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Table 2 Vegetation community, total area, total area burned, and area burned for each burn severity class against the four dominant vegetation communities, in each of the burned subcatchments (Burke River, Erskine Creek, Glenbrook Creek, and Nattai River).

From: Post-Fire Recovery of Eucalypt-Dominated Vegetation Communities in the Sydney Basin, Australia

Subcatchment Vegetation community ±95% pre-NDVI values Total area (ha) Total area burned (%) Area burned ha (%)
Extreme Very high High Moderate Low Unburned
  DSFg 0.65         
Burke DSFs 0.62 7 256 91 611 (8) 2058 (28) 2129 (29) 1240 (17) 561 (8) 657 (9)
WSFs 0.66 506 1 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.3 (0.1) 1 (0.2) 2 (0.4) 502 (99)
  RF 0.69 33 2 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.3 (1) 0.4 (1) 32 (98)
  DSFg          
Erskine DSFs 0.62 17 076 89 2715 (16) 5804 (34) 3992 (23) 1916 (11) 785 (5) 186 (11)
WSFs 0.67 2 398 78 112 (5) 576 (24) 536 (22) 395 (16) 249 (10) 529 (22)
  RF 0.68 1 015 60 23 (2) 173 (17) 172 (17) 144 (14) 96 (9) 407 (40)
  DSFg          
Glenbrook DSFs 0.60 8 957 83 189 (2) 1505 (17) 2650 (30) 2011 (22) 1073 (12) 1 528 (17)
WSFs 0.63 828 54 0.9 (0.1) 47 (6) 135 (16) 140 (16) 123 (15) 383 (46)
  RF 0.63 576 48 2 (0.3) 37 (6) 87 (15) 88 (15) 62 (11) 300 (52)
  DSFg 0.59 6 282 84 81 (1) 1122 (18) 2254 (36) 1319 (21) 4848) 1022 (16)
Nattai DSFs 0.59 24 202 59 763 (3) 2843 (12) 5634 (23) 3764 (16) 1176(5) 10 022 (41)
WSFs 0.62 3 414 58 65 (2) 266 (8) 709(21) 671 (20) 264 (8) 1 439 (42)
  RF 0.65 277 45 4 (2) 18 (6) 30 (11) 44 (16) 28 (10) 153 (55)