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Upper Soda Butte


FactorEnglish ValueUnitsMetric ValueUnits
Series Name: YELL 3 Andesitic Douglas-fir and Mixed Conifer
Plot: Upper Soda Butte
Cover Type: LP3
Overstory composition: Engelmann spruce 78%, Lodgepole pine 18%, Subalpine fir 5%
Shrub composition:
Herbaceous composition:
Aspect: 228°T
Slope: 40%
Elevation: 7,270ft2,216m
UTME: 574604
UTMN: 4982080
Fuel load, One-hour: 0.737t/ac0.165kg/m2
Fuel load, Ten-hour: 0.050t/ac0.011kg/m2
Fuel load, Hundred-hour: 0.109t/ac0.024kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Solid: 0.170t/ac0.038kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Rotten: 1.740t/ac0.390kg/m2
Fuel load, Litter: 3.26t/ac0.731kg/m2
Fuel load, Duff: 18.05t/ac4.046kg/m2
Fuel load, Live herbaceous: 0.070t/ac0.016kg/m2
Fuel load, Live woody: 0.663t/ac0.149kg/m2
Fuel Bed Depth, Dead: 0.35ft10.6cm
Fuel Bed Depth, Herbaceous: 0.87ft26.40cm
Depth, Litter: 0.8in2.1cm
Depth, Duff: 1.0in2.7cm
Overstory live trees: 342stems/ac845stems/ha
Overstory snags: 53stems/ac131stems/ha
Seedling live trees: 3,757stems/ac131stems/ha
Seedling dead trees: 27stems/ac131stems/ha
Seedling height: ftm
Canopy closure: 85%
Crown ratio: 85%
Basal area: 221.7ft2/ha50.9m2/ha
Codominant height: 66.2ft20.2m
Canopy base height: 0.0ft0.0m
Canopy ceiling height: 91.0ft27.7m
Canopy length: ftm
Crown base height: 4.7ft1.4m
Crown depth: 28.7ft8.7m
Canopy fuel load: 6.40t/ac1.43kg/m2
Canopy bulk density, Segmental: 0.00610lbs/ft397.7g/m3
Canopy bulk density, Volumetric: 0.01020lbs/ft3163.4g/m3
Remarks: 999.999

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