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Francis E Greulich
ESRM 461
Seattle Campus

Forest Management and Economics

Presents important contemporary decision tools, especially how they are used by forest managers to interpret, critique, and develop their basic applications in forestry. Topics include optimization techniques, including linear and nonlinear programming, concepts in interest and time evaluation of alternatives, marginal cost analysis, and computer spreadsheet assisted analysis. Prerequisite: Q SCI 381 or STAT 311; Q SCI 291 or MATH 124. Offered: W.

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Objective: To familiarize students with the more important contemporary decision tools used by managers to the extent that they can interpret, develop and critique their basic applications in forestry.

Topics: Optimization techniques including linear and nonlinear programming, management system simulation, concepts of interest and time evaluation of alternatives, marginal cost analysis and computer spreadsheet assisted analysis.

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Last Update by Francis E Greulich
Date: 04/20/2005