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An economic assessment of an SLP5000 Diesel Micromill® was conducted to determine the maintenance and operation costs and the logistics of a mobile sawmill used to process small-diameter ponderosa pine. The Micromill® was first introduced in 1997 and has since received considerable attention. In…
Author(s): Dennis R. Becker, Evan E. Hjerpe, Eini C. Lowell
Keywords: Small-diameter ponderosa pine utilization (Southwest), economic assessment, small-log mobile processing
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-623. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 40 p
Year: 2004
Wildfire effects include loss of vegetative cover and changes to soil properties that may lead to secondary effects of increased runoff, erosion, flooding, sedimentation, and vulnerability to invasive weeds. These secondary effects may threaten human life and safety, cultural and ecological…
Author(s): David E. Calkin, Kevin D. Hyde, Peter R. Robichaud, J. Greg Jones, Louise E. Ashmun, Loeffler Dan
Keywords: Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER), Values-at-Risk, economic assessment, implied value
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-205. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 32 p.
Year: 2007
A social and economic profile is a key element of a social assessment. A social and economic assessment or profile is used by line officers, planning staff social scientists, and others to inform both forest planning activities and project-level work. It is important to discover how planning and…
Author(s): David Seesholtz, Denise Wickwar, John C. Russell
Keywords: social assessment, economic assessment, profile, demographic characteristics, forest planning
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-74. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 74 p.
Year: 2006