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Applications of harvesting system simulation to timber management and utilization analysesAuthor(s): John E. Baumgras; Chris B. LeDoux
Source: In: Proceedings of the council on forest engineering:13th annual meeting; 1990 August 12-16; Outer Banks, NC. 175-182.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionApplications of timber harvesting system simulation to the economic analysis of forest management and wood utilization practices are presented. These applications include estimating thinning revenue by stand age, estimating impacts of minimum merchantable tree diameter on harvesting revenue, and evaluating wood utilization alternatives relative to pulpwood quotas and harvesting revenue.
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CitationBaumgras, John E.; LeDoux, Chris B. 1990. Applications of harvesting system simulation to timber management and utilization analyses. In: Proceedings of the council on forest engineering:13th annual meeting; 1990 August 12-16; Outer Banks, NC. 175-182.
KeywordsTimber harvesting, computer simulation, wood utilization, thinning
- Integrating forest growth and harvesting cost models to improve forest management planning
- Computer software to estimate timber harvesting system production, cost, and revenue
- Impact of stand diameter and product markets on revenue gains from multiproduct harvesting
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