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Yellowstone National Park

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Baker's Hole

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Series Name: YELL 2 Early Post-fire Lodgepole Pine
Plot: Baker's Hole
Cover Type: LP0
Overstory composition: Lodgepole pine
Shrub composition: N/A
Herbaceous composition: Grass 31%, Pussytoes 25%, Phlox 7%
Aspect: FLAT°T
Slope: 2%
Elevation: 6,634ft2,022m
UTME: 494430
UTMN: 4953884
Fuel load, One-hour: 0.364t/ac0.082kg/m2
Fuel load, Ten-hour: 1.197t/ac0.268kg/m2
Fuel load, Hundred-hour: 4.016t/ac0.900kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Solid: 8.220t/ac1.843kg/m2
Fuel load, Thousand-hour Rotten: 0.420t/ac0.094kg/m2
Fuel load, Litter: 1.01t/ac0.227kg/m2
Fuel load, Duff: 0.89t/ac0.199kg/m2
Fuel load, Live herbaceous: 0.639t/ac0.143kg/m2
Fuel load, Live woody: 0.000t/ac0.000kg/m2
Fuel Bed Depth, Dead: 0.18ft5.6cm
Fuel Bed Depth, Herbaceous: ftcm
Depth, Litter: 0.3in0.7cm
Depth, Duff: 0.0in0.1cm
Overstory live trees: 80stems/ac198stems/ha
Overstory snags: 27stems/ac67stems/ha
Seedling live trees: 242stems/ac67stems/ha
Seedling dead trees: 0stems/ac67stems/ha
Seedling height: 2.73ft0.83m
Canopy closure: %
Crown ratio: %
Basal area: 0.1ft2/ha0.0m2/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 where the 2003 Baker's Hole fire encountered LP0. Represents the partial burn on 7 July under an ember shower. Many spotfires ignited but could not grow together. The overall area was bucketed by a helicopter but the extent and location are not well known.started on 7/5/2003. The plot may be located in 1916 burn: all downed woody 100 + 1000-hr are relatively small.

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