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Timber net value and physical output changes following wildfire in the northern Rocky Mountains: estimates for specific fire situationsAuthor(s): Patrick J. Flowers; Patricia B. Shinkle; Daria A. Cain; Thomas J. Mills
Source: Res. Pap. PSW-RP-179. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 32 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionIn the last decade, the fire management program of the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, has come under closer scrutiny because of ever-rising program costs. The Forest Service has responded by conducting several studies analyzing the economic efficiency of its fire management program. Some components of the analytical models have been difficult to develop, particularly changes in the net value and output of timber caused by wildfire.
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CitationFlowers, Patrick J.; Shinkle, Patricia B.; Cain, Daria A.; Mills, Thomas J. 1985. Timber net value and physical output changes following wildfire in the northern Rocky Mountains: estimates for specific fire situations. Res. Pap. PSW-RP-179. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 32 p.
Keywordsfire effects, economies-to-scale, fire size, timber management regime
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