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About this book
About this book
Internationally recognized forestry experts explore a broad range of topics on sustainable forestry at local and global levels in the United States and around the world. Issues discussed include the development of conservation reserves in Australia, the silviculture of Scottish forests, and recent research projects in Europe.
Preface Integrating Wood Production within Sustainable Forest Management Integrating Concerns About Wood Production and Sustainable Forest Management in the United States (Richard W. Haynes) Integrating Wood Production Within Sustainable Forest Management: An Australian Viewpoint (Ian Ferguson) Silviculture of Scottish Forests at a Time of Change (W. L. Mason) Changes in Wood Product Proportions in the Douglas-Fir Region with Respect to Size, Age, and Time (Robert A. Monserud and Xiaoping Zhou) Measuring Sustainable Forest Management in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina (Esteban Carabelli, Hugh Bigsby, Ross Cullen, and Pablo Peri) Increasing and Sustaining Productivity of Tropical Eucalypt Plantations Over Multiple Rotations (K. V. Sankaran, D. S. Mendham, K. C. Chacko, R. C. Pandalai, T. S. Grove, and A. M. O'Connell) Structural and Biometric Characterization of Nothofagus betuloides Production Forests in the Magellan Region, Chile (Gustavo Cruz Madariaga, Ra l Caprile Navarro, lvaro Promis Baeza, and Gustavo Cabello Verrugio) EMERGING ISSUES FOR SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT A Working Definition of Sustainable Forestry and Means of Achieving It at Different Spatial Scales (Chadwick Dearing Oliver and Robert L. Deal) Environmental Change and the Sustainability of European Forests (Peter Freer-Smith) Barriers to Sustainable Forestry in Central America and Promising Initiatives to Overcome Them (Glenn E. Galloway and Dietmar Stoian) A United States View on Changes in Land Use and Land Values Affecting Sustainable Forest Management (Ralph J. Alig) Landowner-Driven Sustainable Forest Management and Value-Added Processing: A Case Study in Massachusetts, USA (David T. Damery) Monitoring Sustainable Forest Management in the Pacific Rim Region (Gordon M. Hickey and Craig R. Nitschke) A European Network in Support of Sustainable Forest Management (Folke Andersson and Anders M rell) Index Reference Notes Included