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Chalcedony


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Series Name: Miscellaneous Stands
Plot: Chalcedony
Cover Type: LP2
Overstory composition: Engelmann spruce 39%, Lodgepole pine 37.3%, Whitebark pine 16%
Shrub composition:
Herbaceous composition:
Aspect: 345°T
Slope: 55%
Elevation: 8,711ft2,655m
UTME: 561573
UTMN: 4963923
Fuel load, One-hour: 0.581t/ac0.130kg/m2
Fuel load, Ten-hour: 0.814t/ac0.182kg/m2
Fuel load, Hundred-hour: 2.854t/ac0.640kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Solid: 24.240t/ac5.434kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Rotten: 1.780t/ac0.399kg/m2
Fuel load, Litter: 2.51t/ac0.563kg/m2
Fuel load, Duff: 19.86t/ac4.452kg/m2
Fuel load, Live herbaceous: t/ackg/m2
Fuel load, Live woody: t/ackg/m2
Fuel Bed Depth, Dead: ftcm
Fuel Bed Depth, Herbaceous: ftcm
Depth, Litter: 0.6in1.4cm
Depth, Duff: 1.1in2.7cm
Overstory live trees: 412stems/ac1,018stems/ha
Overstory snags: 175stems/ac432stems/ha
Seedling live trees: 11,486stems/ac432stems/ha
Seedling dead trees: 966stems/ac432stems/ha
Seedling height: 0.90ft0.27m
Canopy closure: %
Crown ratio: 74%
Basal area: 135.5ft2/ha31.1m2/ha
Codominant height: 61.7ft18.8m
Canopy base height: 1.0ft0.3m
Canopy ceiling height: 63.0ft19.2m
Canopy length: 62.0ft18.9m
Crown base height: 9.6ft2.9m
Crown depth: 22.7ft6.9m
Canopy fuel load: 10.02t/ac2.25kg/m2
Canopy bulk density, Segmental: 0.01130lbs/ft3181.0g/m3
Canopy bulk density, Volumetric: 0.02030lbs/ft3325.2g/m3
Remarks: Composite of 3 plots. Stand last burned in 1919.

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