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Managing Forest Ecosystems #5: Developing Principles and Models for Sustainable Forestry in Sweden

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Publisher Comments:

In this book is summarized those management principles that should be valid in areas where forests continuously are used for production, where biodiversity aspects are important as well as economy and productivity, and where demands on soil status and water quality are set. Especially the very long-term aspects are emphasized, and it is shown how system model thinking is used to reach the goals. Biogeochemical aspects are put forward as they are very important in areas on poor bedrock with acid soils. Forest vitality and stress on trees are treated, as well as the importance of wildlife and their effects of browsing. The balance between social and recreational demands from the society and the economical needs of the landowner is of great concern. Experiences from a special area in South Sweden are presented.

Book News Annotation:

This volume reports on completed as well as ongoing research conducted by members of a program for sustainable forestry in Southern Sweden known as SUFOR. Some of the topics addressed include biogeochemical processes and mechanisms, forest health indicators, biodiversity, nutrient sustainability, and the socio-economic costs of acidification. The editors teach chemical engineering and plant ecology at Lund U. in Sweden. The volume is not indexed. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 433-480).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the SUFOR programme. 2. On Swedish forests. 3. Defining sustainability. 4. Principles of sustainable forest management. 5. Integrated modelling. 6. Models of the risk of windthrow and frost. 7. Biogeochemical processes and mechanisms. 8. Forest vitality and stress implications. 9. Biodiversity in sustainable forestry. 10. Forests, acidification and the socio-economic cost. 11. Assessing effects of wildlife on forestry. 12. Sustainability in spruce and mixed-species stands. 13. Productivity scenarios for the Asa Forest Park. 14. Assessment of sustainability in the Asa Forest Park. 15. Nutrient sustainability for Swedish forests. 16. General conclusions. 17. References.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402009990
Editor:
Sverdrup, H.
Publisher:
Springer
Editor:
Sverdrup, H.
Author:
Stjernquist, Ingrid
Author:
Stfernquist, Indrid
Author:
Sverdrup, H.
Author:
Sverdrup, Harald U.
Location:
Dordrecht
Subject:
General
Subject:
Forests & Forestry
Subject:
Sustainable forestry
Subject:
Sweden
Subject:
Agriculture - Forestry
Subject:
Agriculture - Sustainable Agriculture
Subject:
Sustainable forestry - Sweden
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
Forestry management
Subject:
Geochemistry
Subject:
Forestry.
Subject:
Environmental Engineering-Forestry
Subject:
Life sciences
Subject:
Language, literature and biography
Subject:
Biomedical and Life Sciences
Subject:
Forests and forestry
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Managing Forest Ecosystems
Series Volume:
EDO-JC-01-06v. 5
Publication Date:
20021231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
487
Dimensions:
240 x 160 mm 1910 gr

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