Southern Forest Resource Assessment - Technical Report

  • Authors: Wear, David N.; Greis, John G.
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
  • Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-53. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 635 p.

Abstract

The southern forest resource assessment provides a comprehensive analysis of the history, status, and likely future of forests in the Southern United States. Twenty-three chapters address questions regarding social/economic systems, terrestrial ecosystems, water and aquatic ecosystems, forest health, and timber management; 2 additional chapters provide a background on history and fire. Each chapter surveys pertinent literature and data, accesses conditions, identifies research needs, and examines the implications for southern forests and the benefits they provide.

  • Citation: Wear, David N.; Greis, John G. 2002. Southern Forest Resource Assessment - Technical Report. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-53. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 635 p.
  • Keywords: Conservation, forest sustainability, integrated assessment
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 25, 2014
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