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Table 3 Determination of the seasonality of fire scars (number and percent) based on the position of the fire lesion within the scarred ring, for Ciénega de la Vaca, Durango, Mexico, for 1575 to 2008. D dormant, EE early earlywood, ME middle earlywood, LE late earlywood, and L latewood

From: Climatic influence on fire regime (1700 to 2008) in the Nazas watershed, Durango, Mexico

Site and analysis period Season determined Season undetermined D EE ME LE L Spring fires Summer fires
Low elevation site 1670 to 2008
 Number (n) 334 21 0 304 29 1 0 304 30
 Percentage (%) 94.1 5.9 0 91.0 8.7 0.3 0 91.0 9.0
High elevation site 1575 to 1994
 Number (n) 226 15 0 221 4 1 0 221 5
 Percentage (%) 93.8 6.2 0 97.8 1.8 0.4 0 97.8 2.2
Combined sites 1575 to 2008
 Number (n) 560 36 0 525 33 2 0 525 35
 Percentage (%) 94.0 6.0 0 93.8 5.9 0.4 0 93.8 6.2