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Table 1 Distribution of Scott and Burgan (2005) fuel models found in the VALL with the aggregated totals for grass, shrub, and timber fuel model categories.

From: Modeling Fire Pathways in Montane Grassland-Forest Ecotones

Fuel name Fuel model Area (km2) Percentage of VALL
Urban/developed NB1 0.64 0.18
Open water NB8 0.12 0.03
Bare ground NB9 1.10 0.31
Short, sparse dry climate grass GR1 1.06 0.30
Low load dry climate grass GR2 41.89 11.66
Moderate load dry climate grass GR4 13.67 3.81
Modified GS4 valle wetland CUS 26.73 7.44
Low load dry climate grass shrub GS1 3.55 0.99
Moderate load dry climate grass shrub GS2 8.09 2.25
Low load dry climate shrub SH1 0.03 0.01
Very high load dry climate shrub SH7 0.68 0.19
Low load dry climate timber grass shrub TU1 45.94 12.79
Very high load dry climate timber shrub TU5 94.56 26.32
Low load compact conifer litter TL1 1.04 0.29
Moderate load conifer litter TL3 98.96 27.54
Long needle litter TL8 21.25 5.91
Total   359.32 100.00
Aggregate categories
Grass   94.99 26.44
Shrub   0.71 0.20
Timber   261.75 72.85