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Computer Calculation of Fire DangerAuthor(s): William A. Main
Source: Research Note NC-79. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThis paper describes a computer program that calculates National Fire Danger Rating Indexes. fuel moisture, buildup index, and drying factor are also available. The program is written in FORTRAN and is usable on even the smallest compiler.
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CitationMain, William A. 1969. Computer Calculation of Fire Danger. Research Note NC-79. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordscomputer program, fire rating index, fuel moisture, FORTRAN
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