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  • Dendroclimatic Studiesby Rosanne D'Arrigo; Nicole Davi; Gordon Jacoby; Rob Wilson; Greg Wiles

    Wiley 2014; US$ 61.95 US$ 53.69

    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...

  • Ancient Treesby Anna Lewington

    Pavilion Books 2012; US$ 14.57

    Among all the varied productions with which Nature has adorned the surfaces of the earth, none awakens our sympathies, or interests our imagination so powerfully as those venerable trees, which seem to have stood the lapse of ages John Muir, 1868 A fascinating celebration of the some of the oldest living organisms on the planet, from the grand Oaks... more...

  • Guidelines for establishing farm forestry accountancy networksby A Niskanen; W. Sekot

    BRILL 2001; US$ 95.00

    The main aim of these guidelines is to provide assistance for developing a generally applicable monitoring system for the assessment of the socio-economic performance of farm forestry enterprises. These were prepared to help to improve the base line of harmonisation for national and international development of farm forestry accounting and in particular... more...

  • Forestryby Catherine Raven

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 45.00

    Explore the science of forestry, from trees and shrubs grown for commercial and medicinal use, to their impact on the environment and society. more...

  • Timberlandby Markus Altwegg; Peter Meier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2008; US$ 28.31

    Schon seit Jahrhunderten investiert der Mensch sein Kapital in werterhaltende Rohstoffe. Ein beliebtes Anlageobjekt war schon von jeher der Wald als Reservoir des nachhaltigen Rohstoffes Holz. In der Vergangenheit waren die Wälder eine Domäne des Adels. Heute besitzen nicht nur der Staat und v- mögende Privatpersonen Waldgrundstücke, sondern auch Grossanleger... more...

  • Carbon Sequestration and Its Role in the Global Carbon Cycleby Brian J. McPherson; Eric T. Sundquist

    Wiley 2013; US$ 136.00 US$ 117.87

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 183. For carbon sequestration the issues of monitoring, risk assessment, and verification of carbon content and storage efficacy are perhaps the most uncertain. Yet these issues are also the most critical challenges facing the broader context of carbon... more...

  • A History of Irish Forestryby Eoin Neeson

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 14.57

    This comprehensive study, with a foreword by Lord Killanin, looks at Irish forestry from the migration of the first wood species some 10,000 years ago to the present day. Part One, The Historical Background, examines the primeval forest and early settlers, woodlands, land title and tenure under the Celts, codified with Brehon law; Norman forest law... more...

  • No Timber Without Treesby Duncan Poore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber industry to many economies will survive.Duncan Poore reviews... more...

  • Sustainability of Temperate Forestsby Roger A. Sedjo; Alberto Goetzl; Stevenson O. Moffat

    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...

  • Forests and Rural Developmentby Jürgen Pretzsch; Dietrich Darr; Holm Uibrig

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.70

    This book provides an overview of the complex challenges and opportunities related to forest-based rural development in the tropics and subtropics. Applying a socio-ecological perspective, the book traces the changing paradigms of forestry in rural development throughout history, summarizes the major aspects of the rural development challenge in forest... more...