Use GIS spatial analysis linked to inventory data to evaluate the potential feedstock volumes available from selected forest types on federal lands in the western region under a range of sustainable management scenarios and relative to transportation distance, natural disturbance impacts and economic variables.
Organizations completing task
- University of Washington
- USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
- Development of an integrate spatial database with inventory to support comparative forest resource LCA analysis
- Spatial database as underpinning of comparative LCA for forest resources that examines the tradeoffs between planned biochar production and wildfire impacts