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FIREFAMILY 1988.Author(s): William A. Main; Donna M. Paananen; Robert E. Burgan
Source: General Technical Report NC-138. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThis revised user`s guide will help fire managers interpret the output from FIREFAMILY, a computer program that uses historic weather data for fire planning. With the changes in the National Fire-Danger Rating System, all Forest Service units will need to rerun their historical weather data and use this publication to revise their fire plan. The guide describes options within the program and explains various tables and graphs necessary for planning. It also provides computer specialists with details needed to run the program.
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CitationMain, William A.; Paananen, Donna M.; Burgan, Robert E. 1990. FIREFAMILY 1988. General Technical Report NC-138. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsfire weather, fire danger, National Fire-Danger Rating System, fire planning, historic weather data
- FIREFAMILY: Fire planning with historic weather data.
- FireFamily Plus user's guide, Version 2.0
- Probability based models for estimation of wildfire risk
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