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Inventorying national forest resources...for planning-programing-budgeting systemAuthor(s): Miles R. Hill; Elliot L. Amidon
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-178. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionNew systems for analyzing resource management problems, such as Planning-Programing-Budgeting, will require automated procedures to collect and assemble resource inventory data. A computer - oriented system called Map Information Assembly and Display System developed for this purpose was tested on a National Forest in California. It provided information on eight forest resource systems at an average cost of 0.16 cents per acre. An area the size of a National Forest appears to be the upper limit for the MIADS program.
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CitationHill, Miles R.; Amidon, Elliot L. 1968. Inventorying national forest resources...for planning-programing-budgeting system. Res. Note PSW-RN-178. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p
Keywordsresource management, MIADS2, PPBS, computer applications, forest inventory data
- MIADS2 ... an alphanumeric map information assembly and display system for a large computer
- New criteria for measuring range management activities.
- A data collection and processing procedure for evaluating a research program
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