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  • Trees, People and Powerby Peter Utting

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Green Goldby James E. Fickle

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Green Gold is a thorough and valuable compilation of information on Alabama’ s timber and forest products industry, the largest manufacturing industry in the state. Alabama has the third-largest commercial forest in the nation, after only Georgia and Oregon. Fully two-thirds of the state’ s land supports the... more...

  • The Social Lives of Forestsby Susanna B. Hecht; Kathleen D. Morrison; Christine Padoch

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    Forests are in decline, and the threats these outposts of nature face?including deforestation, degradation, and fragmentation?are the result of human culture. Or are they? This volume calls these assumptions into question, revealing forests? past, present, and future conditions to be the joint products of a host of natural and cultural forces. Moreover,... more...

  • Towards Sustainable Management of the Boreal Forestby P.J. Burton; C. Messier; D.W. Smith; W.L. Adamowicz

    NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 69.95

    A summary of the state-of-the-art in boreal forest management, this book provides a progressive vision for all of the world's northern forests. Top-notch forestry scientists and researchers author this selection of chapters based on recent research conducted by the Sustainable Forest Management Network across Canada. more...

  • Forest related perspectives for regional development in Europeby P. Hyttinen

    BRILL 2002; US$ 88.00

    Most of the less-favoured regions in Europe feature large areas of forestland. The FORWARD (Forest Resources for Work Opportunities and Regional Development) project was initiated to generate employment and income based on forest resources. This report presents the findings of the project. more...

  • Molecular Genetics and Breeding of Forest Treesby Sandeep Kumar; Matthias Fladung

    Haworth Press 2004; US$ 89.95

    This unique single source integrates tree transgenesis, functional genomics, and structural genomics to present, for the first time, a unified approach to research on the molecular biology of forest trees. A distinguished panel of scientists, researchers, and educators from around the world have combined their efforts to present the most up-to-date... more...

  • Understanding Forest Disturbance and Spatial Patternby Michael A. Wulder; Steven E. Franklin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 146.95

    Remote sensing and GIS are increasingly used as tools for monitoring and managing forests. Remotely sensed and GIS data are now the data sources of choice for capturing, documenting, and understanding forest disturbance and landscape pattern. Sitting astride the fields of ecology, forestry, and remote sensing/GIS, Understanding Forest Disturbance... more...

  • Economics, Sustainability, and Natural Resourcesby Shashi Kant; R. Albert Berry

    Springer 2006; US$ 249.00

    Forest resources are the ideal starting point for the economic analysis of sustainability. This book provides a critique of neoclassical economic approaches and their limitations with respect to sustainability. It discusses key economic aspects of sustainable forest management, including complexity, ethical issues, non-convexities, and more. more...

  • Cut and Runby Rob Glastra

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00

    Illegal logging and trade in timber is a major cause of forest degradation in the world today. Not only does it threaten biodiversity-rich old growth forests, it also endangers the livelihoods of the traditional communities that are dependent upon them. But controlling this global problem is not a simple matter of enacting new laws and enforcing new... more...

  • The Measurement of Roundwoodby M.A. Fonseca

    CABI 2005; US$ 100.00

    The ability to measure roundwood quantity and quality, and predict product yields is of great importance to forest industries. However, roundwood metrics is a topic that is often difficult to understand due to counterintuitive trends, inconsistencies and variability in a number of factors. more...