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A Demonstration of SDSS: A Cost Minimization Approach to Silviculture Planning

Author(s) or contact(s): C. Swoveland, R.E. Carter, and T. McDaniels
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Stand Density
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1993. Hardcopy is available.


This report discusses a conceptual and practical aspects of a model designed to identify the most economically efficient silviculture treatments required to achieve a given biological outcome in a decision-making environment involving uncertainty. This model represents an adaptation of the Silviculture Decision Support System (SDSS) model of McDaniel's et al 1991 and is referred to here as "COSTMIN."

FRDA Research Report 204 (2154 KB)

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