Forest Fuel Appraisal Photoseries

Yellowstone National Park

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FactorEnglish ValueUnitsMetric ValueUnits
Series Name: YELL 2 Early Post-fire Lodgepole Pine
Plot: Union
Cover Type: LP0
Overstory composition: Lodgepole pine
Shrub composition: None
Herbaceous composition: Elk sedge 50%
Aspect: 220°T
Slope: 1%
Elevation: 7,638ft2,328m
UTME: 514990
UTMN: 4890028
Fuel load, One-hour: 0.186t/ac0.042kg/m2
Fuel load, Ten-hour: 0.352t/ac0.079kg/m2
Fuel load, Hundred-hour: 0.000t/ac0.000kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Solid: 37.750t/ac8.462kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Rotten: 9.420t/ac2.112kg/m2
Fuel load, Litter: 2.31t/ac0.517kg/m2
Fuel load, Duff: 3.03t/ac0.679kg/m2
Fuel load, Live herbaceous: 0.233t/ac0.052kg/m2
Fuel load, Live woody: 0.161t/ac0.036kg/m2
Fuel Bed Depth, Dead: 0.09ft2.7cm
Fuel Bed Depth, Herbaceous: ftcm
Depth, Litter: 0.6in1.5cm
Depth, Duff: 0.2in0.4cm
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: Installed ahead of the 2003 Union Fire but was never exposed to fire. Sampling was limited, consisting of a fuel transect (No full photoseries plot was installed).

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