Support system development for forest ecosystem management

  title={Support system development for forest ecosystem management},
  author={Richard L. Church and Alan T. Murray and Michael A. Figueroa and Klaus H. Barber},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
This paper discusses issues and requirements associated with the development of a spatial decision support system for the USDA Forest Service. A system was developed which integrates optimization based management planning models using map based representations of the spatial area being analyzed. This system was designed to address the decidedly hierarchical planning environment of the USDA Forest Service through the presentation of management alternatives in various forms, including impact… CONTINUE READING
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