By Jennifer L. Beverly, David L. Martell (auth.), Greg J. Arthaud, Tara M. Barrett (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9048162807

ISBN-13: 9789048162802

ISBN-10: 9401703078

ISBN-13: 9789401703079

Systems research in forestry has persisted to enhance in sophistication and variety of program during the last few a long time. The papers during this quantity have been provided on the 8th symposium within the most efficient convention sequence around the globe during this topic sector. suggestions offered contain optimization and simulation modelling, determination help structures, substitute making plans options, and spatial research. Over 30 papers and prolonged abstracts are grouped into the topical components of (1) fireplace and fuels; (2) networks and transportation; (3) wooded area and panorama making plans; (4) ecological modeling, biodiversity, and natural world; and (5) wooded area source purposes. This assortment may be of curiosity to wooded area planners and researchers who paintings in quantitative equipment in forestry.

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The planning horizon is one year and monthly time periods are used. The supply chain problem is formulated as a large mixed integer linear programming model. To guarantee solutions within practical time limits we have developed a heuristic solution approach. Computational results from a large Swedish entrepreneur are reported. 1. INTRODUCTION We consider the problem of satisfying a given demand of forest fuel at a number of heating plants that provide energy to larger cities during a planning period of one year.

Ogden, UT. SUPPL Y CHAIN MODELING OF FOREST FUEL Helene Gunnarsson, Jan T. Lundgren, and Mikael Rönnqvist Division of Optimization, Linköping Institute ofTechnology. SE-58I 83 Linköping, Sweden Key words: Integer programming, inventory models, OR applications in forestry, transportation, heuristics Abstract: We present the problem of deciding when and where forest residues are to be converted into forest fuel, and how the residues are transported and stored, in order to satisfy demand at heating plants.

Journal of Sustainable Forestry 11(112):229-244. D. Chew. 2000. Applying simulation and optimization to evaluate the effectiveness of fuel treatments for different fuel conditions at landscape scales. Pp. 89-96 in Vol. 2, Proceedings from The Joint Fire Science Conference and Workshop, June 1517, Boise, ID. University ofIdaho, Moscow, ID. F. Amo, and lK. Brown. 1989. FIRESUM - An ecological process model for fire succession in western conifer forests. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-266.

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