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Table 5 Soil surface erosion rates from Arizona wildland fires (DeBano et al. 2005).

From: Post-Wildland Fire Desertification: Can Rehabilitation Treatments Make a Difference?

Vegetation type Amount Mg ha−1 yr−1 Soil loss tolerance category Reference
Ponderosa pine 1 Tolerable Campbell et al. 1977
Chaparral 29 Moderate Pace and Ingebo 1965
Ponderosa pine 109 Severe Garcia et al. 2005
Chaparral 204 Severe Glendenning et al. 1961
Mixed conifer 370 Severe Hendricks 1944