Discusses both the historic and contemporary influences of economic in formulating USDA, Forest Service fire management policy in allocating money for fire management and in appraising fire effects. Includes a partial listing of publications that deal with resource valuation.
Gorte, Julie K.; Gorte, Ross W. 1979. Application of economic techniques to fire management - A status review and evaluation. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-53. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 26 p.