1996 AFR Contents

Cover of 1996 Mineral King Report

Annual Report 1996

Research, Inventory and Monitoring

Mineral King Risk Reduction Project

Compiled by Anthony Caprio

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Cover (1 MB)

Section 1 (2 MB)

Executive Summary

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I) Project Year Synopsis:

Accomplishments for Each Project and Goals for 1997

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II) Overview of Project

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A) Objectives

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B) Description - East Fork Project Area

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Section 2 (1.8 MB)

III) Project Year 1996

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A) Vegetation Sampling

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1) Fire Effects Plots

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2) Giant Sequoia Fire Scars and Fuel Loading

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3) Natural Resource Inventory (NRI)

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4) Landscape Assessment - Fire and Forest Structure

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5) Remote Sensing - Analysis of Red Fir Forest

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B) Wildlife Sampling

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1) Small Mammal Monitoring

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2) Bark Foraging Birds

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C) Watershed Sampling

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1) Watershed: Stream Chemistry and Stream Hydrology

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2) Watershed: Macro-Invertebrate Study

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Section 3 (2.4 MB)

D) Fuels Inventory and Monitoring

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E) Remote Sensing: Fuel Loading and Vegetation Classification

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F) Fire History

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G) Resampling of the Pitcher Plots

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H) Prescribed Fire - Cost Effectiveness Project

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I) Data Coordinator

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Section 4 (346 KB)

IV) Acknowledgements

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V) References

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VI) Appendix

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