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Fire danger rating network densityAuthor(s): Rudy M. King; R. William Furman
Source: Res. Pap. RM-RP-177. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station
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DescriptionConventional statistical techniques are used to answer the question, "What is the necessary station density for a fire danger network?" The Burning Index of the National Fire-Danger Rating System is used as an indicator of fire danger. Results are presented as station spacing in tabular form for each of six regions in the western United States.
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CitationKing, Rudy M.; Furman, R. William. 1976. Fire danger rating network density. Res. Pap. RM-RP-177. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.
Keywordsforest fire control, forest fire danger rating
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