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Andrews, P. L., and L. S. Bradshaw, D. Bunnell, G. Curcio. 1997. Fire Danger Rating PocketCard for Firefighter Safety. In Proceedings of the 2nd Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology.

Bradshaw, Larry S.; Deeming, John E.; Burgan, Robert E.; Cohen, Jack D compilers. 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; 1984. 44 p. 

Burgan, R. E. 1988. 1988 Revisions to the 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System. USDA Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, Research Paper SE-273, Asheville, North Carolina. 39 pp.

Deeming, J. E., R. E. Burgan, and J. D. Cohen. 1977. The National Fire-Danger Rating System – 1978. USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, General Technical Report INT-39, Ogden, Utah. 63 pp.

Fosberg, M. A., and J. E. Deeming. 1971. Derivation of the 1- and 10-hour timelag fuel moisture calculations for fire-danger rating. Research Note RM-207. Fort Collins, CO, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station.

Jolly, William M., Nemani, R. and Running, S.W. 2005. A generalized, bioclimatic index to predict foliar phenology in response to climate. Global Change Biology 11(4):619 – 632. 

Remote Sensing/Fire Weather Support Unit. 2014. Interagency Wildland Fire Weather Station Standards & Guidelines. National Wildfire Coordinating Group. PMS 426-3

Nelson R.M., Jr. 2000. Prediction of diurnal change in 10-h fuel stick moisture content. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 30(7):1071–1087.

Schlobohm, P. and Brain, J. 2002. Gaining an Understanding of the National Fire Danger Rating System. National Wildfire Coordinating Group. PMS 932/NFES 2665.