Forest Fuel Appraisal Photoseries

Yellowstone National Park

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Phlox Creek 2


FactorEnglish ValueUnitsMetric ValueUnits
Series Name: YELL 2 Early Post-fire Lodgepole Pine
Plot: Phlox Creek 2
Cover Type: LP0
Overstory composition: Lodgepole pine
Shrub composition: N/A
Herbaceous composition: Elk sedge, fireweed
Aspect: FLAT°T
Slope: 0%
Elevation: 7,911ft2,411m
UTME: 571257
UTMN: 4897358
Fuel load, One-hour: 0.319t/ac0.072kg/m2
Fuel load, Ten-hour: 1.315t/ac0.295kg/m2
Fuel load, Hundred-hour: 5.608t/ac1.257kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Solid: 38.370t/ac8.601kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Rotten: 0.000t/ac0.000kg/m2
Fuel load, Litter: 2.49t/ac0.559kg/m2
Fuel load, Duff: 12.13t/ac2.718kg/m2
Fuel load, Live herbaceous: t/ackg/m2
Fuel load, Live woody: t/ackg/m2
Fuel Bed Depth, Dead: 0.30ft9.1cm
Fuel Bed Depth, Herbaceous: ftcm
Depth, Litter: 0.6in1.6cm
Depth, Duff: 0.7in1.7cm
Overstory live trees: stems/acstems/ha
Overstory snags: stems/acstems/ha
Seedling live trees: stems/acstems/ha
Seedling dead trees: stems/acstems/ha
Seedling height: ftm
Canopy closure: %
Crown ratio: %
Basal area: ft2/ham2/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 2002 Phlox Fire 26 August. This sample is not a full photoseries plot. It consists of a limited fuel transect. Methods are given in the methods section.

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