USDA Forest Service

Pacific Southwest Research Station


Pacific Southwest Research Station
800 Buchanan Street
West Annex Building
Albany, CA 94710-0011

(510) 559-6300

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Programs and Projects


Wildland Fire Management Research, Development, and Application

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John Benoit
Information Technology Specialist
Phone: (951) 680-1553

Pacific Southwest Research Station
Forest Fire Laboratory
4955 Canyon Crest Drive
Riverside, CA 92507

Ph: (951) 680-1500
Fx: (951) 680-1501

Research Interests/Duties
John works with the computer-related aspects of research in the Meteorology Project. This involves working with a variety of computers & operating systems (Windows 3.1/95/98/2000, DOS, Unix, etc.), computer programming (C/C++, Visual Basic, Fortran, SPlus, Unix shell scripting, Perl, etc.), retrieving, analyzing, & archiving data, and making data accessible over the Internet. He also participates in the statistical analysis of fire- & weather-related data. As chair of the Lab's Computer Committee, he also assists with design, implementation, & maintenance of the Labwide computers & network.
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