NALT Keyword: forest economics

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Forest biomass diversion in the Sierra Nevada: Energy, economics and emissions
Forest biomass diversion in the Sierra Nevada: Energy, economics and emissions
Forest biomass diversion in the Sierra Nevada: Energy, economics and e...

In this case study, converting forest wastes to electricity had energy and emissions benefits but was not economically viable.

Income value of private amenities assessed in California oak woodlands
Income value of private amenities assessed in California oak woodlands
Income value of private amenities assessed in California oak woodlands

In a survey, landowners were asked to place a monetary value on amenities using a contingent valuation method; willingness to maintain amenity values did not require a large property.

Economic sustainability modeling provides decision support for assessing hybrid poplar-based
biofuel development in California
Economic sustainability modeling provides decision support for assessing hybrid poplar-based biofuel development in California
Economic sustainability modeling provides decision support for assessi...

Higher biomass yields and policy measures such as carbon credits are needed for biofuel production to become an economically viable industry in Northern California.

Carbon calculator tracks the climate benefits of managed private forests
Carbon calculator tracks the climate benefits of managed private forests
Carbon calculator tracks the climate benefits of managed private fores...

Private forests that are harvested and regenerated yield approximately 30% more carbon sequestration benefits than if they are left to grow.

Are double trailers cost effective for transporting forest biomass on steep terrain?
Are double trailers cost effective for transporting forest biomass on steep terrain?
Are double trailers cost effective for transporting forest biomass on ...

Double trailers are cost effective in certain situations in Oregon and Washington, but because of state transportation regulations and operational constraints, they are not cost effective in California.

Forest thinning may increase water yield from the Sierra Nevada
Forest thinning may increase water yield from the Sierra Nevada
Forest thinning may increase water yield from the Sierra Nevada
Large-tree removal in a mixed-conifer forest halves productivity and increases white
fir
Large-tree removal in a mixed-conifer forest halves productivity and increases white fir
Large-tree removal in a mixed-conifer forest halves productivity and i...

A long-term study in the Sierra Nevada confirms the negative consequences of preferentially removing large trees.

Conifer encroachment study will inform efforts to preserve and restore North Coast
oak woodlands
Conifer encroachment study will inform efforts to preserve and restore North Coast oak woodlands
Conifer encroachment study will inform efforts to preserve and restore...
UC Berkeley's forestry program celebrates 100 years
UC Berkeley's forestry program celebrates 100 years
UC Berkeley's forestry program celebrates 100 years

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