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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

Proceedings

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

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #69761 | ISBN: 0792346343
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NHBS Price: £279.00 $354/€328 approx

About this book

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.


Contents

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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