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Restoration of Forests: Environmental Challenges in Central and Eastern Europe: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Science and Technology to Save and Better Utilize Central and Eastern Europe's Forests, Saulberg, Lower Bavaria, Germany, July 15-19, 1996


Series: NATO Security Through Science Series: Sub-Series C: Environmental Security Volume: 30

Edited By: Richard M Gutkowski and Tomasz Winnicki

461 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1997 | #69761 | ISBN: 0792346343
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NHBS Price: £279.00 $359/€305 approx

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This book presents current information on national and regional issues relating to environmental threats to forest land, focusing on: ecology, environment and science; forest ownership and management; forest product utilization; government and public agency roles. The final objective is to develop a plan of action to help abate the negative impacts while sustaining or expanding the forests, the economy and the energy sufficiency of the region.


Report of the Joint Study Tour; T. Winnicki. Situation Papers. Central European Hot Spots of Air Pollution; J. Pacyna, K. Torseth. Forest Depletion in Europe: Extent, Causes and Interpretations; K. Rykowski. Options for Power Generation and Emission Control Technologies; T. Winnicki. State-of-the-Art Papers. Forestry Area Recovery and Restructuring -- Experience from Sherwood Forest; A. Brady. Increasing Public Awareness of the Contribution of Forestry and Wood Utilization to Ecology; G. Wegener. Sustainable Economy of Forestry and Value Added Utilization of Forests: The Only Chance to Save the Forests of the World; J. Natterer. Working Group 1: Environmental Factors in Forest Depletion. Evaluating the Risk of Air Pollution to Forests in Central and Eastern Europe; D. Ellsworth, J. Oleksyn. Forests and Air Pollution in the Czech Republic; V. Henzlik. Environmental Factors and State of Ukrainian Forests: Monitoring and Impact Assessment; M.M. Kaletnik. Air Pollution Impacts on Forest Trees and Biological Aspects of the Environment Optimization in Belarus; S. Sergeichik. Working Group 2: Forest Growth, Expansion and Management. Forest Accessibility and Sustainable Development; F. Atanasiu. Forest of Ukraine and Improvements of Forest Management; M.V. Chernyavsky. The Role of Forest Tree Breeding for the 21st Century; L. Paule. Management of Forest Ecosystems in the Krkonose National Park, Black Triangle Region, Czech Republic; O. Schwarz. Management and Utilization of Damaged Forests in Central and Eastern Europe; G.F. Zak. Working Group 3: Forest Utilization for Raw Materials and Value Added Products. Wood Products in Structures and Society -- A Task for an Interdisciplinary Scientific Approach; M.F. Drdacky. Harmonization of Forest Resource Utilization and Housing Development in Poland; M.A. Gizejowski, P. Paschalis. Timber Bridge Construction -- A Value Added Use of Forest Products; R.M. Gutkowski. The Relationship Between Forest Raw Material and the Construction of Slovenian Hay Rack; J. Kusar. The Lithuanian Trends for Forest Utilization; A.K. Kvedaras. Research and Development Goals for Wood Technology in Austria; H. Resch. Building with Timber, A Possible Contribution to Solve Eastern Europe's Economical and Ecological Problems?; W. Winter. Working Group 4: Socio-Economic Considerations for the Forest Resource. Socio-Economic Challenges of Central and Eastern Europe`s Forestry Needs; M. St. Kostka. A Perspective on Issues Impacting Profitable and Sustainable Utilization of Forest Ecosystem Resources; P.J. Pellicane. Economic and Financial Situation in Russian Forestry at the Transition Period; A.P. Petrov. Perspectives for the Future of Sustainable Development in Woodprocessing and Manufacturing: Some New Solution in Technology for Better and Cheaper Utilization of Wood Resources; M. Tamassy-Bano. The Bavarian Program for Using Renewable Energies - The Biomass Network.

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