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    Author(s): Robert E. Burgan
    Date: 1988
    Source: Res. Pap. SE-273. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 144 p.
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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    The 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System does not work well in the humid environment of the Eastern United States. System modifications to correct problems and their operational impact on System users are described. A new set of 20 fuel models is defined and compared graphically with the 1978 fuel models. Technical documentation of System changes is provided.

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    Burgan, Robert E. 1988. 1988 Revisions to the 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System. Res. Pap. SE-273. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 144 p.

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    Keywords

    Fire potential, fire, wild-land fire, fuel, moisture, weather.

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