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Classifying Wildfire Causes in the USDA Forest Service: Problems and AlternativesAuthor(s): Linda R. Donoghue
Source: Research Note NC-280. 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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DescriptionDiscusses problems associated with fire-cause data on USDA Forest Service wildfire reports, traces the historical development of wildfire-cause categories, and presents the pros and cons of retaining current wildfire-cause reporting systems or adopting new systems.
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CitationDonoghue, Linda R. 1982. Classifying Wildfire Causes in the USDA Forest Service: Problems and Alternatives. Research Note NC-280. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsWildfire causes, wildfire reports, wildfire prevention
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