Canadian Forest Service Publications
Forest information systems that really work. 1988. Baskerville, G.L.; Moore, T.G.E. Forestry Chronicle 64(2): 136-140.
Issued by: Northern Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 23474
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Forest information systems are an essential element in the design and implementation of forest management, yet there are a lot of information systems that do not work. The task of building usable information systems has been fragmented and underestimated and, with the tendency to throw computer technology at a problem, it is still being underestimated. To get information systems that really work, the forestry community must spend time and effort in discovering the information needs across decision levels.