Every year forest fires and severe storms cause a great deal of damage to forests in the northwestern United States One way of dealing with the aftermath of these disasters is called salvage logging which is the practice of removing dead trees from affect

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Every year, forest fires and severe storms cause a great deal of damage to forests in the northwestern United States. One way of dealing with the aftermath of these disasters is called salvage logging, which is the practice of removing dead trees from affected areas and using the wood for lumber, plywood, and other wood products. There are several reasons why salvage logging is beneficial both to a damaged forest and to the economy.

First, after a devastating fire, forests are choked with dead trees. If the trees are not removed, they will take years to decompose; in the meantime, no new trees can grow in the cramped spaces. Salvage logging, however, removes the remains of dead trees and makes room for fresh growth immediately, which is likely to help forest areas recover from the disaster.

Also, dead trees do more than just take up space. Decaying wood is a highly suitable habitat for insects such as the spruce bark beetle, which in large numbers can damage live, healthy spruce trees. So by removing rotting wood, salvage logging helps minimize the dangers of insect infestation, thus contributing to the health of the forest.

Third and last, salvage logging has economic benefits. Many industries depend upon the forests for their production, and because of this a fire can have a very harmful effect on the economy. Often, however, the trees that have been damaged by natural disasters still can provide much wood that is usable by industries. Furthermore, salvage logging requires more workers than traditional logging operations do, and so it helps create additional jobs for local residents.

The lecture and the reading are both about the salvage logging after a natural disaster in forests in northwestern of the United States. While the article enumerates three advantages for salvage logging as: preparing palce for growth of new trees, controling the parasits, and creating job opportunity for local people, the lecturer opposes these points and believes that salvage logging has disadvantage more rather then advantages.
First, the reading states that salvage logging will provide more space for new trees after the crushed trees choke the foressts. On the other hand, the speaker challenges this point by saying that cleaning up the forest is not necessarily create place for next generation. She asserts that instead of cleaning up if the trees remain in the forest they will decompose and will add more nutrients to the soil, which is beneficial for next genertations of trees.
Second, the author posits that dead trees will increase the population of the insects likle spruce bark beetle, which can harm other healthy trees. The professor, however, rebuts this notion by explaining that insects like as spruce bark beetle have been in those forests for more than one hundred years. She is of the opinion that the ecosystem of the forest can control the population of insects. In this regard other insects and birds work to keep this balance. BAsed on her assertion, the salvage logging has more bane than insects for health of horests.
Third, the writer of the reading points out slavage logging help the local economy by providing more job chances for people live in those area. Conversely, the speaker repudiates this and says that due to the severe damage of the forest fire in natural disaster, salvage logging needs sophisticated logestics such as helicopter and other heavy machines, which are not available in local communities. Then, other companies from other palces benefit. In addition, those jobs are peramnaent and will not help local people for long time, and those jobs are high skill jobs which do not fit for them.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, conversely, first, however, if, second, so, then, third, while, in addition, such as, on the other hand

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 8.0 10.4613686534 76% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 7.0 5.04856512141 139% => OK
Conjunction : 9.0 7.30242825607 123% => OK
Relative clauses : 12.0 12.0772626932 99% => OK
Pronoun: 23.0 22.412803532 103% => OK
Preposition: 36.0 30.3222958057 119% => OK
Nominalization: 6.0 5.01324503311 120% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1717.0 1373.03311258 125% => OK
No of words: 338.0 270.72406181 125% => OK
Chars per words: 5.0798816568 5.08290768461 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.28774723029 4.04702891845 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.4299020278 2.5805825403 94% => OK
Unique words: 180.0 145.348785872 124% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.532544378698 0.540411800872 99% => OK
syllable_count: 522.9 419.366225166 125% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 3.0 3.25607064018 92% => OK
Article: 9.0 8.23620309051 109% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 1.25165562914 80% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.51434878587 132% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 2.5761589404 116% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 14.0 13.0662251656 107% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 21.2450331126 113% => OK
Sentence length SD: 64.5319490561 49.2860985944 131% => OK
Chars per sentence: 122.642857143 110.228320801 111% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.1428571429 21.698381199 111% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.71428571429 7.06452816374 109% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 6.0 4.19205298013 143% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 7.0 4.33554083885 161% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 4.45695364238 90% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.27373068433 70% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.177023885517 0.272083759551 65% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0687447079175 0.0996497079465 69% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0532687065406 0.0662205650399 80% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.113438295636 0.162205337803 70% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0214974000191 0.0443174109184 49% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 14.6 13.3589403974 109% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 55.58 53.8541721854 103% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 5.55761589404 158% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.5 11.0289183223 104% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.48 12.2367328918 102% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.56 8.42419426049 102% => OK
difficult_words: 80.0 63.6247240618 126% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 14.0 10.7273730684 131% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 10.498013245 110% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.2008830022 107% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Scores by essay e-grader: 24.0 Out of 30
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