Skip to Main Content
Timber marking costs in spruce-fir: experience on the Penobscot Experimental ForestAuthor(s): Paul E. Sendak
Source: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 19(1): 22-24.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
PDF: Download Publication (29.54 KB)
DescriptionIn the application of partial harvests, time needs to be allocated to marking trees to be cut. On the Penobscot Experimental Forest located in Maine, eight major experimental treatments have been applied to northern conifer stands for more than 40 yr. Data recorded at the time of marking were used to estimate the time required to mark trees for harvest. A simple linear regression equation is presented that estimates labor hours per acre marked from data on volume marked per acre.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, firstname.lastname@example.org if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationSendak, Paul E. 2002. Timber marking costs in spruce-fir: experience on the Penobscot Experimental Forest. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 19(1): 22-24.
Keywordstimber marking, timber harvesting, spruce- fir, Maine
- Productivity and cost of marking activities for single-tree selection and thinning treatments in Arkansas
- Cost of thinning 50-year-old Douglas-fir for pulpwood at Voight Creek Experimental Forest.
- Hardwood timber sales on state forests in Indiana: characteristics influencing costs and prices
XML: View XML