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  • 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$ 116.26

    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...

  • Nachhaltiges Change Managementby Frank Keuper; Heinz Groten

    Gabler Verlag 2007; US$ 23.97

    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$ 294.89

    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-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...

  • Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Conifersby Christophe Plomion; Jean Bousquet; Chittaranjan Kole

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 202.95

    With contributions by internationally reputed researchers in the field, this book presents the implications of the genomic revolution for conifers?promoting a better understanding of the evolution of these organisms as well as new knowledge about the molecular basis of quantitative trait variation. Both of these discoveries play important roles in... more...

  • The People's Forestsby Robert Marshall; Douglas K. Midgett; Mike Dombeck

    University of Iowa Press 2002; US$ 22.00

    Devoted conservationist, environmentalist, and explorer Robert Marshall (1901-1939) was chief of the Division of Recreation and Lands, U.S. Forest Service, when he died at age thirty-eight. Throughout his short but intense life, Marshall helped catalyze the preservation of millions of wilderness acres in all parts of the U.S., inspired countless... more...

  • The Great Woodby Jim Crumley

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 5.99

    The Great Wood of Caledon - the historic native forest of Highland Scotland - has a reputation as potent and misleading as the wolves that ruled it. The popular image is of an impassable, sun-snuffing shroud, a Highlandswide jungle infested by wolf, lynx, bear, beaver, wild white cattle, wild boar, and wilder painted men. Jim Crumley shines a light... more...