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    Author(s): Robert M. Russell; David A. Sharpnack; Elliot L. Amidon
    Date: 1975
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-10, Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 36 p
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    Description

    This user's guide provides detailed information about how to use the computer programs of WRIS, a computer system for storing and manipulating data about land areas. Instructions explain how to prepare maps, digitize by automatic scanners or by hand, produce polygon maps, and combine map layers. Support programs plot maps, store them on tapes, produce summaries, and perform housekeeping tasks.

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    Citation

    Russell, Robert M.; Sharpnack, David A.; Amidon, Elliot L. 1975. Wildland resource information system: user''s guide. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-10, Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 36 p

    Keywords

    timber management, wildland management, resource use planning, computer programs, map compilation, WRIS, management information systems

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