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Table 2 Characteristics of 11 burned sites sampled in the greater Sierra Nevada region of California, USA, during the summers of 2015 and 2016, including the date on which each wildfire ignited (Ignition date)

From: Patterns of woodboring beetle activity following fires and bark beetle outbreaks in montane forests of California, USA

     Survey
Burned site (fire name) National forest Areaa (ha) Ignition date Year Transects (n) Elevation (m)
Wheeler Plumas 9 484 5 Jul 2007 2015 12 1588–1726
Moonlight Plumas 26 509 3 Sep 2007 2015 12 1565–2016
Sugarloaf Lassen 3 897 1 Aug 2009 2015 11 1225–1590
Readingb Lassen 11 478 23 Jul 2012 2015 12 1659–2003
2016 12 1669–2162
Chips Plumas and Lassen 31 210 28 Jul 2012 2016 12 1221–1834
Rim Stanislaus 104 460 17 Aug 2013 2015 12 1160–2073
Bald Lassen 16 258 30 Jul 2014 2016 12 1269–1599
Eiler Lassen 13 624 31 Jul 2014 2015 10 1154–1715
King Eldorado 39 843 13 Sep 2014 2015 12 1362–2206
Washington Humboldt-Toiyabe 7 444 19 Jul 2015 2016 6 1866–2050
Frog Modoc 2 036 30 Jul 2015 2016 6 1340–1358
  1. aTotal area within fire boundary (Additional file 1, g), regardless of jurisdiction
  2. bn = 24 separate transects sampled during 2015 and 2016