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Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques books

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Guidelines on urban and peri-urban forestry a practitioner's guide by Food and Agriculture Organization Guidelines on urban and peri-urban forestry a practitioner's guide

Intended for urban decision-makers, civil servants, policy advisors and other stakeholders, this volume will assist in the development of urban and peri-urban forests that help meet the present and future needs of cities for forest products and ecosystem services. These...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/02/2018

Global Guidelines for the Restoration of Degraded Forests and Landscapes in Drylands Building Resilience and Benefiting Livelihoods by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Global Guidelines for the Restoration of Degraded Forests and Landscapes in Drylands Building Resilience and Benefiting Livelihoods

These guidelines target two main groups - policymakers and other decision-makers, and practitioners - because both have the power to bring about positive change.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/02/2018

National socioeconomic surveys in forestry guidance and survey modules for measuring the multiple roles of forests in household welfare and livelihoods by Food and Agriculture Organization, Riyong Kim Bakkegaard National socioeconomic surveys in forestry guidance and survey modules for measuring the multiple roles of forests in household welfare and livelihoods
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This sourcebook is intended to help improve data collection on aspects of forests relating to household welfare and livelihoods. It offers practical guidance and measurement tools that can be included in existing social or socioeconomic surveys undertaken by a country's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/02/2018

State of the World's Forests 2016 (French) Forests and Agriculture: Land-Use Challenges and Opportunities by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations State of the World's Forests 2016 (French) Forests and Agriculture: Land-Use Challenges and Opportunities

Shows that it is possible to increase agricultural productivity and food security while halting or even reversing deforestation, highlighting the successful efforts of Costa Rica, Chile, the Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Tunisia and Viet Nam. Integrated land-use planning is the key...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2018

Domestication of Radiata Pine by Rowland Burdon, William Libby, Alan Brown Domestication of Radiata Pine
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In nature, radiata pine is very localised and an obscure tree species despite the romantic character of much of its natural habitat. That obscure status and the lack of any reputation as a virgin timber slowed its due recognition as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/01/2018

LiDAR Remote Sensing and Applications by Pinliang (University of North Texas, Denton, USA) Dong, Qi Chen LiDAR Remote Sensing and Applications
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LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) is a remote sensing technology that measures distance by illuminating a target with a laser and analyzing the reflected light. This book introduces the fundamentals of LiDAR remote sensing, LiDAR data processing and analysis methods...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management by Eugenio Martinez-Falero Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management

Forest management has evolved from a mercantilist view to a multi-functional one that integrates economic, social, and ecological aspects. However, the issue of sustainability is not yet resolved. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management brings together global research in three...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/11/2017

Peatland Biogeochemistry and Watershed Hydrology at the Marcell Experimental Forest by Randall (USDA Forest Service, Minnesota, USA) Kolka Peatland Biogeochemistry and Watershed Hydrology at the Marcell Experimental Forest
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The Marcell Experimental Forest (MEF) in Minnesota serves as a living laboratory and provides scientists with a fundamental understanding of peatland hydrology, acid rain impacts, nutrient and carbon cycling, trace gas emissions, and controls on mercury transport in boreal watersheds....
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2017

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Forty years of community-based forestry a review of its extent and effectiveness by Don Gilmour, Food and Agriculture Organization Forty years of community-based forestry a review of its extent and effectiveness
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Provides a comprehensive look at the impact of community-based forestry. This study considers both collaborative regimes and smallholder forestry. The publication examines the extent of community-based forestry globally and regionally and assesses its effectiveness in delivering on key biophysical and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Forests and Water by L. S. Hamilton Forests and Water

A study that highlights the need for holistic management of complex watershed ecosystems taking into account interactions among water, forest and other land uses as well as socio-economic factors. It addresses the protection of municipal water supplies and emerging systems...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

State of World's Forests 2014 (SOFOR) (Russian) Enhancing the Socioeconomic Benefits from Forests by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations State of World's Forests 2014 (SOFOR) (Russian) Enhancing the Socioeconomic Benefits from Forests

It is time for forestry to shift perspective from trees to people, both for data collection and policy-making. SOFO 2014 argues that this will enable development of the socioeconomic benefits from forests to meet the growing demands of society, while...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

National Forest Monitoring Systems (French) Monitoring and Measurement, Reporting and Verification (M & MRV) in the Context of REDD+ Activities by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations National Forest Monitoring Systems (French) Monitoring and Measurement, Reporting and Verification (M & MRV) in the Context of REDD+ Activities

The document includes the elements of National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS) related to REDD+ under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), while describing the UN-REDD Programme's approach to Monitoring and Measurement, Reporting and Verification (M & MRV)....
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

The Practice of Silviculture Applied Forest Ecology by Mark S. Ashton, Matthew J. Kelty The Practice of Silviculture Applied Forest Ecology
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The most up-to-date, comprehensive resource on silviculture that covers the range of topics and issues facing today s foresters and resource professionals The tenth edition of the classic work, The Practice of Silviculture: Applied Forest Ecology, includes the most current...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Temperate Agroforestry Systems by Reviewer Andrew M (University of Florida) Gordon Temperate Agroforestry Systems


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2018

Unasylva Volume 68 2017/1 Sustainable Wildlife Management by Rosie Cooney, Curtis Freese, Marco Pani, Vernon Booth Unasylva Volume 68 2017/1 Sustainable Wildlife Management
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Shows that sustainable wildlife management is feasible in the modern era. This issue covers a range of different approaches and geographical areas, from the Amazon to southern Africa and central Asia. Unasylva 249 is a valuable contribution to the ongoing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Unasylva Volume 67 2016/1 Forests in the Climate Change Agenda by Peter Iversen, Andrea Cattaneo, Leslie Lipper, Maria Jose Sanz Unasylva Volume 67 2016/1 Forests in the Climate Change Agenda
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Covers a range of topics relating to forests in the climate change agenda.These include the status of forests and forestry in international climate negotiations, insights into what reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) really means, and the opportunities...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

European Russian Forests Their Current State and Features of Their History by Olga V. Smirnova European Russian Forests Their Current State and Features of Their History

The European Russian forests are described within the boreal, hemiboreal and nemoral forest regions; The book presents a classification and description of forest vegetation, soil characteristic and assessments of plant diversity and successional status of forest plant communities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/03/2018

The Forest and the City The Cultural Landscape of Urban Woodland by Cecil C. Konijnendijk The Forest and the City The Cultural Landscape of Urban Woodland

In some cases, cities have even developed, and in some cases are promoting, a distinct forest identity. This book introduces the rich heritage of these city forests as cultural landscapes and shows that cities and forests can be mutually beneficial.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/03/2018

Sustainable Plantation Forestry Problems, Challenges and Solutions by Herman Hidayat Sustainable Plantation Forestry Problems, Challenges and Solutions

This book discusses sustainable forest management from the perspectives of sociology, anthropology, politics, economics and policy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2018

The Forest Certification Handbook by Ruth Nussbaum, Markku Simula The Forest Certification Handbook
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First published in 1995, The Forest Certification Handbook has become the landmark book concerning all aspects of forest and wood product certification from policy to business to in-the-field technical issues. Yet since first publication an enormous amount has happened in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Forestry Applications by Gregory (University of British Columbia, Canada) Paradis Forestry Applications
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In 2012, a Forestry Special Interest Group (FSIG) was founded within the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS). Besides a general commitment to promoting the application of operational research (OR) to forest management and forest products industry problems, the FSIG has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

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Plant Identification Creating User-Friendly Field Guides for Biodiversity Management by Anna Lawrence Plant Identification Creating User-Friendly Field Guides for Biodiversity Management

An important prerequisite for successful conservation is a good understanding of what we seek to conserve. Nowhere is this more the case than in the fight to protect plant biodiversity, which is threatened by human activity in many regions worldwide....
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Forest Governance and Management Across Time Developing a New Forest Social Contract by Erland Marald Forest Governance and Management Across Time Developing a New Forest Social Contract

The influence of the past, and of the future on current-time tradeoffs in the forest arena are particularly relevant given the long-term successions in forest landscapes and the hundred years' rotations in forestry. Historically established path dependencies and conflicts determine...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management by Jingxin Wang Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management

Due to the complexity of operational forestry problems, computing applications are becoming pervasive in all aspects of forest and natural resource management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to computers and their applications in forest and natural resource management and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Large-Scale Forest Restoration by Large-Scale Forest Restoration


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Biodiversity of Tropical Wetlands and Forests by J I Nirmal Kumar Biodiversity of Tropical Wetlands and Forests

Biodiversity-the variety of genes, species, and ecosystems-is the basis for long-term ecosystem health and stability. Fifty percent of the world's biodiversity is inhabited in tropical forests. The world's biodiversity is diminishing and dwindling before our eyes at an alarming rate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Agroforestry in rice-production landscapes in Southeast Asia a practical manual by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Agroforestry in rice-production landscapes in Southeast Asia a practical manual

This manual is intended to help rural advisory and agricultural extension workers guide farming communities in the establishment of agroforestry practices in rice-production landscapes in Southeast Asia. It sets out the steps for integrating trees in rice fields and associated...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2017

Policy That Works for Forests and People Real Prospects for Governance and Livelihoods by James Mayers Policy That Works for Forests and People Real Prospects for Governance and Livelihoods

Since its original publication by the International Institute for Environment and Development in 1999, Policy That Works for Forests and People has been recognised as the most authoritative study to date of policy processes that affect forests and people. Providing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Farms Trees and Farmers Responses to Agricultural Intensification by J. E. Michael Arnold Farms Trees and Farmers Responses to Agricultural Intensification

This title aims to provide introductory and concluding surveys of the subject of farms, trees and farmers. Two central parts explore trends in farmer tree-growing and the factors which influence decision-making. Eight case studies cover, among other topics, the need...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Uncovering the Hidden Harvest Valuation Methods for Woodland and Forest Resources by Bruce M. Campbell Uncovering the Hidden Harvest Valuation Methods for Woodland and Forest Resources

Forests and woodlands provide an enormous range of goods and services to society, from timber and firewood to medicinal plants, watershed protection, destinations for tourists and sacred sites. Only when these are understood and valued can forests and their resources...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Bad Harvest The Timber Trade and the Degradation of Global Forests by Nigel Dudley Bad Harvest The Timber Trade and the Degradation of Global Forests

The world's forests are disappearing at an alarming rate, and with disastrous consequences. Demand for wood and paper products ranks high amongst the causes of deforestation and forest degradation, and is now the major cause of loss in those forests...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Caring for Small Woods by Ken Broad Caring for Small Woods

Complete with information on buying and selling woods, useful contact addresses and a glossary of terms, Caring for Small Woods will prove the indispensable handbook.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Forest Certification in Sustainable Development Healing the Landscape by Walter Smith Forest Certification in Sustainable Development Healing the Landscape

From recycled products to organic food, the movement to be environmentally friendly is now expanding into the forestry field. Recognizing this impact, Home Depot has committed to giving preference to selling certified wood, proven to come from forests that meet...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

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