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User's guide to SILVAHAuthor(s): Peter D. Knopp; Susan L. Stout
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-128. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 122 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionThis user's guide for the SILVAH computer program, version 6.2, supersedes the 1992 user's guide (Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-162). Designed for stand-alone Windows-based personal computers, SILVAH recommends a silvicultural prescription for a forest stand based on a summary and analysis of field inventory data. The program also includes a simulator that can be used to project stand growth and development, estimating yields from either prescribed or user-defined treatments. The software is distributed with an online help system and this printed user's manual. The computer program described in this publication is available on the Internet at http://nrs.fs.fed.us/tools/silvah.
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CitationKnopp, Peter D.; Stout, Susan L. 2014. User's guide to SILVAH. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-128. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 122 p.
Keywordssilvicultural prescriptions, management guides, regeneration, Allegheny hardwoods, northern hardwoods, mixed oak forest type, decision support system, software
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