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Natural resource accounting for the National Forests: a conceptual framework.

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Xu, Zhi; Bradley, Dennis P.; Jakes, Pamela J.

Year Published

1994

Publication

General Technical Report NC-171. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Abstract

Summarizes the shortcomings of current natural resource accounting systems, outlines some of the features needed, and proposes an accounting framework that would help integrate economic and ecological factors. Such a system of forest resource accounting is urgently needed to achieve the sustainable goals of ecosystem management.

Keywords

natural resource accounting, environmental accounting, forest resource accounting, sustainability goals

Citation

Xu, Zhi; Bradley, Dennis P.; Jakes, Pamela J. 1994. Natural resource accounting for the National Forests: a conceptual framework. General Technical Report NC-171. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station https://doi.org/10.2737/NC-GTR-171.

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