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National projections of forest and rangeland condition indicators

National projections of forest and rangeland condition indicators

a technical document supporting the 1999 USDA Forest Service RPA assessment

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in [Portland, OR] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural resources surveys -- United States,
  • Multiple use management areas -- United States,
  • Forest management -- United States,
  • Range management -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTechnical document supporting the 1999 USDA Forest Service RPA assessment
    StatementJohn Hof ... [et al.]
    SeriesGeneral technical report -- PNW-GTR-442, General technical report PNW -- 442
    ContributionsHof, John G, Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination57 p.
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14499633M
    OCLC/WorldCa42189401

    Title. Projections of the demand for national forest stumpage by region, / Related Titles. Series: Research paper PNW ; By. Haynes, Richard W. Connaughton, Kent P. Adams, Darius Mainard, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.). Drought-associated forest disturbances are expected to increase with climatic change. Management actions can either mitigate or exacerbate the effects of drought. A first principal for increasing resilience and adaptation is to avoid management actions that exacerbate the effects of current or future by: View Notes - Forest from ECONOMICS at Arizona State University. 1 American Rangelands and Forests Part 1 Choose either a rangeland or a forest of the United States and describe current.


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