Economics References

Costs of suppression, loss of resources, effects on rural communities.

Wildfire: Atmosphere & Climate. Effects of wildfire on air quality; weather and wildfire; climate change; Global Warming.

Wildfire: Forest Fuels. Types of fuels, fuels history, fuels management, prescribed fire, combustability.

Wildfire: Forest Soils. Effects of wildfire on soils, soil productivity, soil chemistry.

Wildfire: Forest Streams. Effects of wildfire on streams, water quality, erosion, fish populations.

Wildfire: Salvage Logging. Scientific research and opinion, legal actions, and management results.

Atkinson, William A., Bernard T. Bormann, and Dean S. DeBell 1979. “Crop Rotation of Douglas-fir and Red Alder: A Preliminary Biological and Economic Assessment,” Botanical Gazette. Vol. 140 (Supplement): S102-S107.

Azuma, David L., Joseph Donnegan, and Donald Gedney 2004. Southwest Oregon Biscuit Fire: An Analysis of Forest Resources and Fire Severity. Research Paper PNW-RP-560, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, Oregon: 32 pp. [PDF]

Meissner, James K., Linda Harmon, and John Kalmar, Jr. 1998. Federal Lands: Land Management Agencies' Wildfire Suppression Expenditures.B-279550, United States General Accounting Office: 13 pp. [PDF]

Nazzaro, Robin M. 2006. Biscuit Fire Recovery Project. Analysis of Project Development, Salvage Sales, and Other Activities. GA0-06-967, United States Government Accountability Office, Washington DC: 69 pp.[PDF]

Niemi, Ernie 2004. Economic Risks of Salvage Logging: the Biscuit Fire. ECONorthwest, Eugene, Oregon: 24 pp. [PDF]


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