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    Author(s): Mark H. Hansen; Jerold T. Hahn
    Date: 1987
    Source: General Technical Report NC-116. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Operability is the ease or difficulty of managing or harvesting timber because of physical conditions in the stand or on the site. Data collected during the 1980 Michigan statewide forest inventory were used to examine operability of the timber resource based on seven operability components.

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    Citation

    Hansen, Mark H.; Hahn, Jerold T. 1987. Operability and location of Michigan''s timber resource. General Technical Report NC-116. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    management opportunities, forest inventory, prime forest land, harvesting, accessibility

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