User's guide to SILVAH
Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-128. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 122 p.
This user's guide for the SILVAH computer program, version 6.2, supersedes the 1992 user's guide (Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-162). Designed for stand-alone Windows-based personal computers, SILVAH recommends a silvicultural prescription for a forest stand based on a summary and analysis of field inventory data. The program also includes a simulator that can be used to project stand growth and development, estimating yields from either prescribed or user-defined treatments. The software is distributed with an online help system and this printed user's manual. The computer program described in this publication is available on the Internet at http://nrs.fs.fed.us/tools/silvah.
Keywordssilvicultural prescriptions; management guides; regeneration; Allegheny hardwoods; northern hardwoods; mixed oak forest type; decision support system; software
Knopp, Peter D.; Stout, Susan L. 2014. User's guide to SILVAH. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-128. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 122 p. https://doi.org/10.2737/NRS-GTR-128.