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Developing and Comparing Silvicultural Alternatives: Goals, Objectives, and Evaluation Criteria
Western Journal of Applied Forestry (2010)
  • James N. Long, Utah State University
  • Frederick Smith
  • Scott D Roberts
Abstract
We outline an approach for developing and comparing silvicultural alternatives. The approach has multiple advantages, including explicit links between goals, management approaches, and outcomes; efficient development of alternative means of accomplishing the goals; and effective communication of potential tradeoffs between both objectives and alternatives.
Keywords
  • Forest Vegetation Simulator,
  • alternatives,
  • fire metrics,
  • silvilculture
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Publication Date
2010
Citation Information
James N. Long, Frederick Smith and Scott D Roberts. "Developing and Comparing Silvicultural Alternatives: Goals, Objectives, and Evaluation Criteria" Western Journal of Applied Forestry Vol. 25 Iss. 2 (2010) p. 96 - 98
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jameslong/170/