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Rocky Mountain Research Station
240 West Prospect Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526-2098

Switchboard: 970-498-1100
Fax: 970-498-1010

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Publication Series Definitions

All Station publications are subject to rigorous peer review. [PDF version also available.]

GTR - General Technical Reports - Information of a technical nature, but not an original report; computer programs, annotated bibliographies, and so forth. For researchers, resource managers, and general forestry public.

P - Proceedings - Compilations of articles resulting from scientific or policymaking meetings. Information may be technical or essay in nature. For forestry technicians / practitioners, landowners, homeowners, and general public.

RB - Resource Bulletins - Economic information or permanent value on timber and other forest resources or their utilization. For scientists and resource managers.

RN - Research Notes - Observational information on new techniques or instruments, especially of how-to-do-it type or incidental discovery. For scientists and resource managers.

RP - Research Papers - Results, analyses, and conclusions of formal studies or experiments. For scientists and resource managers.

HT - How-To Leaflets - Practical information in a simple, readable form, usually responding to a specific need or problem. For forestry technicians / practitioners, landowners, homeowners, general public.

Unnumbered Publications - Nontechnical information that does not become part of forestry literature, such as publications lists, facilities brochures, and forest guides. For any Forest Service audience, depending on subject matter.

USDA Forest Service - Rocky Mountain Research Station Publications
Last Modified:  Tuesday, 03 November 2015 at 08:31:16 CST

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