Clawson explores the issues related to timber management with a particular focus on the harvesting of timber stands in Decision Making in Timber Production, Harvest and Marketing. Originally published in 1977, her study considers biological, economic and management implications of timber growing as well as the decision-making process in U.S forest Situations including methods of analysis. This title will be of interest to students of Environmental studies and professionals.
Table of Contents
Preface; List of Tables; List of Figures; 1. Characteristics of Timber Growing 2. Time-Growth—Volume Relationships for Timber Production 3. Timing of Timber Harvest 4. Components of Timber Supply 5. Forest of Management Situation Dominates Optimum Timber Management 6. Willingness of Small Private Owner to Harvest Existing Stand 7. Willingness of Small Private Owner to Invest in Growing Wood 8. Willingness of Vertically Integrated Forest Industry Firm to Harvest its Timber 9. Willingness of Vertically Integrated Forest Industry Firm to Invest in the Growing of More Timber 10. Important Characteristics of National Forests Today 11. The Forest Service as a Far-Sighted Oligopsonist since 1905 12. Applicability of Biologic and Economic Analysis to National Forest Management 13. Past Management of the National Forests by the Forest Service 14. Potentials for Future National Forest Management 15. Conclusion; Appendix; References