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    Author(s): Thomas H. Nichols; Michael E. Ostry; Mark R. Fuller
    Date: 1981
    Source: Research Note NC-274. 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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    Description

    Reports development and use of a radio transmitter device that can be dropped from aircraft into target areas in remote habitats. Such a device could be a valuable tool for studying and managing forests and wildlife, for controlling forest fires, and for handling emergencies.

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    Citation

    Nichols, Thomas H.; Ostry, Michael E.; Fuller, Mark R. 1981. Marking Ground Targets With Radio Transmitters Dropped From Aircraft. Research Note NC-274. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    Wildlife, forest fire control, telemetry, forest research and management, disease and insect detection

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