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Public and Private Funding of Forestry Research in the Southern United States, 1929-2999. Forest management in the southern United States intensified over the last 80 years and the pine forests of the Coastal Plain can be regarded as in the early stage of crop domestication. In 1997, 57 % of the…
Author(s): John A. Stanturf, Robert Kellison, F.S. Broerman, Stephen Jones, Alan Lucier
Keywords: Forest research, forest management, Pinus, support to the investigation, financing, United States
Source: Revista Forestal Centroamericana. 37(Jan-March): 54-59
Year: 2002
The RPA Timber Assessment projects, over the next 50 years, the likelihood of increasing relative use of imported forest products versus U.S. roundwood harvest to meet U.S. consumption needs, although our projected consumption needs are now estimated to be lower than we projected in 1993. The…
Author(s): Kenneth Skog, Richard W. Haynes
Keywords: Projections, United States, forest products, roundwood requirements, trade
Source: Proceedings of the 2001 Society of American Foresters national convention, Denver, Colorado, September 13-17, 2001. Bethesda, MD : Society of American Foresters, c2002: Pages 270-283.
Year: 2002
According to the Heckscher-Ohlin-Vanek theorem, the net exports of a region are determined by relative abundance of the immobile factors of production. Empirical tests of this theory, usually at a high level of aggregation, have frequently not supported it. We find, instead, that data on interstate…
Author(s): Jeffrey P. Prestemon, Joseph Buongiorno
Keywords: Heckscher-Ohlin-Vanek, trade, comparative advantage, lumber, wood products, pulp and paper, competitiveness, econometrics, market, United States, forest resources
Source: Journal of Forest Economics 3:3 1997
Year: 1997
In recognition of the cultural, economic, and ecological importance of forestry in Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States, this paper compares forest resource data, ownership patterns, management issues, and the impact the forest sector has on the national economies of these four countries…
Author(s): Berit Hauger Lindstad
Keywords: Nonindustrial private forests, NIPFs, forest policy, forest regulations, ownership, taxation, economics, Finland, Norway, Sweden, United States, Nordic
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-538. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 35 p
Year: 2002
The ongoing development of sophisticated fire behavior and effects models has demonstrated the need for a comprehensive system of fuel classification that more accurately captures the structural complexity and geographic diversity of fuelbeds. The Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team (…
Author(s): David Sandberg, Roger D. Ottmar, Geoffrey H. Cushon
Keywords: fire, fuel classification, fuel models, fuel characteristics, FCC, fire management, fire modeling, fire behavior, fire effects, United States, Alaska
Source: International Journal of Wildland Fire. 10: 381-387
Year: 2001
Party on or last hurrah? A year ago the answer was relatively easy: Let the good times roll! Now, post election in a maturing recovery, it’s less clear cut. Nonetheless, recent fears by some that the outstanding economic environment that existed for lumber in 2004 is passé seem premature. Recent…
Author(s): Henry Spelter
Keywords: Lumber trade, United States, statistics, housing, economic aspects, lumber, prices, forest products industry, timber, economic forecasting, lumber trade
Source: Timber processing. (Jan./Feb. 2005): pages 16, 18.
Year: 2005
If America had Canada’s stumpage system, then there wouldn’t be much of a dispute. But the reality is there are two distinct models of timber valuation, and the core of America’s complaint vis-à-vis Canada is that, as a result, there is an asymmetry in the market where the two sides compete: on the…
Author(s): Henry Spelter
Keywords: Forest products, Canada, United States, statistics, timber, prices, timber, valuation, forest products industry, economic aspects, stumpage prices, timber sales, logs, mensuration, foreign trade regulation
Source: Timber processing. (Apr. 2005): pages 24, 26.
Year: 2005
The Hampton Affiliates sawmill in Willamina, Ore. again tops the list for output by a single U.S. mill for 2005. Its 486 MMBF not only outdid some 660 other significant US. sawmills, but also its own production of 473 million in 2004. Only a few mills in British Columbia and Germany are in this…
Author(s): Henry Spelter
Keywords: Softwoods, statistics, economic aspects, sawmills, United States, industrial capacity, forest products industry
Source: Timber processing. (July/Aug. 2006): pages 64-65.
Year: 2006
The North American Pulp and Paper industry continues to experience challenges and changes much like most other business sectors of the hardwood industry. Marketing policies and the raw material supply chain of pulpwood and chips are being affected. The issues surrounding supply for pulpwood and…
Author(s): Peter J. Ince
Keywords: Hardwoods, United States, pulpwood, economic aspects, marketing, supply and demand, wood chips, chips, pulping
Source: Hardwood market report : 9th annual statistical analysis of the North American hardwood marketplace. Memphis, Tenn. : Hardwood Market Report, 2005: p. 84-87.
Year: 2005
The North American lumber market is integrated and, under normal conditions, provides unhindered access to all suppliers. North American log markets, in contrast, function on different principles: in one principle, a profit allowance for the wood processor plays a role in timber pricing, whereas in…
Author(s): Henry Spelter
Keywords: Lumber trade, United States, Canada, economic aspects, forest products industry, statatistics, softwoods, prices, stumpage prices
Source: Forest science. Vol. 52, no. 4 (2006): p. 443-445.
Year: 2006