Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
BAER Soil Scientists Assess Wildfire Burned Area
The Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Soil Scientists in this photo are assessing multiple soil properties that changed during the fire. These properties include soil cover, changes in soil aggregate strength, rooting mortality and water repellency. These properties affect soil recovery and water runoff.