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General Technical Report

Title: Seen areas and the distribution of fires about a lookout

Author: Mees, Romain M.

Date: 1978

Source: USDA General Technical Report PSW-026, 7 p.

Station ID: GTR-PSW-026

Description: From the location of a fire lookout and the sites of past fires within a given radius about a lookout, an estimate of the fire distribution with respect to distance from the lookout can be obtained. The estimated distribution can include all fires located within a given number of feet below the last maximum line of sight from the lookout. Seen areas for the same lookout can be developed, stored, and plotted at a computer site for future work.

Key Words: Fire lookouts, evaluation, line of sight, simulation models, computer programs, SEEN, HIST

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Mees, Romain M.  1978.  Seen areas and the distribution of fires about a lookout  USDA General Technical Report PSW-026, 7 p.

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