RAVG Glossary

B (2) | C (4) | D (1) | E (1) | F (1) | I (1) | M (1) | N (2) | O (1) | S (2) | T (1) | U (1) | V (1) | W (1)

The cross-sectional area of a tree stem, including the bark, measured at breast height (4.5 feet above the ground).

In the context of RAVG analysis, the percent change in basal area relative to the pre-fire condition. Basal area loss does not describe a permanent loss of basal area within a forest, but simply describes the amount of change in live basal area at the time of assessment. Also called basal area mortality or percent change in basal area.

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