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  • Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventoriesby Daniel Mandallaz

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 104.95

    Sound forest management planning requires cost-efficient approaches to optimally utilize given resources. Emphasizing the mathematical and statistical features of forest sampling to assess classical dendrometrical quantities, Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories presents the statistical concepts and tools needed to conduct a modern forest inventory.... more...

  • Ecology, Planning, and Management of Urban Forestsby Margaret M. Carreiro; Yong-Chang Song; Jianguo Wu

    Springer 2007; US$ 119.00

    Contains studies and perspectives on urban forests from a broad array of basic and applied scientific disciplines including ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry, landscape ecology, plant community ecology, geography and social science. This book intends to motivate scientists, planners and managers to work together and adopt a ecology approach. more...

  • Forest Environments in the Mekong River Basinby Haruo Sawada; Nick Chappell; James V. Lafrankie

    Springer 2007; US$ 249.00

    Until now, there have been few research works on Cambodian forests because of the long period of civil war, restricting forest researchers and surveyors in the area. This book presents many new topics of research in forests such as those of Cambodia, unavailable until now. One of the most attractive features of the volume is that it fills the gaps... more...

  • Balsam Firby E.V. Bakuzis

    University of Minnesota Press 1965; US$ 75.00

    Professors Bakuzis and Hansen, with the assistance of a number of co-authors of individual chapters, present an exhaustive survey of the literature on the balsam fir, providing a coherent picture of the species and its place in nature and forestry practic more...

  • Patterns and Processes in Forest Landscapesby Raffaele Lafortezza; Jiquan Chen; Giovanni Sanesi; Thomas R. Crow

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    Increasing evidence suggests that the composition and spatial configuration a" the pattern a" of forest landscapes affect many ecological processes, including the movement and persistence of particular species, the susceptibility and spread of disturbances such as fires or pest outbreaks, and the redistribution of matter and nutrients. Understanding... more...

  • The Economics of Forest Disturbancesby Thomas P. Holmes; Jeffrey P. Prestemon; KarenL. Abt

    Springer 2008; US$ 319.00

    Provides a review of both traditional and emerging themes in the economics of natural forest disturbances. This book shows that neo-classical economic principles can be integrated with ecosystem analysis and modern econometric methods to uncover the causes and consequences of natural forest disturbances. more...

  • Forest Strategyby Michael Gane

    Springer 2007; US$ 279.00

    Michael Ganea (TM)s ground-breaking Forest Strategy combines detailed analysis of the forest sector with modern strategic management principles to develop a vision for sustainable forest management which is both practical and theoretically robust. In the past, lack of understanding at the nexus between the forest sector on the one hand and strategic... more...

  • The Longleaf Pine Ecosystemby Shibu Jose; Eric J. Jokela; Deborah L. Miller

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    Includes information on the ecology, silviculture and restoration of longleaf pine ecosystems. This book also includes a discussion of the historical, social and political aspects of ecosystem management. It is useful for students, land managers, ecologists, private landowners, government agencies, consultants and the forest products industry. more...

  • Forestsby Julie Kerr Casper

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 39.50

    Focuses on the many aspects that make rain forests, temperate forests, and boreal forests such a valuable natural resource and why we cannot live without them. more...

  • Decentralization, Forests and Rural Communitiesby Edward L Webb; Ganesh P Shivakoti

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 49.95

    Asian societies are entering a new era of decentralized governance of forests. The authority to make decisions on forest management has shifted to lower levels. of government and, in some cases, to the local people themselves. But can governments. simply `decentralize` authority away from the center, or are there certain core. elements necessary to... more...