The Jump River Electric Company serves several counties in northern Wisconsin. Much of the area is forest and lakes. The data on power outages from a recent summer include date, time, duration of outage (hours), and cause.
Madison recruits for the fire department need to complete a timed test that simulates working conditions. It includes placing a ladder against a building, pulling out a section of fire hose, dragging a weighted object, and crawling in a simulated attic environment. The times, in seconds, for recruits to complete the test for a Madison firefighter are shown in Table D.2.
Natural resource managers have attempted to use the Satellite Landsat Multispectral Scanner data for improved land-cover classification. The intensities of reflected light recorded on the near-infrared band of a thermatic mapper are given in Table D.3. Table D.3a gives readings from areas known to consist of forest and Table D.3b readings from urban areas.
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