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This book provides a focused understanding of contemporary forest management issues through real life examples to engage students. The methodology for the development of quantitatively-derived forest management plans - from gathering information to the implementation of plans at the forest level - are explicit explained. Emphasis is placed on the development of the traditional commodity production forest plans using linear programming, the development of alternative forest plans, and problem resolution in planning.

The

Table of Contents

Short Table of Contents

Introduction

Management of Forests

Part I

Valuation of Forest Conditions

Geographic Information

Estimation and Projection of Stand and Forest Conditions

Part II

Optimization of Stand-level Objectives

Graphical Solution Techniques for Two-variable Linear Problems

Linear Programming

Advanced Forest Planning Techniques

Part III

Forest and Natural Resource Sustainability

Models of Desired Forest Structure

Control Techniques for Commodity Production and Wildlife Objectives

Spatial Restrictions in Forest Management Planning

Part IV

The Forestry Supply Chain

Hierarchical System for Planning and Scheduling of Industrial Operations

Certification and Carbon Accounting

Appendix A: Databases and Prescriptions for Chapter Problems

Appendix B: Simplex Method

Appendix C: Reporting Methods

Product Details

ISBN:
9780080921587
Publisher:
Academic Press
Subject:
Nature : Trees & Forests - General
Author:
Bettinger, Pete
Author:
Jacek Siry
Author:
Boston, Kevin
Author:
Kevin Boston
Author:
Siry, Jacek
Author:
Grebner, Donald L.
Author:
Pete Bettinger
Subject:
Trees & Forests - General
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Plants - Trees
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Management
Subject:
Nature Studies-Trees
Subject:
Nature : Plants - Trees
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Subject:
Business & Economics : Economics - General
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Nature : Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Technology & Engineering : Agriculture - General
Publication Date:
July 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
360

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Economics » General
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Biology » General
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General
Science and Mathematics » Botany » Trees and Shrubs
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Forestry » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Trees

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