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Table 2 Fuel characteristics along a time-since-fire chronosequence of Baker cypress stands in northern California, USA, surveyed in 2015 or 2016. Values were used to parameterize fire behavior models. Values in parentheses are standard error. FMC = foliar moisture content

From: Post-fire fuel succession in a rare California, USA, closed-cone conifer

Fuel characteristicTime since fire (yr)
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1-hour (Mg ha−1)0.07 (0.02)0.31 (0.06)0.2 (0.04)0.27 (0.04)0.90 (0.11)
10-hour (Mg ha−1)1.11 (0.30)2.87 (0.53)0.74 (0.16)1.29 (0.26)4.25 (0.48)
100-hour (Mg ha−1)3.26 (0.88)8.29 (1.45)0.55 (0.28)2.02 (0.44)3.37 (0.63)
1000-hour, sound (Mg ha−1)12.03 (3.25)118.07 (12.75)10.01 (4.10)14.37 (5.34)9.49 (2.35)
1000-hour, rotten (Mg ha−1)0.00 (0.00)8.65 (4.25)7.27 (2.90)8.84 (4.07)0.82 (0.39)
Litter (Mg ha−1)1.63 (0.67)12.45 (3.56)9.66 (2.25)12.08 (2.10)26.51 (4.07)
Duff (Mg ha−1)0.00 (0.00)8.21 (2.40)9.77 (3.06)27.39 (5.99)86.35 (12.41)
Live herbaceous (Mg ha−1)0.5791 (0.25)0.0042 (<0.01)0.0162 (0.01)0.1741 (0.07)0.0146 (<0.01)
Live shrub (Mg ha−1)2.62 (0.80)9.74 (2.97)2.76 (2.06)8.85 (5.14)0.86 (0.31)
Shrub FMC (%)101.81 (2.84)104.27 (2.36)84.98 (3.77)73.82 (1.44)107.16 (2.82)
Fuelbed depth (cm)20.34 (4.40)31.22 (4.35)6.64 (1.77)6.64 (1.20)37.28 (5.87)