Impacts of Forest Harvesting on Long-Term Site Productivity

Impacts of Forest Harvesting on Long-Term Site Productivity

by W.J. Dyck, D.W. Cole, N.B. Comerford
     
 

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This book is a synthesis of knowledge on the impacts of harvesting on long-term site productivity, stemming from information gathered from the International Energy Agency Bioenergy Agreement Project on Environmental Impacts of Intensive Harvesting. Annual workshops during the project have produced much new and important information and the work of over 150… See more details below

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This book is a synthesis of knowledge on the impacts of harvesting on long-term site productivity, stemming from information gathered from the International Energy Agency Bioenergy Agreement Project on Environmental Impacts of Intensive Harvesting. Annual workshops during the project have produced much new and important information and the work of over 150 collaborators on the project has been carefully synthesised into this book.

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Summarizes the information presented at the annual workshops of the International Energy Agency's Bioenergy Agreement Project on the Environmental Impacts of Intensive Harvesting, initiated in 1985. Reports the impact of logging on the quality of air and water, biodiversity, habitat integrity, long-term productivity, and off-site environmental quality. Other topics include the need for long-term site productivity research, the methodologies used to investigate the impacts of harvesting and site preparation on site quality and off-site values, predicting impacts using classification systems and computer simulation, identifying and investigating the key ecosystem processes, and operational perspectives of management systems. Double spaced. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9789401045544
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
Pages:
371
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.79(d)

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