Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Burn Severity Characterization

Burn severity maps were developed for several fires within the Clearwater basin. Links to maps and map products are listed below for each fire. The burn severity map is developed from remote sensing (Burned Area Reflectance Classification (BARC)) derived data layer of post-fire vegetation condition and validated and adjusted during field surveys. The maps show the burn severity of soils and watersheds by categories of unburned, very low, low, moderate, and high. These ratings indicate the level of post-fire conditions for the soil and ground surface that is likely to affect water infiltration, runoff, and soil erosion.


Big Canyon (Fisher Fire) Burn Severity GIS layers

Tepee Springs Burn Severity GIS layers

Woodrat Fire Burn Severity GIS layers

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Nez Perce
Soil and Water
Conservation District

Office Location:
27880 Chambers Road
Culdesac, ID 83524
(Map of Office Location)

Phone: 208-843-2931
Fax: 208-843-2234


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 131
Culdesac, ID 83524

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