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Table 1 Characteristics of areas burned in sagebrush steppe of the Great Basin, USA, that had sagebrush presence and cover measured at least once between 2011 and 2018 and were included in the spatially extensive or spatially intensive analyses that compared estimates of sagebrush from the remotely sensed NLCD (National Land Cover Database) model against benchmark field data. Points refer to field plots, which were the spatial basis of comparison to the NLCD model estimates. “Year monitored” refers to both NLCD and field sampling occurring in each noted year

From: Detecting shrub recovery in sagebrush steppe: comparing Landsat-derived maps with field data on historical wildfires

Fire name Burn year Year monitored Fire size (ha) Points (n)
Spatially extensive analysis
 Castle Creek 1990 2011, 2016 4 452 14
 Indian Springs 1990 2014 7 303 5
 Buffalo 1995 2011, 2017 5 425 20
 Division 1996 2011 15 158 12
 Dun Glenn Complex Poker Brown 1999 2015 101 044 5
 Jungo Complex 2000 2014 36 336 4
 Charleston 2006 2015 66 385 15
 Murphy 2007 2015 252 794 5
Spatially intensive analysis
 Soda 2015 2016, 2018 110 069 1454