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Forestry decisions..

S. G. Boyce

Forestry decisions..

by S. G. Boyce

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Published by United States, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station in Asheville, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesUSDA Forest Service Southeastern Forest Experiment Station General Technical Report -- SE 35.
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service. Southeastern Forest Experiment Station.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,318p.p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17234251M

Book Description. Decision making for forests that are managed for both ecological and economic objectives. From the Back Cover. Decision Methods for Forest Resource Management is a textbook in forest resource management for senior undergraduates, first year graduate students, and professionals in forestry, natural resource management, as well as for other fields of environmental science/5(2).   When to optimally harvest even-aged trees is a dominant concern in forest economics. In the literature, it was considered when the land is available for just one harvest (Wicksell setting) or multiple harvests (Faustmann setting). In this chapter, we will review the rotation lengths under both settings and focus on the impact of timber price variations on planting and harvesting decisions when Author: Skander Ben Abdallah.

SHAP (SHapley Additive exPlanations). This chapter is currently only available in this web version. ebook and print will follow. SHAP (SHapley Additive exPlanations) by Lundberg and Lee () 41 is a method to explain individual predictions. SHAP is based on the game theoretically optimal Shapley Values.. There are two reasons why SHAP got its own chapter and is not a subchapter of. In an even-aged forest, trees are usually about the same height. This results in a single canopy and is illustrated in Figure 2. While total tree height is relatively uniform, the diameter of trees in an even-aged forest may vary widely. In a young forest where all trees are free to grow, their diameters may be Robert F. Wittwer Steven Anderson.

Author: FSDefaultUser Created Date: 05/07/ Title: Position Certification Decision Form Last modified by: USDA Forest Service Company. Kevin Crowe, Laird Van Damme, in Forest Plans of North America, Abstract. Forest Management Unit 13 is a , hectare (, acre) area within Forest Management License 3, in the Province of Manitoba. This area is managed under a year forest management plan and licensed to Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd.


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