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A method for estimating operability and location of the timber resource.Author(s): John S. Jr. Spencer; Mark H. Hansen; Pamela J. Jakes
Source: Research Paper NC-273. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionOperability is the relative ease or difficulty of managing or harvesting timber because of physical conditions in the stand or on the site. Using data collected during standard statewide forest inventories, we developed a method for classifying timber by operability class based on seven operability components.
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CitationSpencer, John S. Jr.; Hansen, Mark H.; Jakes, Pamela J. 1986. A method for estimating operability and location of the timber resource. Research Paper NC-273. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsmanagement opportunities, Minnesota, forest inventory, prime forest land
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