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FOREST MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING, 2ND ED
Título:
FOREST MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING, 2ND ED
Subtítulo:
Autor:
PETER BETTINGER KEVIN BOSTON JACEK SIRY DONALD GREBNER
Editorial:
ACADEMIC PRESS
Año de edición:
2017
Materia
FORESTAL
ISBN:
978-0-12-809476-1
Páginas:
362
Tamaño:
216 x 276
Disponibilidad:
Disponible
104,95 € Comprar

Sinopsis

Forest Management and Planning, Second Edition, addresses contemporary forest management planning issues, providing a concise, focused resource for those in forest management. The book is intermixed with chapters that concentrate on quantitative subjects, such as economics and linear programming, and qualitative chapters that provide discussions of important aspects of natural resource management, such as sustainability.

Expanded coverage includes a case study of a closed canopy, uneven-aged forest, new forest plans from South America and Oceania, and a new chapter on scenario planning and climate change adaptation.

Key Features

Helps students and early career forest managers understand the problems facing professionals in the field today
Designed to support land managers as they make complex decisions on the ecological, economic, and social impacts of forest and natural resources
Presents updated, real-life examples that are illustrated both mathematically and graphically
Includes a new chapter on scenario planning and climate change adaptation
Incorporates the newest research and forest certification standards
Offers access to a companion website with updated solutions, geographic databases, and illustrations

Readership

Students in Forestry and Forest Management, primarily in upper-level courses in forestry and in natural resource management, wildlife, and recreation programs. Additional audience includes researchers in Forestry and Forestry Management

Índice

Dedication

Preface

Chapter 1. Management of Forests and Other Natural Resources

Abstract

I Introduction

II Forest Management

III The Need for Forest Management Plans

IV General Emphasis of Forest Management Plans

V Example Forest Plans

VI Characterizing the Decision-Making Process

VII Summary

Questions

References

Chapter 2. Valuing and Characterizing Forest Conditions

Abstract

I Introduction

II Structural Evaluation of Natural Resources

III Economic Evaluation of Natural Resources

IV Environmental and Social Evaluation of Natural Resources

V Summary

Questions

References

Chapter 3. Geographic Information and Land Classification in Support of Forest Planning

Abstract

I Introduction

II Geographic Information Systems

III Land Classification

IV Summary

Questions

References

Chapter 4. Estimation and Projection of Stand and Forest Conditions

Abstract

I Introduction

II The Growth of Forests

III Projecting Stand Conditions

IV Output From Growth and Yield Models

V Model Evaluation

VI Summary

Questions

References

Chapter 5. Optimization of Tree- and Stand-Level Objectives

Abstract

I Introduction

II Tree-level Optimization

III Stand-level Optimization

IV Decision Tree Analysis

V Mathematical Models for Optimizing Stand-level Management Regimes

VI Dynamic Programming

VII Summary

Questions

References

Chapter 6. Graphical Solution Techniques for Two-Variable Linear Problems

Abstract

I Introduction

II Example Problems in Natural Resource Mana