Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes [NOOK Book]

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Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes 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. Including a variety of international case studies the book focuses on ecosystem regeneration, the management of natural forests and the management of plantation forests. Using visualisation techniques, design processes and evaluation techniques it looks at promoting landscapes which are ...

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Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes

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Overview

Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes 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. Including a variety of international case studies the book focuses on ecosystem regeneration, the management of natural forests and the management of plantation forests. Using visualisation techniques, design processes and evaluation techniques it looks at promoting landscapes which are designed to optimise the balance between human intervention and natural evolution.



A comprehensive, practical and accessible book, Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes is essential reading for all those involved in forestry and landscape professions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135802356
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/20/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 17 MB
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     vii
Foreword     ix
Introduction     1
Key Concepts for Forest Design
Planning and forest design     17
Landscape ecology, conservation biology and ecological forestry     34
Key principles of forest aesthetics     70
Community participation in forest design     99
The Process, Techniques and Implementation of Forest Design
The process of forest design     125
Design and visualisation techniques     159
From design to implementation     173
Forest Design Application
Forest design and ecosystem restoration     197
Design in managed natural forests     235
The design of plantation forests     298
Afterword     338
Bibliography     345
Index     352
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