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  • Forests and Rural Developmentby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • Nitrogen Deposition, Critical Loads and Biodiversityby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 229.00

    This volume brings together extended reviews and papers of new scientific research on atmospheric nitrogen deposition impacts globally. While there is a wealth of evidence on the magnitude, components and effects of nitrogen disposition on floral biodiversity in Europe and North America, there is an obvious lack of information on impacts on above-... more...

  • Bioenergy from Woodby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 189.00

    The first book on bio-energy production from wood in tropical and sub-tropical countries, this volume covers the full value chain, from the forest to the conversion process. It assesses the socio-economic and environmental effects of wood-sourced bioenergy. more...

  • Themed issue - environment 2010by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Excess sludge is an inevitable drawback of the waste-activated sludge process. Both the reduction of the amount of sludge produced and improving its dewaterability are of paramount importance. With more stringent environmental and legislative constraints, increasing sludge production and limited disposal options, new reduction alternatives have to... more...

  • Environmental Effects of Afforestation in North-Western Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 289.00

    This book sets out a series of techniques that have been developed to estimate the environmental impact of afforestation. It offers guidelines and decision support systems (DSS) to enable national and international policy makers as well as forest managers to maximize the benefits and minimize the adverse effects of afforestation. This book summarizes... more...

  • Forest Treesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 299.00

    Forest trees cover one third of the global land surface, constitute many ecosystems, and play a pivotal role in the world economy. This volume details Populus trees, pines, Fagaceae trees, eucalypts, spruces, Douglas fir and black walnut, and offers a first-ever detailed review of Cryptomeria japonica. It thoroughly discusses innovative strategies... more...

  • Sustainable Production Consumption Systemsby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 179.00

    Sustainable Production Consumption Systems brings together a set of designed case studies intended to provide a more in-depth understanding of challenges and opportunities in bringing knowledge and actions closer together for the sustainable management of specific production and consumption systems. The case study approach enabled researchers to engage... more...

  • Traditional Forest-Related Knowledgeby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 279.00

    This volume explores the application of traditional forest knowledge (TFK) by indigenous communities worldwide. It considers the interplay between TFK and formal forest science and interrogates the often uneasy relationship between these different systems. more...

  • Managing the Future of Southeast Asia's Valuable Tropical Rainforestsby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book presents the current research on tropical rain forest genetics, as well as the field's implications for the profitable, sustainable management of forest resources in Southeast Asia. more...

  • Continuous Cover Forestryby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00

    Continuous cover forestry is the selective management of uneven-aged multi-species ecosystems, a methodology with clear advantages over diversity-destroying monocultures. This book uses examples from around the world to demonstrate its implementation. more...