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Ecological Forest Management Handbook

Edited by: Guy R. Larocque

Print publication date:  December  2015
Online publication date:  January  2016

Print ISBN: 9781482247855
eBook ISBN: 9781482247862
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b19150
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Book description

Forests are valued not only for their economic potential, but also for the biodiversity they contain, the ecological services they provide, and the recreational, cultural, and spiritual opportunities they provide. The Ecological Forest Management Handbook provides a comprehensive summary of interrelated topics in the field, including management concepts, forest models, and ecological indicators.

Featuring contributions from experts on the three main forest types?boreal, temperate, and tropical?this book presents in-depth coverage of important issues in ecological forest management and includes case studies addressing ecological and socioeconomic issues. It illustrates how ecological forest management is a complex process that requires broad ecological knowledge while giving readers a deeper understanding of basic principles and applications.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Applying Knowledge of Natural Disturbance Regimes to Develop an Ecosystem Management Approach in Forestry Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Triad Forest Management Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Forest Wildlife Management Download PDF
Chapter  4:  External Drivers of Changes Challenging Forestry Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Considerations of Ecosystem Services in Ecological Forest Management Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Growth and Yield Models for Predicting Tree and Stand Productivity Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Forest Succession Models Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Process-Based Models Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Modeling Forest Carbon Budgets toward Ecological Forest Management Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Modeling the Impacts of Pest Damage Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Assessing Abundance, Biomass, and Complexity in the Context of Ecological Forest Management Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Considering Forest Biodiversity Indicators within a Pressure, State, Benefit, and Response Framework Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Indicators of Forest Ecosystem Integrity Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Indicating Forest Ecosystem and Stand Productivity Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Turnover Times for Wood, Forest Litter, Roots, and Soil Organic Matter Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Forest Ecosystem Health and Biotic Disturbances Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Application of Surface Modeling for Large Regions Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Comprehensive Analysis of Land Tenure Effects on the Structure and Services of Regional Forest Ecosystems Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Forest Management and Climate Change Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
Figures Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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