DESIGN SUSTAINBL FOREST LANSCP [NOOK Book]

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This book is a definitive guide to the design and management of forest landscapes, covering the theory and principles of forest design as well as providing practical guidance on methods and tools in a variety of forest areas.

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DESIGN SUSTAINBL FOREST LANSCP

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Overview

This book is a definitive guide to the design and management of forest landscapes, covering the theory and principles of forest design as well as providing practical guidance on methods and tools in a variety of forest areas.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203936276
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/20/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • File size: 16 MB
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Meet the Author

Simon Bell is a forester and landscape architect. He is Senior Research Fellow at Edinburgh College of Art, where he is a director of the OPENspace research centre, Associate Professor at the Estonian University of Life Sciences and also a landscape consultant. He was formerly Chief Landscape Architect to the British Forestry Commission and is involved in research, teaching and project landscape design.

Dean Apostol is a landscape architect and ecological restorationist with 30 years of experience. He teaches at University of Oregon, and is presently active in the design of a new city (Damascus, Oregon). He was chief landscape architect for Mt Hood National Forest in Oregon, and has been active in the Society for Ecological Restoration International. He recently edited Restoring the Pacific Northwest: the art and science of ecological restoration in Cascadia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Key Concepts for Forest Design 1. Planning and Forest Design 2. Landscape Ecology, Conservation Biology, and Ecological Forestry 3. Key Principles of Forest Aesthetics 4. Community Participation in Forest Design Part 2: The Process, Techniques and Implementation of Forest Design 5. The Process of Forest Design 6. Design and Visualization Techniques 7. From Design to Implementation Part 3: Forest Design Application 8. Forest Design and Ecosystem Restoration 9. Design in Managed Natural Forests 10. The Design of Plantation Forests

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