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Jasper Fire 2000; 2002 Plot 55 CBI = 0.59

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CBI=0.59

 

100% burn with light charring of understory and low impacts over all strata. Low 30% consumption of litter and duff. Consumption of down fuels 25%. Small 10-15% change in soil cover and color. Regenerated forbs and grasses dominate understory. Shrub and small tree mortality is low <20%. Predominantly green overstory trees show small <5% of scorch-girdle. Young Ponderosa Pine community.

 

PLOT 55
A. Substrates 1.14
B. Vegetation <1 m. 0.20
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 0.80
D. Intermediate Trees 0.08
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 0.79
Overstory CBI 0.08
Total Plot 0.59