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INT-GTR-53: Application of economic techniques to fire management - A status review and evaluation


Gorte, Julie K.; Gorte, Ross W. 1979. Application of economic techniques to fire management - A status review and evaluation. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-53. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 26 p.

Discusses both the historic and contemporary influences of economic in formulating USDA, Forest Service fire management policy in allocating money for fire management and in appraising fire effects. Includes a partial listing of publications that deal with resource valuation.

Keywords: economics, fire management, benefit/cost analysis, damage appraisal


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Title: INT-GTR-53: Application of economic techniques to fire management - A status review and evaluation
Publish Date: January 11, 2009
Last Update:
January 13, 2009

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