Forest Management: Technology, Practices and Impact

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Armando C. Bonilla Cruz (Editor)
Ramona E. Guzman Correa (Editor)

Series: Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Remediation Technologies, Regulations and Safety
BISAC: NAT011000

In this book, the authors gather and present current research in the study of the technologies, practices and impacts of forest management. Topics discussed in this compilation include forest fire management; forest management systems and conservation in Madagascar; the effects of land use history and forest management practices in Southern Chile; forest conservation and land use planning in Kilosa District, Tanzania; biological wildlife corridors as a tool for conservation management; Spanish Black Pine sustainability for forest management; and the development of carbon sequestration models for the management of coniferous forests. (Imprint: Nova)

 

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Preface

Extreme Fire Behaviour
(Domingos Xavier Viegas, ADAI/LAETA, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal)

What do the Critics of Conservation Want?
(Thorkil Casse, Roskilde University, Denmark)

Effects of Land Use Changes and Management Practices on Water Yield in Native Forests and Exotic Plantations in Southern Chile
(Carlos E. Oyarzún, Pedro Hervé-Fernandez, Cristián Frêne, Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales y Evolutivas, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile, and others)

Effect of Land Use Planning on Forest Conservation in Kilosa District, Tanzania
(Abrahaman Hassan Mndeme, Emmanuel F. Nzunda, Emmanuel J. Luoga, Department of Forest Mensuration and Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania)

Wildlife Corridors: Conceptualization, Valuation as an Environmental Management Tool and Applicability on Forest Ecosystems
(Roberto Moreno, Ricardo Zamora, Miguel Ángel Herrera, Department of Forest Engineering, University of Cordoba, Córdoba, Spain)

The Total Optimization of Forestry Profits Based on Joint Implementation Silvicultural Practices
(Tohru Nakajima, Lab. of Global Forest Environmental Studies
Graduate School of Agriculturaand Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

Spanish Black Pine (Pinus Nigra Arn. ssp Salzmannii) Seedling Growth under Different Soils Treatments: Implications for their Forest Management in Mediterranean Areas
(Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Castilla La Mancha University, School of Advanced Agricultural Engineering, Department of Agroforestry Technology and Science and Genetics, Albacete, Spain)*

Development of Carbon Sequestration Models and the Management of Coniferous Forests in China: Assessment of Carbon Sequestration for Pines, Firs, Abies, Picea and Larch Species
(Zhang Ying, Haron Jeremiah, School of Economics and Management, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, P.R.China)*

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