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Type: Report
Author(s): Robert E. Burgan; Ronald A. Susott
Publication Date: 1986

Describes how to compute indexes and components for the 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System using the Hewlett-Packard 71B handheld calculator and custom memory. Predicting fire behavior with the HP-71B is described in a separate publication, "Fire Behavior Computations with the Hewlett-Packard HP-71B Calculator," by Ronald A. Susott and Robert E. Burgan, to be issued at a later date.

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Citation: Burgan, Robert E.; Susott, Ronald A. 1986. Fire danger computations with the Hewlett-Packard HP-71B calculator. General Technical Report INT-GTR-199. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 16 p.

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  • calculation aids
  • computer program
  • fire danger computations
  • fire danger rating
  • fire management planning
  • NFDRS - National Fire Danger Rating System
  • Texas
  • weather observations
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