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Title: Fire season climatic zones of mainland Alaska.

Author: Trigg, William M.;

Date: 1971

Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-126. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 1-12

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Calculated values of precipitation effectiveness index and temperature efficiency index for 48 weather observation stations on the Alaska mainland are used to delineate areas that have different climatic subclassifications during the wildfire season of April through September. The paper outlines procedures, provides maps showing step- by- step analysis along with the resulting areal boundaries, and suggests possible uses of the information.

Keywords: climatology, fire prevention

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Trigg, William M. 1971. Fire season climatic zones of mainland Alaska. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-126. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 1-12

 


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