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Forest Fire History... A Computer Method of Data AnalysisAuthor(s): Romain M. Meese
Source: General Technical Report PSW-GTR-4. Berkeley, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station; 7 p., illus
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionA series of computer programs is available to extract information from the individual Fire Reports (U.S. Forest Service Form 5100-29). The programs use a statistical technique to fit a continuous distribution to a set of sampled data. The goodness-of-fit program is applicable to data other than the fire history. Data summaries illustrate analysis of fire occurrence, detection and initial attack time, and space and time relationships of multiple fires.
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CitationMeese, Romain M. 1973. Forest Fire History... A Computer Method of Data Analysis. General Technical Report PSW-GTR-4. Berkeley, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station; 7 p., illus
Keywordslightning fires, fire occurrence, fire distribution, fire suppression, statistical analysis, computer programs
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