Forest fires and storms can greatly damage a forest by burning or uprooting trees, one way of dealing with the aftermath of such a catastrophe is salvage logging. Salvage logging is a practice in which the dead trees are removed from the forest and the wood is used for lumber, plywood and other wood products. It may appears that salvage logging is helpful for the environment and the local economy, however, the lecturer refutes all reasons to believe so.
First, the natural decay process of dead wood leaves behind crucial nutrients, which are very important for the long term health of the forest. If the dead wood is removed artificially for salvage logging, the soil would loose the nutrients it needs.
It is true that dead wood provides a highly suitable habitat for insects, but there is no evidence that these insect harm the forest. Space bark beetles have been living in the forests for hundreds of years without causing any damage to the forest environment. Moreover, the dead trees also provide shelter to other animals which are an important part of forest ecosystem.
Lastly, the economic benefits of salvage logging are also not as beneficial as advertised by the passage. When there is severe damage to the forest, sophisticated equipment like helicopters would have to be used for salvage logging and the jobs created by this practice or temporary in nature. Hence, specially skilled people from outside the local community are hired for this process and the local population has little economic benefit from salvage logging.
In the long run, salvage logging does more harm than good for both the forest and the economy. The forest looses the essential benefits of a natural decay process and the local economy doesn’t get any benefits of the lumber removed for salvage logging.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 2, column 222, Rule ID: LOOSE_LOSE
Message: Did you mean 'lose' (= miss, waste, suffer the loss etc.)?
...lly for salvage logging, the soil would loose the nutrients it needs. It is true ...
Line 4, column 105, Rule ID: THIS_NNS
Message: Did you mean 'this insect' or 'these insects'?
Suggestion: this insect; these insects
... insects, but there is no evidence that these insect harm the forest. Space bark beetles hav...
Line 8, column 259, Rule ID: WHITESPACE_RULE
Message: Possible typo: you repeated a whitespace
...the lumber removed for salvage logging.
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, first, hence, however, if, lastly, may, moreover, so, it is true
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 15.0 10.4613686534 143% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 4.0 5.04856512141 79% => OK
Conjunction : 11.0 7.30242825607 151% => OK
Relative clauses : 7.0 12.0772626932 58% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 9.0 22.412803532 40% => OK
Preposition: 29.0 30.3222958057 96% => OK
Nominalization: 5.0 5.01324503311 100% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1516.0 1373.03311258 110% => OK
No of words: 301.0 270.72406181 111% => OK
Chars per words: 5.0365448505 5.08290768461 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.16525528304 4.04702891845 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.44604022231 2.5805825403 95% => OK
Unique words: 158.0 145.348785872 109% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.524916943522 0.540411800872 97% => OK
syllable_count: 479.7 419.366225166 114% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.55342163355 103% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 2.0 3.25607064018 61% => OK
Interrogative: 1.0 0.116997792494 855% => Less interrogative sentences wanted.
Article: 6.0 8.23620309051 73% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.25165562914 160% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.51434878587 66% => OK
Preposition: 1.0 2.5761589404 39% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 13.0 13.0662251656 99% => OK
Sentence length: 23.0 21.2450331126 108% => OK
Sentence length SD: 26.9632667064 49.2860985944 55% => The essay contains lots of sentences with the similar length. More sentence varieties wanted.
Chars per sentence: 116.615384615 110.228320801 106% => OK
Words per sentence: 23.1538461538 21.698381199 107% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.76923076923 7.06452816374 82% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.09492273731 122% => OK
Language errors: 3.0 4.19205298013 72% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 4.33554083885 138% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 7.0 4.45695364238 157% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 0.0 4.27373068433 0% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.628230892059 0.272083759551 231% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.237730713569 0.0996497079465 239% => Sentence topic similarity is high.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0937728029463 0.0662205650399 142% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.361876058518 0.162205337803 223% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.11610715948 0.0443174109184 262% => More connections among paragraphs wanted.
automated_readability_index: 13.9 13.3589403974 104% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 48.13 53.8541721854 89% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 5.55761589404 158% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.3 11.0289183223 112% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.25 12.2367328918 100% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.76 8.42419426049 104% => OK
difficult_words: 76.0 63.6247240618 119% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.0 10.7273730684 121% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.2 10.498013245 107% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 11.2008830022 116% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 83.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 25.0 Out of 30
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.