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Title: The history and reliability of the USDA Forest Service wildfire reports.
Author: Donoghue, Linda R.;
Source: Research Paper NC-226. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Description: Traces the history of USDA Forest Service fire reports, examines the most recent report, Form 5100-29, and discusses the reliability of information recorded on the 5100-29, factors influencing data accuracy, and reactions of the Ranger District personnel to wildfire reporting.
Keywords: form design, fire reports, wildfire reporting
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Donoghue, Linda R. 1982. The history and reliability of the USDA Forest Service wildfire reports. Research Paper NC-226. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
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