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Gate Canyon


FactorEnglish ValueUnitsMetric ValueUnits
Series Name: YELL 3 Andesitic Douglas-fir and Mixed Conifer
Plot: Gate Canyon
Cover Type: DF2
Overstory composition: Douglas-fir 100%
Shrub composition: Ribes sp., Snowberry, Wood rose
Herbaceous composition: Strawberry, Meadowrue, Pinegrass
Aspect: 10°T
Slope: 15%
Elevation: 6,348ft1,935m
UTME: 523949
UTMN: 4977387
Fuel load, One-hour: 0.732t/ac0.164kg/m2
Fuel load, Ten-hour: 0.014t/ac0.003kg/m2
Fuel load, Hundred-hour: 0.064t/ac0.014kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Solid: 0.300t/ac0.067kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Rotten: 0.150t/ac0.034kg/m2
Fuel load, Litter: 1.69t/ac0.379kg/m2
Fuel load, Duff: 23.02t/ac5.160kg/m2
Fuel load, Live herbaceous: 0.147t/ac0.033kg/m2
Fuel load, Live woody: 0.154t/ac0.035kg/m2
Fuel Bed Depth, Dead: 0.11ft3.2cm
Fuel Bed Depth, Herbaceous: 0.73ft22.28cm
Depth, Litter: 0.6in1.5cm
Depth, Duff: 1.3in3.4cm
Overstory live trees: 250stems/ac618stems/ha
Overstory snags: 92stems/ac227stems/ha
Seedling live trees: 2,254stems/ac227stems/ha
Seedling dead trees: 322stems/ac227stems/ha
Seedling height: 1.87ft0.57m
Canopy closure: 74%
Crown ratio: 58%
Basal area: 228.7ft2/ha52.5m2/ha
Codominant height: 67.8ft20.7m
Canopy base height: 10.0ft3.0m
Canopy ceiling height: 76.0ft23.2m
Canopy length: ftm
Crown base height: 26.6ft8.1m
Crown depth: 33.7ft10.3m
Canopy fuel load: 6.68t/ac1.50kg/m2
Canopy bulk density, Segmental: 0.00830lbs/ft3133.0g/m3
Canopy bulk density, Volumetric: 0.00910lbs/ft3145.8g/m3
Remarks: Burned 1882?

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