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RAMP: a computer system for mapping regional areasAuthor(s): Bradley B. Nickey
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-12. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: 9 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionUntil 1972, the U.S. Forest Service's Individual Fire Reports recorded locations by the section-township-range system..These earlier fire reports, therefore, lacked congruent locations. RAMP (Regional Area Mapping Procedure) was designed to make the reports more useful for quantitative analysis. This computer-based technique converts locations expressed in section-township-range notations into latitude-longitude coordinates. Two subsystems make up RAMP. The technique can be applied to other types of land-management problems.
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CitationNickey, Bradley B. 1975. RAMP: a computer system for mapping regional areas. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-12. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: 9 p
Keywordsfire case histories, burn pattern, mapping systems, coordinates, locations, computer programs, RAMP, Regional Area Mapping Procedure
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