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INT-GTR-169: The 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System: technical documentation


Bradshaw, Larry S.; Deeming, John E.; Burgan, Robert E.; Cohen, Jack D., compilers. 1984. The 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System: technical documentation. General Technical Report INT-169. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 44 p.

The National Fire-Danger Rating System (NFDRS), implemented in 1972, has been revised and reissued as the 1978 NFDRS. This report describes the full developmental history of the NFDRS, including purpose, technical foundation, and structure. Includes an extensive bibliography and appendixes.

Keywords: fire, fire danger rating, forest fire hazard, forest fire behavior, forest fire risk, technical documentation


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Title: INT-GTR-169: The 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System: technical documentation
Publish Date: April 5, 2008
Last Update:
April 5, 2008

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