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KRIS Redwood Creek: Chart Page

Area Lower Redwood
Topic USFS Riparian VegTypes: McArthur Creek 1994
Caption:  This bar chart shows riparian vegetation size classes for McArthur Creek Calwater in the Lower Redwood Creek sub-basin. Riparian vegetation is defined here as 90-meters (300 feet) on either side of the channel. This planning watershed had 33 percent of the riparian in medium-large and greater size class, 62 percent in small-medium and smaller size class, and 6 percent in non-forest as of 1994. Click on Picture to see an ArcView screen print of the Calwater Planning Watershed showing riparian vegetation class size. The information was derived from a 1994 Landsat image by the U.S. Forest Service. Vegetation is classified according to diameter at breast height (DBH): Giant = >50" DBH, V Large = 40-50" DBH, Large = 30-39.9" DBH, Medium/Large = 20-29.9" DBH, Small/Medium = 12-19.9" DBH, Small = 5-11.9" DBH, Non-Forest = No trees, shrubs, grass, bare soil. This analysis technique calculates averages of vegetation stands and more accurate at the stand rather than tree level. See Info Links for more information.

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