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The NTIS Database produced by the National Technical Information Service, is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information. NTIS is the central source for the sale of unclassified and publicly available information from research reports, journal articles, data files, computer programs and audio visual products from Federal sources.

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Dates of Coverage
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Sample Record
    TI: Title
    Production, Prices, Employment, and Trade in Northwest Forest Industries, Fourth Quarter 1996
    AU: Author
    Warren, DD
    AV: Availability
    Order this product from NTIS by: phone at 1-800-553-NTIS (U.S. customers); (703)605-6000 (other countries); fax at (703)321-8547; and email at NTIS is located at 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA, 22161, USA. NTIS Prices: PC A08 /MF A02
    SO: Source
    Performer: Forest Service, Portland, OR. Pacific Northwest Research Station. Jul 1997. 143p. Report: FSRB-PNW-226
    RP: Report Number
    FSRBPNW226; PB97199830
    NT: Notes
    See also PB97-163364
    AB: Abstract
    Provides current information on lumber and plywood production and prices; employment in the forest industries; international trade in logs, lumber, and plywood; volume and average prices of stumpage sold by public agencies; and other related items.
    LA: Language
    PY: Publication Year
    PD: Publication Date
    CO: Country of Origin
    United States
    PT: Publication Type
    Forest Service resource bulletin
    DE: Descriptors
    Wood products; Forest industry; Sectoral analysis; Lumber; Plywood; Production; Prices; International trade; Industries; Employment; Volume; Exports; Imports; Tables(Data); Agricultural economics
    CL: Classification
    48D Natural Resources & Earth Sciences: Forestry; 96A Business & Economics: Domestic Commerce, Marketing & Economics; 96C Business & Economics: International Commerce, Marketing & Economics
    UD: Update
    SF: Subfile
    AN: Accession Number
Field Codes

    The following field codes are found in the records of this database. Here they are listed in alphabetical order by two-letter code. See Field Codes and Search Examples for detailed descriptions and search examples.

      AB = Abstract NU = Other Numbers
      AG = Agency PA = Patent Application Data
      AN = Accession Number PB = Publisher
      AU = Author PD = Publication Date
      AV = Availability PI = Patent Issue Date
      CL = Classification PY = Publication Year
      CO = Country of Origin RP = Report Number
      DE = Descriptors SF = Subfile
      ID = Identifiers SO = Source
      LA = Language TI = Title
      NT = Notes UD = Update

      AN Accession Number

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