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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 17.95
RFF's Roger Sedjo and his colleagues discuss initiatives designed to promote and enhance sustainable forestry in temperate countries. While concerns about tropical deforestation are considerable, temperate forests account for the vast majority of the world's roundwood production and most global trade in wood and paper. Improving forest sustainability... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 240.00
It is increasingly recognized that the economic value of forests is not merely the production of timber. Forests provide other key ecosystem services, such as being sinks for greenhouse gases, hotspots of biodiversity, tourism and recreation. They are also vitally important in preventing soil erosion and controlling water supplies, as well as providing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
Forest trees cover 30% of the earth's land surface, providing renewable fuel, wood, timber, shelter, fruits, leaves, bark, roots, and are source of medicinal products in addition to benefits such as carbon sequestration, water shed protection, and habitat for 1/3 of terrestrial species. However, the genetic analysis and breeding of trees has lagged... more...
- 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...
- 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 growth of over fifteen billion trees... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 59.95
A top priority in climate research is obtaining broad-extent and long-term data to support analyses of historical patterns and trends, and for model development and evaluation. Along with directly measured climate data from the present and recent past, it is important to obtain estimates of long past climate variations spanning multiple centuries and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 48.99
Our North American forests are no longer the wild areas of past centuries; they are an economic and ecological resource undergoing changes from both natural and management disturbances. A watershed-scale and long-term perspective of forest ecosystem responses is requisite to understanding and predicting cause and effect relationships. This book synthesizes... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 163.00
The aim of the book is to provide an understanding of the current science underpinning Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) and to provide students and interested researchers with sufficient background on the basics of Chemical Engineering, Material Science, and Geology that they can understand the current state of the art of the research in the... more...
- CABI 2014; US$ 260.00
Poplars and willows form an important component of forestry and agricultural systems, providing a wide range of wood and non-wood products. This book synthesizes the latest research on poplars and willows in an accessible format, providing a practical worldwide overview and guide to their basic characteristics, cultivation and use, and issues, problems... more...