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Table 1 Field measurements used in analyses of prescribed fire effects on Q. garryana at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, USA, 2016 to 2018

From: Resilience of Oregon white oak to reintroduction of fire

Pre burn

Post burn

Tree characteristic predictors

Above-ground predictors


Bole char height

Diameter at breast height (DBH)

Bole char at base (BCC)

Crown base height

Bole char at DBH (DBHCC)

Prior scarring

Percent crown volume scorched (PCVS)


Percent crown volume consumed (PCVC)

Percent crown volume flushing (PCVF)

Below-ground predictors

Proportional duff consumption

Response metric

Crown dieback (%)