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Forest fire history...a computer method of data analysis

Author(s): Romain Mees
Year Published: 1973

A 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.

Citation: Mees, Romain M. 1973. Forest fire history... a computer method of data analysis. Gen. Tech. Rep. GTR-PSW-4. Berkeley, CA: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 7 p.
Topic(s): Fire History
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
NRFSN number: 11215
FRAMES RCS number: 10830
Record updated: Mar 13, 2015