Promoting large , compact mature forest patches in harvest scheduling models

@inproceedings{Tth2006PromotingL,
  title={Promoting large , compact mature forest patches in harvest scheduling models},
  author={S{\'a}ndor F. T{\'o}th and Marc E. McDill},
  year={2006}
}
Spatially-explicit harvest scheduling models that can promote the development of dynamic mature forest patches have been proposed in the past. This paper introduces a formulation that extends these models by allowing the total perimeter of the patches to be constrained or minimized. Test run results suggest that the proposed model can produce solutions with fewer, larger, and more compact patches. In addition, patches are more likely to be temporally connected with this formulation. Methods for… CONTINUE READING
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