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Phlox Creek 1


FactorEnglish ValueUnitsMetric ValueUnits
Series Name: YELL 2 Early Post-fire Lodgepole Pine
Plot: Phlox Creek 1
Cover Type: LP0
Overstory composition: Lodgepole pine
Shrub composition: None
Herbaceous composition: Elk sedge 42%, Lupine 8%, Grass 4%, Ross' sedge
Aspect: 135°T
Slope: 3%
Elevation: 7,860ft2,396m
UTME: 569825
UTMN: 4895428
Fuel load, One-hour: 0.303t/ac0.068kg/m2
Fuel load, Ten-hour: 0.852t/ac0.191kg/m2
Fuel load, Hundred-hour: 2.450t/ac0.549kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Solid: 41.110t/ac9.216kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Rotten: 12.310t/ac2.760kg/m2
Fuel load, Litter: 0.54t/ac0.122kg/m2
Fuel load, Duff: 0.45t/ac0.100kg/m2
Fuel load, Live herbaceous: 0.344t/ac0.077kg/m2
Fuel load, Live woody: 0.000t/ac0.000kg/m2
Fuel Bed Depth, Dead: 0.34ft10.5cm
Fuel Bed Depth, Herbaceous: ftcm
Depth, Litter: 0.1in0.3cm
Depth, Duff: 0.0in0.1cm
Overstory live trees: 322stems/ac796stems/ha
Overstory snags: 81stems/ac200stems/ha
Seedling live trees: 161stems/ac200stems/ha
Seedling dead trees: 27stems/ac200stems/ha
Seedling height: 3.00ft0.91m
Canopy closure: %
Crown ratio: %
Basal area: 0.5ft2/ha0.1m2/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: Burned in the Phlox Fire on 16 August 2002.

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