Agricultural Science

Forestry

Per Page:
Sort:

Mangroves for Building Resilience to Climate Change

1st Edition

R.N. Mandal, R. Bar
December 12, 2018

This valuable book is a comprehensive volume on mangroves, with information accessible to both botany professionals and students. It provides an easy method of identifying mangroves and distinguishing one species from another. What is a mangrove and what are the criteria of mangroves are...

Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

1st Edition

Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Inazio Martinez de Arano
November 21, 2018

Forestry today, like many other sectors that traditionally rely on material goods, faces significant global drivers of societal change that are less often addressed than the environmental concerns commonly in the spotlight of scientific, political, and news media. There are three major...

Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management

1st Edition

Eugenio Martinez-Falero, Susana Martin-Fernandez, Antonio D. Garcia-Abril
March 09, 2018

Forest management has evolved from a mercantilist view to a multi-functional one that integrates economic, social, and ecological aspects. However, the issue of sustainability is not yet resolved. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management brings together global research in three...

LiDAR Remote Sensing and Applications

1st Edition

Pinliang Dong, Qi Chen
January 04, 2018

Ideal for both undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of geography, forestry, ecology, geographic information science, remote sensing, and photogrammetric engineering, LiDAR Remote Sensing and Applications expertly joins LiDAR principles, data processing basics, applications, and...

Peatland Biogeochemistry and Watershed Hydrology at the Marcell Experimental Forest

1st Edition

Randall Kolka, Stephen Sebestyen, Elon S. Verry, Kenneth Brooks
November 22, 2017

The Marcell Experimental Forest (MEF) in Minnesota serves as a living laboratory and provides scientists with a fundamental understanding of peatland hydrology, acid rain impacts, nutrient and carbon cycling, trace gas emissions, and controls on mercury transport in boreal watersheds. Its important...

Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management

1st Edition

Jingxin Wang
September 01, 2017

Due to the complexity of operational forestry problems, computing applications are becoming pervasive in all aspects of forest and natural resource management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to computers and their applications in forest and natural resource management and is...

Meta-analysis and Combining Information in Genetics and Genomics

1st Edition

Rudy Guerra, Darlene R. Goldstein
June 14, 2017

Novel Techniques for Analyzing and Combining Data from Modern Biological StudiesBroadens the Traditional Definition of Meta-Analysis With the diversity of data and meta-data now available, there is increased interest in analyzing multiple studies beyond statistical approaches of formal...

Positive Plant Interactions and Community Dynamics

1st Edition

Francisco Pugnaire
May 31, 2017

Ever since the concept of the "struggle for life" became the heart of Darwin’s theory of evolution, biologists have studied the relevance of interactions for the natural history and evolution of organisms. Although positive interactions among plants have traditionally received little attention,...

Global Forest Monitoring from Earth Observation

1st Edition

Frederic Achard, Matthew C. Hansen
March 31, 2017

Forests provide a large range of beneficial services, including tangible ones such as timber and recreation, and intangible services such as climate regulation, biodiversity, and watershed protection. On the other hand, forests can also be considered roadblocks to progress that occupy space more...

The Global Forest Sector: Changes, Practices, and Prospects

1st Edition

Eric Hansen, Rajat Panwar, Richard Vlosky
March 29, 2017

Changes in production, demand, supply, and trade patterns; the impact of green building and bioenergy on industry practices and policy infrastructure; and new economies with production advantages and large consumption bases all present challenges and opportunities in the forest sector. With...

Managing Boreal Forests in the Context of Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Climate Change Mitigation

1st Edition

Seppo Kellomaki
December 20, 2016

In many places in the world, forests dominate landscapes and provide various products. Future climate change could profoundly alter the productivity of forest ecosystems and species composition. Until now, climate impact research has primarily focused on the likely impacts of rise in temperature,...

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Management Options: A Guide for Natural Resource Managers in Southern Forest Ecosystems

1st Edition

James M. Vose, Kier D. Klepzig
November 16, 2016

Forest land managers face the challenges of preparing their forests for the impacts of climate change. However, climate change adds a new dimension to the task of developing and testing science-based management options to deal with the effects of stressors on forest ecosystems in the southern...

Conferences

Year: