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Impacts of Forest Harvesting on Long-Term Site Productivity

By: JW Dyck, DW Cole and NB Comerford

384 pages, 3 b/w photos, 26 line illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32631 | ISBN: 0412583909
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NHBS Price: £303.00 $371/€340 approx

About this book

Based on data gathered by the International Energy Agency Bioenergy Agreement Project on Environmental Impacts of Intensive Harvesting.


Reasons for concern over impacts of harvesting; Strategies for determining consequences of harvesting and associated practices on long-term productivity; Evidence for long-term productivity change as provided by field trials; Impacts of harvesting and associated practices on off-site environmental quality; Identifying key processes affecting long-term site productivity; Computer simulation models and expert systems for predicting productivity decline; Site classification: its role in predicting forestland responses to management practices; Management systems for sustainable productivity; Designing long-term site productivity experiments; Review of measurement techniques in site productivity studies; Impacts on harvesting on long-term site quality: future research.

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