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Indian Creek


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Series Name: YELL 2 Early Post-fire Lodgepole Pine
Plot: Indian Creek
Cover Type: LP0
Overstory composition: Lodgepole pine
Shrub composition: Potentilla 1%, Big sagebrush 1%
Herbaceous composition: Grass 22%, Bromus 15%, Elk sedge 5%
Aspect: 124°T
Slope: 5%
Elevation: 7,719ft2,353m
UTME: 516369
UTMN: 4967807
Fuel load, One-hour: 0.211t/ac0.047kg/m2
Fuel load, Ten-hour: 1.664t/ac0.373kg/m2
Fuel load, Hundred-hour: 7.220t/ac1.619kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Solid: 99.160t/ac22.229kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Rotten: 11.900t/ac2.668kg/m2
Fuel load, Litter: 1.36t/ac0.304kg/m2
Fuel load, Duff: 0.91t/ac0.204kg/m2
Fuel load, Live herbaceous: 0.406t/ac0.091kg/m2
Fuel load, Live woody: 0.000t/ac0.000kg/m2
Fuel Bed Depth, Dead: 0.94ft28.7cm
Fuel Bed Depth, Herbaceous: ftcm
Depth, Litter: 0.3in0.9cm
Depth, Duff: 0.1in0.1cm
Overstory live trees: 456stems/ac1,127stems/ha
Overstory snags: 27stems/ac67stems/ha
Seedling live trees: 1,047stems/ac67stems/ha
Seedling dead trees: 54stems/ac67stems/ha
Seedling height: 3.28ft1.00m
Canopy closure: %
Crown ratio: %
Basal area: 7.2ft2/ha1.6m2/ha
Codominant height: ftm
Canopy base height: ftm
Canopy ceiling height: ftm
Canopy length: ftm
Crown base height: ftm
Crown depth: ftm
Canopy fuel load: t/ackg/m2
Canopy bulk density, Segmental: lbs/ft3g/m3
Canopy bulk density, Volumetric: lbs/ft3g/m3
Remarks: Represents the 2003 Indian Creek Fire ignited by lightning on 23 August. This fire was suppressed but had potential to carry far.

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