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Table 1 Fire and site-level characteristics for study reaches in Yosemite National Park, California, USA (modified from Jackson and Sullivan 2015). Channel-reach morphology was classified following Montgomery and Buffington (1997). Stream order was determined based on Strahler (1957). Aspect was used as a coarse proxy for heat load (McCune and Keon 2002). Streamwater was sampled from the sites between 1 and 13 years after the last fire

From: Fire severity, time since fire, and site-level characteristics influence streamwater chemistry at baseflow conditions in catchments of the Sierra Nevada, California, USA

Streams Catchment size (km2) Burn severity Time since fire (years) Elevation (m) Aspect Stream order Channel-reach morphology Dominant riparian vegetation
Chilnualna 18.8 Reference >100 2008 W 3 Pool-riffle Salix, Cornus L., Rhododendron L.
South Tuolumne 34.8 Low 1 1716 NW 3 Step-pool Salix, Alnus (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray
Grouse 10.1 Low 5 1574 NW 3 Step-pool Alnus, Cornus
Coyote 4.9 Low 7 1836 SE 2 Step-pool Salix, Cornus, Rhododendron
Cascade 26.9 Low 7 1864 SW 3 Step-pool Salix, Cornus, Rhododendron
Camp 1.4 Low 9 2098 N 1 Pool-riffle Alnus, Cornus
Mono 20.8 Low 10 2096 N 3 Pool-riffle Salix, Cornus, Alnus
Middle Tuolumne 94.3 High 1 1766 SW 3 Pool-riffle Salix, Populus L., Rhododendron
Tamarack 10.6 High 5 1931 S 2 Step-pool Salix
Crane 6.5 High 5 1850 E 2 Step-pool Cornus, Rhododendron
Frog 43.9 High 8 1909 S 3 Step-pool Salix, Cornus, Rhododendron
Meadow 2.0 High 9 2127 N 1 Pool-riffle Salix
Buena Vista 35.2 High 13 2154 NNW 3 Step-pool Salix, Rubus L., Alnus