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    Author(s): Zhi Xu; Dennis P. Bradley; Pamela J. Jakes
    Date: 1994
    Source: General Technical Report NC-171. 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

    Summarizes the shortcomings of current natural resource accounting systems, outlines some of the features needed, and proposes an accounting framework that would help integrate economic and ecological factors. Such a system of forest resource accounting is urgently needed to achieve the sustainable goals of ecosystem management.

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    Citation

    Xu, Zhi; Bradley, Dennis P.; Jakes, Pamela J. 1994. Natural resource accounting for the National Forests: a conceptual framework. General Technical Report NC-171. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    natural resource accounting, environmental accounting, forest resource accounting, sustainability goals

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