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Technoeconomic analysis of conventional logging systems operating from stump to landingAuthor(s): Raymond L. Sarles; William G. Luppold; William G. Luppold
Source: Res. Pap. NE-577. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionAnalyzes technical and economic factors for six conventional logging systems suitable for operation in eastern forests. Discusses financial risks and business implications for loggers investing in high-production, state-of-the-art logging systems. Provides logging contractors with information useful as a preliminary guide for selection of equipment and systems. Discusses economic effects of harvesting systems on future stumpage prices and longrun supply of roundwood material.
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CitationSarles, Raymond L.; Luppold, William G. 1986. Technoeconomic analysis of conventional logging systems operating from stump to landing. Res. Pap. NE-577. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.
Keywordsharvesting, logging, economics, systems analysis, equipment analysis
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