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Table 2 Summary of coarse woody debris (>7.62 cm intercepted diameter; ≥1000-hour time lag class) in the Yosemite Forest Dynamics Plot, Yosemite National Park, California, USA. Pre-fire measurements were in June 2011, the site burned in the Rim Fire in September 2013, and post-fire measurements were in June 2014

From: Fuel dynamics after reintroduced fire in an old-growth Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer forest

Time and origin Species Loading (Mg ha−1) Number observed Diameter range (cm)
Pre-fire Abies concolor 18.5 137 8 to 130
Calocedrus decurrens 10.5 5 12 to 35
Cornus nuttallii Audubon ex Torr. & A. Gray 3.1 1 11 to 11
Pinus lambertiana 47.7 127 8 to 190
Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco 3.4 2 8 to 10
Quercus kelloggii Newberry 42.2 2 38 to 40
Unidentifiable 26.8 152 8 to 170
Post-fire, old Abies concolor 11.2 18 8 to 62
Calocedrus decurrens 38.9 6 10 to 68
Pinus lambertiana 45.0 51 6 to 160
Unidentifiable 28.5 56 8 to 169
Post-fire, new Abies concolor 6.4 9 8 to 40
Calocedrus decurrens 37.6 6 9 to 72
Pinus lambertiana 19.3 26 8 to 95
Quercus kelloggii 14.2 2 20 to 22
Unidentifiable 15.2 4 9 to 71