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A guide to the appraisal of wildfire damages, benefits, and resource values protected.Author(s): John S. Crosby
Source: Research Paper NC-142. 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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DescriptionA set of value concepts and methods for appraising both values-at-risk and change in value resulting from wildfire are presented. Emphasis is placed on the effects of forest fires in terms of their affects on human and organization goal achievement. Fire effects that help achieve goals are beneficial; those that hinder goal achievement are undesirable and create damage.
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CitationCrosby, John S. 1977. A guide to the appraisal of wildfire damages, benefits, and resource values protected. Research Paper NC-142. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsforest fire damage appraisal, forest fire benefits, values-at-risk, forest fire planning
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