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Soil-hydraulic properties as a function of burn severity for 2013, 2015, and 2017 in the area affected by the 2013 Black Forest Fire, Colorado USA

Metadata Updated: October 28, 2023

Wildfire can impact soil-physical and soil-hydraulic properties, with major implications for hydrologic and ecologic response. The durations of these soil impacts are poorly characterized for some forested environments. This dataset sheds light on the first four years of recovery of soil-physical properties of bulk density, loss on ignition (measure of soil organic matter), ground cover, and soil particle size distribution and of soil-hydraulic properties of sorptivity and field-saturated hydraulic conductivity. The dataset also includes a simple infiltration model used to examine infiltration as the sites recover from fire. Sample locations within the 2013 Black Forest Fire study area are: BF1, UTM-Easting (m) 532027, UTM-Northing (m) 4323210, Approximate elevation (± 5m) 2288; BF2, UTM-Easting (m) 532139, UTM-Northing (m) 4323273, Approximate elevation (± 5m) 2288; BF3, UTM-Easting (m) 532015, UTM-Northing (m) 4323416, Approximate elevation (± 5m) 2285; BF4, UTM-Easting (m) 532166, UTM-Northing (m) 4323576, Approximate elevation (± 5m) 2292; BF5, UTM-Easting (m) 532370, UTM-Northing (m) 4323194, Approximate elevation (± 5m) 2293; BF6, UTM-Easting (m) 532712, UTM-Northing (m) 4323283, Approximate elevation (± 5m) 2300; UTM is Universal Transverse Mercator, Zone 13, NAD83 datum, GRS80 geodetic reference system.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 28, 2023

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 28, 2023
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
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