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  • Valuable Broadleaved Forests in Europeby Heinrich Spiecker; Sebastian Hein; Kaisu Makkonen-Spiecker; Michael Thies

    BRILL 2009; US$ 184.00

    Ecological and economic considerations recently increased the interest in growing valuable broadleaved tree species. Although the demand for valuable timber is growing, and there is a notable interest among forest owners and farmers to grow valuable broad leaved tree species, the current level of knowledge about these species is insufficient. More... more...

  • Wind and Treesby M. P. Coutts; J. Grace

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 144.00

    Covers wind behaviour, mechanical physiological responses of trees and forest management. more...

  • Forests to Climate Change Mitigationby Md. Danesh Miah; Man Yong Shin; Masao Koike

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 129.32

    The purpose of this book is to highlight the ways and means of efficiently reducing global warming through the forestry options in Bangladesh, with the implications of CDM. The book emphasizes the role of the biomass in the CDM forestry projects. more...

  • Deforestation and Climate Changeby Valentina Bosetti; Ruben Lubowski

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Deforestation and forest degradation have long been recognized as environmental problems, with concerns over conservation of natural habitats and biological diversity capturing both scientific and public attention. More recently, the debate over tropical forest conservation has radically shifted to the approximately fifteen percent of global greenhouse... more...

  • Forestry Economicsby John E. Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 69.95

    Forestry Economics introduces students and practitioners to all aspects of the management and economics of forestry. The book adopts the approach of managerial economics textbooks and applies this to the unique processes and problems faced by managers of forests. While most forestry economics books are written by economists for future economists,... more...

  • Nachhaltiges Change Managementby Frank Keuper; Heinz Groten

    Gabler Verlag 2007; US$ 54.33

    Ziel ist, aus dem Blickwinkel renommierter internationaler Autoren auf unterschiedliche betriebliche Handlungsfelder zu schauen und Erfahrungen, Ergebnisse, Konzepte und Instrumente interdisziplinär zu diskutieren. Nicht reaktive, auf Grund eines wirtschaftlichen Leidensdruckes initiierte Konzepte sollen vorgestellt werden. Vielmehr wollen die Autoren... more...

  • Silviculture in the Tropicsby Sven Günter; Michael Weber; Bernd Stimm; Reinhard Mosandl

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 328.04

    This book integrates the latest developments in forestry science and practice and how they inform sustainable forest management in the tropics. It provides details about the full spectrum of forest formations, from dry to moist and from lowland to mountain. more...

  • Forest Growth and Yield Modelingby Aaron R. Weiskittel; David W. Hann; John A. Kershaw; Jerome K. Vanclay

    Wiley 2011; US$ 164.95 US$ 148.46

    Forest Growth and Yield Modeling synthesizes current scientific literature and provides insights in how models are constructed. Giving suggestions for future developments, and outlining keys for successful implementation of models the book provides a thorough and up-to-date, single source reference for students, researchers and practitioners requiring... more...

  • Forest-Based Biomass Energyby Frank Spellman

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 188.95

    What is forest-based biomass energy and why should we care? Written by environmental expert Frank Spellman, Forest-Based Biomass Energy: Concepts and Applications details how forest biomass can be converted to energy and energy products, including direct combustion, pellets, gasification, and co-firing. It explores the possibilities of forest-based... more...

  • A Forest History of Indiaby Richard P. Tucker

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 49.95

    This collection of articles by noted environmental historian Richard P Tucker is an attempt to trace Indian forest history from the colonial era to its post-Independence legacy. It is a study of the evolution of forest policy at the national level, in counterpoint with management at the provincial and local levels, primarily in the Himalayan districts.... more...