Canadian Forest Service Publications
Econ financial evaluation module for tree growth simulators. 1979. Massie, M.R.C.; Rudd, J.D.; Manning, G.H. Fisheries and Environment Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forest Research Centre, Victoria, BC. Information Report BC-X-187.
Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 3993
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Implementation of forest management regimes is generally based on favorable financial feasibility evaluation. ECON is a routine which can be used to test the physical outputs of tree growth simulation for financial feasibility. This routine is based on a modification of present net worth termed the "forestry fund" approach, which has the advantage of not requiring a priori assumptions concerning the cost of silvicultural treatments.