Decision Methods for Forest Resource Management focuses on decision making for forests that are managed for both ecological and economic objectives. The essential modern decision methods used in the scientific management of forests are described using basic algebra, computer spreadsheets, and numerous examples and applications. Balanced treatment is given throughout the book to the ecological and economic impacts of alternative management decisions in both even-aged and uneven-aged forests.
* In-depth coverage of both ecological and economic issues
* Hands-on examples with Excel spreadsheets; electronic versions available on the authors' website
* Many related exercises with solutions
* Instructor's Manual available upon request