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Fig. 3 | Fire Ecology

Fig. 3

From: Does burn severity affect plant community diversity and composition in mixed conifer forests of the United States Intermountain West one decade post fire?

Fig. 3

Ordination for fires that burned in Montana (a and b), Idaho (c and d), and Washington (e and f), USA, in July and August between 2003 and 2007. Convex hulls for each burn severity group and vectors with |Ƭ| > 0.200 are shown as black lines. Axis 1 for Montana and Washington fires and Axis 2 for Idaho fires represent a temperature–precipitation gradient, while Axis 2 for Montana and Washington and Axis 1 for Idaho represent a burn severity gradient. The axes represent ordination scores and do not have units. Abbreviations for predictor variables are: elevation = elevation, dNBR = burn severity index, trasp = transformed aspect, cc = canopy cover, ffp = length of frost-free period, gsp = growing season precipitation, map = mean annual precipitation, mat = mean annual temperature, mmax = mean maximum temperature of the warmest month, mmin = mean minimum temperature of the coldest month, smrp = summer precipitation, sprp=spring precipitation, and winp = winter precipitation

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