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    Author(s): Linda R. Donoghue
    Date: 1982
    Source: Research Paper NC-226. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Traces the history of USDA Forest Service fire reports, examines the most recent report, Form 5100-29, and discusses the reliability of information recorded on the 5100-29, factors influencing data accuracy, and reactions of the Ranger District personnel to wildfire reporting.

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    Citation

    Donoghue, Linda R. 1982. The history and reliability of the USDA Forest Service wildfire reports. Research Paper NC-226. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    form design, fire reports, wildfire reporting

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