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Natural Resource Management

  1. The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values

    Theory and Methods, 3rd Edition

    By A. Myrick Freeman III, Joseph A. Herriges, Catherine L. Kling

    The first edition of this important work was the winner of the 2002 Publication of Enduring Quality award by the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. The continuing premise for the book is that estimates of the economic values of environmental and natural resource services are...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by RFF Press

  2. Carbon Capture and Sequestration

    Removing the Legal and Regulatory Barriers

    By M. Granger Morgan, Sean T. McCoy

    The United States produces over seventy percent of all its electricity from fossil fuels and nearly fifty percent from coal alone. Worldwide, forty-one percent of all electricity is generated from coal, making it the single most important fuel source for electricity generation, followed...

    Published June 20th 2012 by RFF Press

  3. The Global Economics of Forestry

    By William F. Hyde

    This book traces the economic and biological pattern of forest development from initial settlement and harvest activity at the natural forest frontier to modern industrial forest plantations. It builds from diagrams describing three discrete stages of forest development, and then discusses the...

    Published May 17th 2012 by RFF Press

  4. Wildfire Policy

    Law and Economics Perspectives

    Edited by Dean Lueck, Karen M. Bradshaw

    During the five decades since its origin, law and economics has provided an influential framework for addressing a wide array of areas of law ranging from judicial behaviour to contracts. This book will reflects the first-ever forum for law and economics scholars to apply the analysis and...

    Published November 27th 2011 by RFF Press

  5. America's Renewable Resources

    Historical Trends and Current Challenges

    By Kenneth D. Frederick, Roger A. Sedjo

    Series: RFF Natural Resource Management Set

    By recording one country's experience with its vast natural resource base, America's Renewable Resources: Historical Trends and Current Challenges will help to inform the management of future demands on the resource base in the U.S. and throughout the world. The contributors focus specifically on...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  6. Timber Supply, Land Allocation, and Economic Efficiency

    By William F. Hyde

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  7. Comparisons in Resource Management

    Six Notable Programs in Other Countries and Their Possible U.S. Application

    By Henry Jarrett

    Series: RFF Natural Resource Management Set

    Originally presented as public lectures in the 1961 Resources for the Future Forum on Comparative Resources Policy and Administration. Originally published in 1961...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  8. Simulation of Recreational Use for Park and Wilderness Management

    By Mordechai Schechter, Robert C. Lucas

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  9. Structure and Properties of a Wilderness Travel Simulator

    An Application to the Spanish Peaks Area

    By V. Kerry Smith, John V. Krutilla

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  10. Land Use and the States

    2nd Edition

    By Robert G. Healy, John S. Rosenberg

    Series: RFF Natural Resource Management Set

    An enlarged and revised book which looks at some programs of state land use control. Focusing on the problems that have caused the public to demand such controls, on the variety of legislative responses, and on the problems of implementation that arise, this study presents a rationale for the role...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  11. The World Copper Industry

    Structure and Economic Analysis

    By Raymond F. Mikesell

    Series: RFF Natural Resource Management Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  12. Perspectives On Conservation

    Essays on America's Natural Resources

    By Henry Jarrett

    Series: RFF Natural Resource Management Set

    A collection of papers based on those prepared by authorities who participated in the 1958 RFF forum, including contributions by Samuel Hays and John Kenneth Galbraith. Originally published in 1958...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  13. New Deal Planning

    The National Resources Planning Board

    By Marion Clawson

    Series: RFF Natural Resource Management Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  14. Our National Park Policy

    A Critical History

    By John Isne

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    A legislative and administrative history on the social, cultural, and intellectual significance of the national park idea. Originally published in 1961...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  15. Conservation and Economic Efficiency

    An Approach To Materials Policy

    By Talbot Page

    Series: RFF Natural Resource Management Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  16. Public Lands Politics

    Interest Group Influence on the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management

    By Paul J. Culhane

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  17. The Overproduction Trap in U.S. Agriculture

    A Study of Resource Allocation from World War I to the Late 1960's

    By Glenn Johnson, C Leroy Quance

    Series: RFF Agriculture and Fisheries Set

    This book emphasizes resource use and efficiency in the agricultural sector and offers facts and analytical concepts of interest to welfare economists, sociologists, and agricultural policy makers. Originally published in 1972...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  18. Governing Soil Conservation

    Thirty Years of the New Decentralization

    By Robert J. Morgan

    Series: RFF Agriculture and Fisheries Set

    This study reviews and evaluates the political and administrative aspects of the nationwide soil conservation effort in the United States. Originally published in 1966...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  19. Forests for Whom and for What?

    By Marion Clawson

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    Clawson is concerned here not so much with what forest policy should be, but more with the criteria by which it should be determined. He lists such questions as how much land to devote to forests, how much timber to harvest and the best means of harvesting it, and the compatibility or...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  20. The Common Wealth in Ocean Fisheries

    Some Problems of Growth and Economic Allocation

    By Francis T. Christy, Anthony Scott

    Series: RFF Agriculture and Fisheries Set

    By examining international fishery resources from a primarily economic and political viewpoint, this book highlights the common property aspects of fisheries, physical productivity of the ocean, supply and demand, and the legal and institutional framework within which the fisheries industry...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  21. The Pacific Salmon Fisheries

    A Study of Irrational Conservation

    By James A. Crutchfield, Giulio Pontecorvo

    Series: RFF Agriculture and Fisheries Set

    This study attributes the chronic economic distress of the valuable Pacific salmon industry not only to decline in catch but also to the economic problems of open access ocean fisheries. It analyzes salmon public management programs and proposes alternatives. Originally published in 1969...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  22. The Cropland Crisis

    Myth or Reality?

    By Pierre Crosson

    Series: RFF Agriculture and Fisheries Set

    This book examines the factors affecting the demand for agricultural land in the United States and the costs of meeting increasing demand. Originally published in 1982...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  23. The Forest Service

    A Study in Public Land Management

    By Glen O. Robinson

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  24. The Federal Lands Revisited

    By Marion Clawson

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  25. Economics of Outdoor Recreation

    2nd Edition

    By Marion Clawson, Jack L. Knetsch

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    This book is one of the first to supply the means for evaluating recreational resources in economic terms. Originally published in 1967....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  26. Soil Conservation in Perspective

    By R. Burnell Held, Marion Clawson

    Series: RFF Agriculture and Fisheries Set

    This book reviews and evaluates the nationwide soil conservation effort in the United States and suggests broad outlines of a future conservation program. Originally published in 1965...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  27. America's National Parks and Their Keepers

    By Ronald A. Foresta

    Series: RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  28. Harnessing Renewable Energy in Electric Power Systems

    Theory, Practice, Policy

    Edited by Boaz Moselle, Jorge Padilla, Richard Schmalensee

    Reflecting its reliance on fossil fuels, the electric power industry produces the majority of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. The need for a revolution in the industry becomes further apparent given that 'decarbonization' means an increasing electrification of other sectors of the economy?in...

    Published September 7th 2010 by RFF Press

  29. Private Rights in Public Resources

    Equity and Property Allocation in Market-Based Environmental Policy

    By Professor Leigh Raymond

    Privatizing public resources by creating stronger property rights, including so-called rights to pollute, is an increasingly popular environmental policy option. While advocates of this type of market-based environmental policy tend to focus on its efficiency and ecological implications, such...

    Published October 27th 2003 by RFF Press

  30. Productivity in Natural Resource Industries

    Improvement through Innovation

    By R. David Simpson

    Several senior natural resource analysts study the role played by innovation, particularly technological innovation, in the pursuit of heightened productivity. Increasing the output of a given input improves a firm?s bottom line, makes it more competitive internationally, and reduces the potential...

    Published June 1st 1999 by RFF Press

  31. Sustainability of Temperate Forests

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Alberto Goetzl, Stevenson O. Moffat

    RFF's Roger Sedjo and his colleagues discuss initiatives designed to promote and enhance sustainable forestry in temperate countries. While concerns about tropical deforestation are considerable, temperate forests account for the vast majority of the world's roundwood production and most global...

    Published July 28th 1998 by RFF Press

  32. Pollution Control in United States

    Evaluating the System

    By J. Clarence Davies, Jan Mazurek

    Pollution control, a key component of U.S. environmental policy, has made important progress in recent decades. Yet important problems remain and there is need for improvement in the pollution control regulatory system. This book is the most extensive evaluation of that system ever produced. It...

    Published March 4th 1998 by RFF Press

  33. Mining and the Environment

    International Perspectives on Public Policy

    By Roderick G. Eggert

    For centuries, denuded landscapes, fouled streams, and dirty air were accepted by society as part of the price that had to be paid for mineral production. Even initial environmental legislation devised by industrialized countries in the 1960s and 1970s was largely designed without mining in mind....

    Published June 30th 1994 by RFF Press

  34. Multiple-Use Management

    The Economics of Public Forestlands

    By Michael D. Bowes, John V. Krutilla

    In this book, Bowes and Krutilla bring together what is known and relevant about valuing the nonmarket services of the public forests and propose a new theoretical framework that allows multiple uses, the biological dynamics of the forest, and the institutional and economic realities of public...

    Published September 30th 1989 by RFF Press

  35. The Southwest Under Stress

    National Resource Development Issues in a Regional Setting

    By Allen V. Kneese, F. Lee Brown

    Southwest Under Stress examines the development-environment conflict in the four contiguous states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. It emphasizes three issues with implications that extend far beyond the Southwest: water---its quantity, quality, and allocation; environment---how and to...

    Published December 31st 1980 by RFF Press

  36. The Economics of Natural Environments

    Studies in the Valuation of Commodity and Amenity Resources, revised edition

    By John V. Krutilla, Anthony C. Fisher

    In this pioneering study, Krutilla and Fisher put the amenity resources of natural environments into an analytical framework comparable to that for the extractive resources. The models and theoretical background of their techniques are illustrated by case studies which include the controversial...

    Published December 31st 1974 by RFF Press