 2%, about 5% of crowns scorched. Young ponderosa pine community.

 

PLOT 9a
A. Substrates 1.40
B. Vegetation <1 m. 0.65
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 0.58
D. Intermediate Trees 0.70
E. Big Trees 0.35
Understory CBI 0.94
Overstory CBI 0.52
Total Plot 0.77