Assessing natural hazards in forestry for risk management: a review

  title={Assessing natural hazards in forestry for risk management: a review},
  author={Marc Hanewinkel and Susan Stevens Hummel and Axel Tim Albrecht},
  journal={European Journal of Forest Research},
We address the problem of how to integrate risk assessment into forest management and therefore provide a comprehensive review of recent and past literature on risk analysis and modeling and, moreover, an evaluation and summary on these papers. We provide a general scheme on how to integrate concepts of risk into forest management decisions. After an overview of the risk management process and the main hazards in forests (storm, snow, insects, fire), the paper focuses on the principal methods… CONTINUE READING
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