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Assessing economic tradeoffs in forest management.Author(s): Ernie Niemi; Ed. Whitelaw
Source: Revised. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-403. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 78 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionMethod is described for assessing the competing demands for forest resources in a forest management plan by addressing economics values, economic impacts, and perceptions of fairness around each demand. Economics trends and forces that shape the dynamic ecosystem-economy relation are developed. The method is demonstrated through an illustrative analysis of a forest-management decision in the southern Appalachian Mountains.
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CitationNiemi, Ernie; Whitelaw, Ed. 1999. Assessing economic tradeoffs in forest management. Revised. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-403. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 78 p
KeywordsEconomics, timber sales, endangered species, natural amenities, recreation
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