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Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; social issues fact sheet 15: Landscape change and aestheticsAuthor(s): Christine Esposito
Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-21-15. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionFuels management produces changes in the landscape that can impact scenic beauty. If people do not consider a forest to be scenic, they may think that the low scenic quality is a result of poor management or ecological health. This fact sheet looks at the relevency of the effects of natural and human-caused landscape changes, when planning fuels management.
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CitationEsposito, Christine, ed. 2006. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; social issues fact sheet 15: Landscape change and aesthetics. Res. Note RMRS-RN-21-15. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.
Keywordsfuels planning, fuels management, fire, landscape changes
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- Scenery assessment: scenic beauty at the ecoregion scale.
- The shared landscape: what does aesthetics have to do with ecology?
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