There is increasing pressure on the forestry industry to adopt sustainable practices. This book reviews thinking about scientifically based indicators, and sustainable management of natural forests and plantations. Information is applicable to both plantations and natural forests in boreal, temperate and tropical biomes. The contents have been developed from papers presented at a IUFRO conference held in Australia, August 1998.
"Twenty-one contributions from international forestry researchers discuss scientifically based indicators for the sustainable management of natural forests and plantations. The information is applicable to boreal, temperate, and tropical biomes. A sampling of topics includes ecosystem-level forest biodiversity assessments; forecasting productive capacity for natural forests; and catchment and process studies in forest hydrology. The papers were originally presented at a conference held in Melbourne, Australia in August of 1998."--SciTech Book News
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