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Benefits of Tropical Forest Management Under the New Climate Change  

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Benefits of Tropical Forest Management Under the New Climate Change Benefits of Tropical Forest Management Under the New Climate Change Agreement-A Case Study in Cambodia Jump to: navigation, search Name Benefits of Tropical Forest Management Under the New Climate Change Agreement-A Case Study in Cambodia Agency/Company /Organization United States Agency for International Development, Global Environment Facility, United Nations Development Programme Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.forestcarbonportal. Country Cambodia UN Region South-Eastern Asia References REDD Cambodia Case Study[1] Benefits of Tropical Forest Management Under the New Climate Change Agreement-A Case Study in Cambodia Screenshot

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Benefits of Tropical Forest Management Under the New Climate...  

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New Climate Change Agreement-A Case Study in Cambodia Jump to: navigation, search Name Benefits of Tropical Forest Management Under the New Climate Change Agreement-A Case Study in...

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NPP Tropical Forest: Pasoh, Malaysia  

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Pasoh, Malaysia, 1971-1973 Pasoh, Malaysia, 1971-1973 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Profile of the Pasoh Forest (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site) Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Kira, T., N. Manokaran, and S. Appanah. 1998. NPP Tropical Forest: Pasoh, Malaysia, 1971-1973. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Biomass and productivity of a lowland tropical forest in the Pasoh Forest Reserve, Malaysia, were determined from 1971 to 1973, under the auspices of the International Biological Programme. From 1970 to 1978, intensive research on lowland rain forest ecology and dynamics took place under a joint research project between the University of Malaya (UM) and the

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NPP Tropical Forest: Atherton, Australia  

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Atherton, Australia, 1974-1985 Atherton, Australia, 1974-1985 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: View across the forest canopy near Atherton (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site) Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Stocker, G. C. 2001. NPP Tropical Forest: Atherton, Australia, 1974-1985. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Litterfall was determined over 3-4 years (1974/5-1978) for two tropical rainforest sites and for 5 years (1980-1985) for a third study site near Atherton, Queensland, in northeast Australia. Although net primary production (NPP) was not determined, the extensive site description data and the rarity of measurements on tropical forests south of the Equator

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NPP Tropical Forest: Darien, Panama  

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Darien, Panama, 1967-1968 Darien, Panama, 1967-1968 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Tropical moist forest near Darien (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site). Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Golley, F. B. 1998. NPP Tropical Forest: Darien, Panama, 1967-1968. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Biomass and nutrient content of different vegetation components and soil for a transitional moist/dry tropical forest were determined in 1967-68 at Darien Province, Panama. NPP was not estimated. Situated about 160 km ESE of Panama City, close to the town of Santa Fe, the Darien study site consisted of two plots, about 8 km apart, one of

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NPP Tropical Forest: Kade, Ghana  

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Kade, Ghana, 1957-1972 Kade, Ghana, 1957-1972 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Forest after clearing of secondary growth at the Kade site (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site). Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Nye, P. H., and D. J. Greenland. 1998. NPP Tropical Forest: Kade, Ghana, 1957-1972. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Biomass and nutrient content of different vegetation components and soil for a secondary tropical forest were determined in the late 1950s at the Kade Agricultural Research Station of the former University College, Ghana. Net primary production (NPP) was estimated on the basis of standing biomass accumulation and litter fall. Later studies on litter and wood fall and

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NPP Tropical Forest: Chamela, Mexico  

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Chamela, Mexico, 1982-1995 Chamela, Mexico, 1982-1995 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Litter trap and throughfall collector in the Chamela forest (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site) Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Maass, M., and A. Martinez-Yrizar. 2001. NPP Tropical Forest: Chamela, Mexico, 1982-1995. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Net primary productivity (NPP) of a tropical dry deciduous forest was estimated, based on the integration of ecosystem data obtained in various years between 1982 and 1995, at the Chamela Biological Station of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). The Biosphere Reserve Chamela-Cuixmala, Jalisco, is situated near the

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Tropical Africa: Total Forest Biomass (By Country)  

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Tropical Africa: Total Forest Biomass (By Country) Tropical Africa: Total Forest Biomass (By Country) image Brown, S., and G. Gaston. 1996. Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and Carbon Estimates For 1980. ORNL/CDIAC-92, NDP-055. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. More Maps Calculated Actual Aboveground Live Biomass in Forests (1980) Maximum Potential Biomass Density Land Use (1980) Area of Closed Forests (By Country) Mean Biomass of Closed Forests (By County) Area of Open Forests (By Country) Mean Biomass of Open Forests (By County) Percent Forest Cover (By Country) Population Density - 1990 (By Administrative Unit) Population Density - 1980 (By Administrative Unit) Population Density - 1970 (By Administrative Unit)

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Tropical Forest Foundation | Open Energy Information  

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Tropical Forest Foundation Tropical Forest Foundation Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Tropical Forest Foundation Name Tropical Forest Foundation Address 2121 Eisenhower Ave. Suite 200 Place Alexandria, Virginia Zip 22314 Region Northeast - NY NJ CT PA Area Phone number 703.518.8834 Website http://tropicalforestfoundatio Coordinates 38.8013734°, -77.0668734° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":38.8013734,"lon":-77.0668734,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Tropical Forest Trust | Open Energy Information  

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Tropical Forest Trust Tropical Forest Trust Name Tropical Forest Trust Address The Forest Trust 721 NW Ninth Avenue, Suite 195 Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97209 Region Pacific Northwest Area Year founded 1999 Website http://www.tft-forests.org/ Coordinates 45.5284073°, -122.6803494° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.5284073,"lon":-122.6803494,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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NPP Tropical Forest: Luquillo, Puerto Rico  

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Luquillo, Puerto Rico, 1963-1994 Luquillo, Puerto Rico, 1963-1994 Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Lugo, A. E., F. Scatena, and C. F. Jordan. 1999. NPP Tropical Forest: Luquillo, Puerto Rico, 1963-1994. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of lower montane tropical forest has been determined at various study sites within the Luquillo Experimental Forest from 1963 to the present. The Luquillo Experimental Forest is situated in the Luquillo Mountains of eastern Puerto Rico (18.32 N 65.82 W), about 35 km east-southeast of San Juan, and operates under the auspices of the International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Rio Pedras, Puerto Rico. Its total area is about 11,000

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NPP Tropical Forest: Manaus, Brazil [Amazonas]  

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Manaus, Brazil, 1963-1990 Manaus, Brazil, 1963-1990 Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Piedade, M. T. F., and W. J. Junk. 2001. NPP Tropical Forest: Manaus, Brazil, 1963-1990. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Biomass and components of productivity for several types of tropical forest were determined for a number of study sites around Manaus, Brazil, from 1963 to the present. The study sites include several (0.2 ha) stands of terra firme (dry land) forest at " 64" to the northeast of Manaus, towards Itacoatiara (approximately 3.0 S 59.7 W, near the " Egler" Reserve), riverine forest in the 10 km x 10 km " Reserve" (2.95 S 59.95 W, 26 km

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NPP Tropical Forest: Khao Chong, Thailand  

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Khao Chong, Thailand, 1962-1965 Khao Chong, Thailand, 1962-1965 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Eye-level view of forest interior at Khao Chong (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site) Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Kira, T. 1998. NPP Tropical Forest: Khao Chong, Thailand, 1962-1965. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of a tropical rain forest was determined at the Khao Chong study site, under the auspices of the Joint Thai-Japanese Biological Expedition to South-East Asia. Biomass increment within a 40 m x 40 m study area for all trees greater than 4.5 cm dbh (diameter at breast height, 130 cm) was monitored between

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NPP Tropical Forest: Marafunga, Papua New Guinea  

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Marafunga, Papua New Guinea, 1970-1971 Marafunga, Papua New Guinea, 1970-1971 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Profile of tropical forest at Marafunga (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site) Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Edwards, P. J., and P. J. Grubb. 1999. NPP Tropical Forest: Marafunga, Papua New Guinea, 1970-1971. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Biomass and nutrient content of different vegetation components and soil for a lower montane secondary rain forest were determined in 1970-71 at Marafunga in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. The only component of net primary production (NPP) determined at Marafunga was litterfall, although

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NPP Tropical Forest: Magdalena Valley, Colombia  

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Magdalena Valley, Colombia, 1970-1971 Magdalena Valley, Colombia, 1970-1971 Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Folster, H. 1999. NPP Tropical Forest: Magdalena Valley, Colombia, 1970-1971. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Biomass, litterfall, and nutrient content of above-ground vegetation and soil were determined for a tropical seasonal evergreen forest at Magdalena Valley, Colombia, during an 18-month period in 1970 and 1971. The study was sponsored by the German Research Foundation. Of primary interest were biomass and nutrient dynamics of a forest stand that had developed atop a perched water table on a typical valley terrace. Perched water tables give rise to pseudogley soils with low pH, prolonged

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Grazing Management in Broadleaf Forests  

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zones1- Tropical Broadleaf Forest Zone, Sub-tropical Broadleaf Forest Zone and Warm Temperate Broadleaf Forest Zone. Scattered patches of broadleaf forests (e.g. oak, maple and birch) also occur in the Cool Temperate Zone (2500-300m) in association... are little represented in the lower diameter class and a few of them in the higher diameter class are old and dying (Figure 5). In an Figure 4: Number of trees per hectare in Dungna Road forest in 1990 (Laumans) and 1998 1 10 100 1000 10-19 20-29 30...

Norbu, Lungten

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Error propagation and scaling for tropical forest biomass estimates  

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...propagation and scaling for tropical forest biomass estimates Jerome Chave 1 * Richard Condit...34002-0948, USA The above-ground biomass (AGB) of tropical forests is a crucial...inferences about long-term changes in biomass stocks, it is essential to know the uncertainty...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter Number1 Biomass Prediction in Tropical Forests:2  

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Chapter Number1 Biomass Prediction in Tropical Forests:2 The Canopy Grain Approach3 Christophe France9 1. Introduction10 The challenging task of biomass prediction in dense and heterogeneous tropical different forest structures may indeed present similar above ground biomass (AGB) values.13 This is probably

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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The role of gap phase processes in the biomass dynamics of tropical forests  

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...gap phase processes in the biomass dynamics of tropical forests...understood. Above-ground woody biomass in some tropical forest...greenhouse gas emissions from biomass burning, decomposition and soils forest in conversion, shifting cultivation and...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantifying Environmental Drivers of Future Tropical Forest Extent  

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Future changes in atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, and their associated influences on climate, will affect the future sustainability of tropical forests. While dynamic global vegetation models (DGVMs) represent the processes by which ...

Peter Good; Chris Jones; Jason Lowe; Richard Betts; Ben Booth; Chris Huntingford

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Integrated Forest Management Programme  

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weevil is so damaging to young conifer transplants that it is the only UK forest pest against whichThe Integrated Forest Management Programme 1 Adult pine weevils showing natural variation in size objectives of the Integrated Forest Management (IFM) programme is the co- ordination and development

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Effects of grazing intensity on soil carbon stocks following deforestation of a Hawaiian dry tropical forest  

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Effects of grazing intensity on soil carbon stocks following deforestation of a Hawaiian dry carbon (SOC) along gradients of grazing intensity and elevation in pastures converted from dry tropical of forest-to-pasture conversion on soil carbon (C) stocks depend on a combination of climatic and management

Elmore, Andrew J.

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The Role of Disturbance in Dry Tropical Forest Landscapes  

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Disturbance can be defined as 'any relatively discrete event in time that disrupts ecosystem, community, or population structure and changes resources, substrate availability, or the physical environment'. This definition requires that the spatial and temporal scales of the system and disturbance be determined. Disturbances are typically characterized by their size, spatial distribution, frequency or return time, predictability, and magnitude (which includes both intensity and severity). These disturbance attributes set the parameters for the suite of species, both plant and animal, that can persist within a given system. As such, an understanding of seasonally dry tropical forests in Asia requires an understanding of disturbance within the region. However, disturbances are relatively poorly understood in dry tropical forests, partly because of the weak seasonality in temperature and high tree species diversity of these forests relative to most forest systems of the world. There are about 1,048,700 km{sup 2} of dry tropical forests worldwide and that only 3% of this land is in conservation status. In other words, 97% of the world's seasonally dry tropical forest is at risk of human disturbance. About half of this forest occurs in South America, where most of the conservation lands are located. Satellite imagery based on MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) data shows that only about 3.8% of the world's dry tropical forests are in Australia and South east Asia. The susceptibility of these forests to human disturbances is of great concern and is largely unstudied. Because natural disturbance regimes shape the ecosystem structure and are in many ways integral to these forest systems, it is critical to know how natural disturbance affects dry forest in order to understand the effects of human activities on these forests. Even basic information about disturbances in dry tropical forests is only recently available. Therefore this chapter brings together much of the available information from dry tropical forest throughout the world with the goal of developing an understanding of the role of disturbance in Asian dry forests. Most ecologists now recognize that disturbances, rather than being catastrophic agents of destruction, are a normal, perhaps even an integral, part of long-term system dynamics. The composition, structure, organization, and development and trophic dynamics of most forest systems are the products of disturbances. As an example, the forest composition for two disturbances in the Anaikatty Hills of Western Ghats were compared, where the low disturbance was from past logging followed by cutting and illicit felling and grazing and the high disturbance was due to human presence, past logging, and fuelwood collection. They found higher species richness and Shannon-Wiener diversity index for the low-disturbance forest (98 and 3.9, respectively) compared to the high-disturbance stand (45 and 2.71, respectively) as well as significant differences in mean basal area of trees, density of seedlings, number of species, density and diversity of shrubs, and number of species and diversity of herbs. Some ecological systems contain species that have evolved in response to disturbances. Adaptations typical of dry tropical forest plants are drought tolerance, seed dispersal mechanisms, and the ability to sprout subsequent to disturbance. In contrast, evidence was found that human disturbance in Kakamega Forest of western Kenya has significantly reduced allelic richness and heterozygosity, increased inbreeding, and slightly reduced gene flow in Prunus africana in the past century.

Dale, Virginia H [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical forest responses to increasing atmospheric CO2: current knowledge and opportunities for future research  

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their representation in Earth system models. Tropical forests play a significant role in the global carbon cycle

Bermingham, Eldredge

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NPP Tropical Forest: San Carlos De Rio Negro, Venezuela  

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San Carlos De Rio Negro, Venezuela, 1975-1984 San Carlos De Rio Negro, Venezuela, 1975-1984 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Cutting an experimental plot at San Carlos (click on the photo to view a series of images and a diagram of this site) Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Jordan, C. F., E. Cuevas, and E. Medina. 1999. NPP Tropical Forest: San Carlos de Rio Negro, Venezuela, 1975-1984. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of tropical forest was determined for a number of vegetation-soil associations at the San Carlos de Rio Negro study site, under the auspices of an international UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) project. The San Carlos study site (1.93 N 67.05 W) is situated 4 km east of the

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International Conference MANAGING FORESTS  

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of Edinburgh, UK 1600-1620 Early thinning of energy wood in dense mixtures of Norway spruce and birch and carbon sequestration in Norway spruce stand: life cycle perspective Ashraful Alam, University of Eastern Finland, Finland 1640-1700 Long term effect of silviculture measures on forest-floor under Norway spruce

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Capinha et al.: Zonitoides in tropical mountain forests Susceptibility of tropical mountain forests to biological invasions  

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vegetation (e.g., Kappes, 2006; Kappes et al., 2009), and the (subsequent) use of alien plants modeling suggests that both taxa could be widely distributed in the mountains of tropical South America and Africa. Z. arboreus finds suitable climates in many places in SE Asia and especially at many conservation

Pereira, Henrique Miguel

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Above-ground biomass and structure of 260 African tropical forests  

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...and source are credited. Above-ground biomass and structure of 260 African tropical...and future . We report above-ground biomass (AGB), basal area, stem density and...Comparative studies of the above-ground biomass (AGB) of tropical forests exist for...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of nitrogen additions on above- and belowground carbon dynamics in two tropical forests  

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Anthropogenic nitrogen (N) deposition is increasing rapidly in tropical regions, adding N to ecosystems that often have high background N availability. Tropical forests play an important role in the global carbon (C) cycle, yet the effects of N deposition on C cycling in these ecosystems are poorly understood. We used a field N-fertilization experiment in lower and upper elevation tropical rain forests in Puerto Rico to explore the responses of above- and belowground C pools to N addition. As expected, tree stem growth and litterfall productivity did not respond to N fertilization in either of these Nrich forests, indicating a lack of N limitation to net primary productivity (NPP). In contrast, soil C concentrations increased significantly with N fertilization in both forests, leading to larger C stocks in fertilized plots. However, different soil C pools responded to N fertilization differently. Labile (low density) soil C fractions and live fine roots declined with fertilization, while mineral-associated soil C increased in both forests. Decreased soil CO2 fluxes in fertilized plots were correlated with smaller labile soil C pools in the lower elevation forest (R2 = 0.65, p\\0.05), and with lower live fine root biomass in the upper elevation forest (R2 = 0.90, p\\0.05). Our results indicate that soil C storage is sensitive to N deposition in tropical forests, even where plant productivity is not N-limited. The mineral-associated soil C pool has the potential to respond relatively quickly to N additions, and can drive increases in bulk soil C stocks in tropical forests.

Cusack, D.; Silver, W.L.; Torn, M.S.; McDowell, W.H.

2011-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical forest responses to increasing [CO2]: current knowledge and opportunities for future research  

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Elevated atmospheric [CO2] (ca) will undoubtedly affect the metabolism of tropical forests worldwide; however, critical aspects of how tropical forests will respond remain largely unknown. Here we review the current state of knowledge about physiological and ecological responses, with the aim of providing a framework that can help to guide future experimental research. Modelling studies have indicated that elevated ca can potentially stimulate photosynthesis more in the tropics than at higher latitudes, because suppression of photorespiration by elevated ca increases with temperature. However, canopy leaves in tropical forests could also potentially reach a high temperature threshold under elevated ca that will moderate the rise in photosynthesis. Belowground responses, including fine root production, nutrient foraging, and soil organic matter processing, will be especially important to the integrated ecosystem response to elevated CO2. Water-use efficiency will increase as ca rises, potentially impacting upon soil moisture status and nutrient availability. Recruitment may be differentially altered for some functional groups, potentially decreasing ecosystem carbon storage. Whole-forest CO2 enrichment experiments are urgently needed to test predictions of tropical forest functioning under elevated ca. Smaller scale experiments in the understory and in gaps would also be informative, and could provide stepping stones toward stand-scale manipulations.

Cernusak, Lucas [Australian National University, Canberra, Australia; Winter, Klaus [Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Dalling, James [University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Holtum, Joseph [James Cook University; Jaramillo, Carlos [Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Korner, Christian [University of Basel; Leakey, Andrew D.B. [University of Illinois; Norby, Richard J [ORNL; Poulter, Benjamin [Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environement, France; Turner, Benjamin [Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Wright, S. Joseph [Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

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Root morphology and anchorage of six native tree species from a tropical montane forest and an elfin forest in Ecuador  

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in tropical forests in Ecuador. Increasing altitude was accompanied by higher wind speeds and more shallow anchorage in soils with low bulk density and in environments with high wind speeds. Abbreviations: AR m. At 3000 m, 48% of the trees were inclined, lying or even partly uprooted. At this altitude, all

Lehmann, Johannes

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Relationship between Use Value and Ecological Importance of Floristic Resources of Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest in the Balsas River Basin, Mxico  

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Relationship between Use Value and Ecological Importance of Floristic Resources of Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest in the Balsas River Basin, Mxico. The use of seasonally dry tropical forest in t...

Belinda Maldonado; Javier Caballero; Alfonso Delgado-Salinas

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparing Tropical Forest Projections from Two Generations of Hadley Centre Earth System Models, HadGEM2-ES and HadCM3LC  

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Future changes in atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated influences on climate could affect the future sustainability of tropical forests. The authors report on tropical forest projections from the new Hadley Centre Global ...

Peter Good; Chris Jones; Jason Lowe; Richard Betts; Nicola Gedney

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Forest Management Act of 1976 | Open Energy Information  

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Forest Management Act of 1976 Forest Management Act of 1976 Jump to: navigation, search Statute Name National Forest Management Act of 1976 Year 1976 Url [[File:|160px|link=]] Description References Wikipedia[1] USFS Forest Management[2] The National Forest Management Act of 1976 is a federal law that governs the administration of national forests. This act requires the United States Forest Service to use a systematic and interdisciplinary approach to resource management in national forests. The USFS provides a full text of the Act here: Pub. L. 94-588 References ↑ "Wikipedia" ↑ "USFS Forest Management" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=National_Forest_Management_Act_of_1976&oldid=455235" Categories: Federal Environmental Statutes

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BIOTROPICA *(*): ****** **** 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2007.00337.x Impact of Research Trails on Seedling Dynamics in a Tropical Forest  

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on Seedling Dynamics in a Tropical Forest Liza S. Comita1 Department of Biology, University of Georgia, Athens

Goldsmith, Greg

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Soil carbon dynamics under young tropical secondary forests on former pasturesA case study from Panama  

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Secondary forests are gaining increased importance in tropical landscapes and have recently been reported to act as potential belowground carbon sinks. While economic interest in the management of secondary forests to mitigate carbon emissions is rising, the dynamics of soil carbon stocks under these ecosystems remain poorly understood. Recent studies report conflicting results concerning soil carbon trends as well as multiple confounding factors (e.g. soil type, topography and land-use history) affecting these trends. In this study, organic carbon stocks were measured in the mineral soil up to 20cm depth of at 24 active pastures, 58-year-old, and 1215-year-old secondary forest sites on former pastures. Additionally, we estimated carbon stocks under a 100-year-old secondary forest and compared them to those of nearby mature forests. Abiotic conditions in the study area were homogenous, enabling us to isolate the effect of land-use change on soil organic carbon stocks. Contrary to our expectations, soil carbon stocks in the top 10cm did not change with young secondary forest development. Pasture soils stored 24.82.9Mgha?1 carbon (meanstandard error) in the top 10cm, and no accumulation of soil carbon was apparent during the first 15 years of secondary succession. Soil carbon stocks under 100-year-old secondary forests, averaging 43.07.9Mgha?1 (meanstandard error), were clearly higher than those recorded at younger sites and approached levels of soil carbon stocks under mature forests. These data indicate that soil carbon stocks in this region of Panama are not affected by the land-use transition from pasture to young secondary regrowth. However, an increase of soil carbon storage might be possible over a longer period of time. Our results support trends observed in other tropical areas and highlight the importance of environmental conditions such as soil properties rather than land-use transitions on soil carbon dynamics. While our understanding of organic carbon dynamics in tropical soils remains limited, these results underscore the challenges of undertaking short-term reforestation projects with the expectation of increasing soil carbon sequestration.

Luisa Neumann-Cosel; Beate Zimmermann; Jefferson S. Hall; Michiel van Breugel; Helmut Elsenbeer

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How Communities Manage Forests | Open Energy Information  

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How Communities Manage Forests How Communities Manage Forests Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: How Communities Manage Forests Agency/Company /Organization: FORZA Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: Background analysis Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.rightsandresources.org/documents/files/doc_1687.pdf Country: Bhutan, Bulgaria, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, United Kingdom, Slovenia, Switzerland, Vietnam UN Region: Central Asia, South-Eastern Asia, "Western & Eastern Europe" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property.

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Characterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes in Tropical Forest Soil  

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Characterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes in Tropical Forest Soil Kristen M. DeAngelis1 Abstract Lignin is often the most difficult portion of plant biomass to degrade, with fungi generally thought to dominate during late stage decomposition. Lignin in feedstock plant material represents

Hazen, Terry

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Potential carbon mitigation and income in developing countries from changes in use and management of agricultural and forest lands  

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...Brown, S. 1997 Estimating biomass and biomass change of tropical forests...global outlook for future wood supply from forest plantations. Working Paper no. GFPOS...information systems to estimate biomass density of tropical forests...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Group selection management in conifer forests: relationships between opening size and tree growth  

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2001. The transfor- mation of conifer forests in Britain diversity in a Sierran conifer forest. For. Ecol. Manage.management in conifer forests: relationships between opening

York, Robert A; Heald, R C; Battles, J J; York, J D

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fingerprinting the impacts of global change on tropical forests  

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...increasing above-ground biomass suggest that `global...through fossil fuel combustion (Malhi & * Author and...in the above-ground biomass of forest stands (Phillips...use, fossil- fuel combustion and biomass burning (Galloway et...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Arbuscular mycorrhizal mycelial respiration in a moist tropical forest  

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Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 4 Ecological Farming Systems, Research Tropical Research Institute, 0843- 03092 Balboa, Ancon, Panama; 3 Institute of Ecological Science, Vrije Station ART, Swiss Federal Research Institute Agroscope, Zurich, Switzerland; 5 Plant­Microbe Interactions

Bermingham, Eldredge

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Patterns of water and heat flux across a biome gradient from tropical forest to savanna in Brazil  

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Porto Velho, RO 78900-000, Brazil. P. Artaxo, L. S. Borma,tropical forest to savanna in Brazil Humberto R. da Rocha, 1RIMA Editora, Sao Carlos, Brazil. Oliveira, R. , et al. (

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Spatial scale and sampling resolution affect measures of gap disturbance in a lowland tropical forest: implications for understanding forest regeneration and carbon storage  

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...50 ha plot on Barro Colorado Island (BCI), Panama...and April [21]. The western half of the island supports...dipterocarp forests of North-Western Borneo. J. Ecol...seasonal tropical forest in western Thailand. Ecol. Monogr...long-term records from Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Smithsonian...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORNL DAAC NPP TROPICAL FOREST: MAUI, HAWAII, U.S.A., 1996-1997  

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TROPICAL FOREST: MAUI, HAWAII, U.S.A., 1996-1997 TROPICAL FOREST: MAUI, HAWAII, U.S.A., 1996-1997 Get Data Summary: The objective of this study was to quantify net primary productivity as a function of rainfall in mesic to wet montane rainforests in Maui, Hawaii. The Maui Moisture Gradient is a sequence of six sites located on the island of Maui that range from 2200-mm to 5050-mm mean annual rainfall, while temperature and all other state factors (parent material, substrate age, organisms, and topography) that control NPP remain relatively constant. This data set contains annual estimates of net primary productivity made in 1996 and 1997. The data provided are estimates of the accumulation of biomass by plants for a given year, or net primary productivity (NPP). Estimates are given for aboveground and belowground productivity, and the sum as net primary

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Management of Forests under Nutrient and Water Stress  

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Management of forest nutrition through fertilization and other forestry practices has, undoubtedly, helped to increase the productivity of forests. Relatively little attention has been given to the potential f...

E. K. Sadanandan Nambiar

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Management of forests under nutrient and water stress  

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Management of forest nutrition through fertilization and other forestry practices has, undoubtedly, helped to increase the productivity of forests. Relatively little attention has been given to the potential f...

E. K. Sadanandan Nambiar

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Characterization of Throughfall Heterogeneity in a Tropical Pre-Montane Could Forest in Costa Rica  

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American tropics are valued for their rich biodiversity, pristine forests, and hydroelectric potential (Chang and Lau, 1983). However, growing populations and ecotourism put stress on their water resources. The increase in water demand and land... to December. Differences in observed seasonality are due to differences in locations, year-to-year variability, and degree of seasonality (Chazdon and Fetcher, 1984). Over the past decade, Costa Rica has seen an increase in ecotourism, particularly during...

Berger, Amelie Cecile

2013-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar UV-B in tropical forest gaps: Analysis using direct and diffuse radiation  

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Experiments with natural levels of solar ultraviolet-B radiation (UV-B) have recently shown inhibition of the growth of some tropical forest tree seedlings. A knowledge of forest radiation environments is needed to help assess UV-B effects in natural situations. Although forest canopies strongly attenuate solar radiation, treefall gaps provide a very different radiation environment. We simultaneously measured both UV-B and photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) in forest gaps on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Outside the forest, UV-B is predominately diffuse even under clear sky conditions. In sunflecks of small forest gaps, most of the UV-B was in the direct beam component. Compared to conditions outside the forest, the UV-B in these sunflecks was low relative to PAR. Shaded portions of the gap, in contrast, had proportionately high levels of UV-B relative to PAR. There are indications in the literature that relatively low UV-B levels may be effective under low PFD. Seasonal trends of PAR and UV-B in different locations in gaps can be inferred from hemispherical canopy photographs.

Flint, S.D.; Caldwell, M.M. [Utah State Univ., Logan, UT (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal forest management for carbon sequestration and biodiversity maintenance.  

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??Managing planted forests for carbon sequestration and biodiversity maintenance has become increasingly important in times of rapid climate change and the loss of biodiversity worldwide. (more)

Nghiem, Thi Hong Nhung

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UNDP/GEF-Cambodia-Sustainable Forest Management | Open Energy Information  

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UNDP/GEF-Cambodia-Sustainable Forest Management UNDP/GEF-Cambodia-Sustainable Forest Management Jump to: navigation, search Logo: UNDP/GEF-Cambodia-Sustainable Forest Management Name UNDP/GEF-Cambodia-Sustainable Forest Management Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Development Programme, Global Environment Facility Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Website http://www.un.org.kh/undp/pres Program Start 2011 Country Cambodia UN Region South-Eastern Asia References UNDP Cambodia: Environment and Energy [1] UNDP/GEF-Cambodia-Sustainable Forest Management Screenshot "UNDP and Global Environment Facility on Monday launched a new project worth over US$3.8 million to help Cambodia preserve its forests to benefit the rural poor as well as to contribute to reducing emission of green house gases into atmosphere.

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Marketing a National Forest: The Resource Manager's Dilemma1  

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Marketing a National Forest: The Resource Manager's Dilemma1 Howard A. Clonts Jeffrey R. Hibbert 2 Forest in Alabama were surveyed to develop appropriate marketing strategies. Cluster analysis showed marketing strategies. Forest based recreation is continually gaining participants. Opportunities to pursue

Standiford, Richard B.

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Plant and microbial controls on nitrogen retention and loss in a Humid Tropical Forest  

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Humid tropical forests are generally characterized by the lack of nitrogen (N) limitation to net primary productivity, yet paradoxically have high potential for N loss. We conducted an intensive field experiment with {sup 15}NH{sub 4} and {sup 15}NO{sub 3} additions to highly weathered tropical forest soils to determine the relative importance of N retention and loss mechanisms. Over half of all the NH{sub 4}{sup +} produced from gross mineralization was rapidly converted to NO{sub 3}{sup -} during the process of gross nitrification. During the first 24 h plant roots took up 28 % of the N mineralized, dominantly as NH{sub 4}{sup +}, and were a greater sink for N than soil microbial biomass. Soil microbes were not a significant sink for added {sup 15}NH{sub 4}{sup +} or {sup 15}NO{sub 3}{sup -} during the first 24 hr, and only for {sup 15}NH{sub 4}{sup +} after 7 d. Patterns of microbial community composition, as determined by Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism analysis, were weakly, but significantly correlated with nitrification and denitrification to N{sub 2}O. Rates of dissimilatory NO{sub 3}{sup -} reduction to NH{sub 4}{sup +} (DNRA) were high in this forest, accounting for up to 25 % of gross mineralization and 35 % of gross nitrification. DNRA was a major sink for NO{sub 3}{sup -} which may have contributed to the lower rates of N{sub 2}O and leaching losses. Despite considerable N conservation via DNRA and plant NH{sub 4}{sup +} uptake, the fate of approximately 45% of the NO{sub 3}{sup -} produced and 22% of the NH{sub 4}{sup +} produced were not measured in our fluxes, suggesting that other important pathways for N retention and loss (e.g., denitrification to N{sub 2}) are important in this system. The high proportion of mineralized N that was rapidly nitrified and the fates of that NO{sub 3}{sup -} highlight the key role of gross nitrification as a proximate control on N retention and loss in humid tropical forest soils. Furthermore, our results demonstrate the importance of the coupling between DNRA and plant uptake of NH{sub 4}{sup +} as a potential N conserving mechanism within tropical forests.

Templer, P.; Silver, W.; Pett-Ridge, J.; DeAngelis, K.M.; Firestone, M.K.

2009-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-term persistence of pioneer species in tropical forest soil seed banks  

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In tropical forests, pioneer species regenerate from seeds dispersed directly into canopy gaps, and from seeds that persisted in soil seed banks before gap formation. However, life-history models suggest that selection for long-term persistence of seeds in soil should be weak, as persistence incurs a fitness cost resulting from prolonged generation time. We use a carbon dating technique to provide the first direct measurements of seed persistence in undisturbed tropical forest seed banks. We show that seeds germinate successfully from surface soil microsites up to 38 years after dispersal. Decades-long persistence may be common in pioneers with relatively large mass, and appears to be unrelated to specific regeneration requirements. In Croton billbergianus, a sub-canopy tree that recruits in abundant small gaps, long-term persistence is associated with short-distance ballistic seed dispersal. In Trema micrantha, a canopy tree with widespread dispersal, persistence is associated with a requirement for large gaps that form infrequently in old-growth forest.

Dalling, J W; Brown, T A

2008-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Tools for Forest Carbon Inventory, Management, and Reporting | Open Energy  

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Tools for Forest Carbon Inventory, Management, and Reporting Tools for Forest Carbon Inventory, Management, and Reporting Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Tools for Carbon Inventory, Management, and Reporting Agency/Company /Organization: United States Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: GHG inventory, Resource assessment Resource Type: Guide/manual, Lessons learned/best practices, Publications, Training materials, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application, Website Website: nrs.fs.fed.us/carbon/tools/ Cost: Free Tools for Carbon Inventory, Management, and Reporting Screenshot References: Carbon Tools[1] Logo: Tools for Carbon Inventory, Management, and Reporting "Accurate estimates of carbon in forests are crucial for forest carbon

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R E V I E W Liana Impacts on Carbon Cycling, Storage and Sequestration in Tropical Forests  

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R E V I E W Liana Impacts on Carbon Cycling, Storage and Sequestration in Tropical Forests Geertje for carbon storage and sequestration. Lianas reduce tree growth, survival, and leaf productivity; however liana carbon stocks are unlikely to compensate for liana-induced losses in net carbon sequestration

Schnitzer, Stefan

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Mitigating Climate Change with Managed Forests: Balancing Expectations,  

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and biomass energy) and di- rect substitution for more energy-intensive building mate- rials (e.g., concrete. Carbon markets may in the future offer some potential for com- pensating forest landowners for actions Climate Action Registry, and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative), some managed forest projects may prove

Vermont, University of

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Norway-Indonesia-Forest Management Agreement | Open Energy Information  

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Norway-Indonesia-Forest Management Agreement Norway-Indonesia-Forest Management Agreement Jump to: navigation, search Name Norway-Indonesia-Forest Management Agreement Agency/Company /Organization Government of Norway, Government of Indonesia Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://www.norway.or.id/Norway Country Norway, Indonesia UN Region South-Eastern Asia, Northern Europe References Norway-Indonesia REDD+ Partnership - Frequently asked questions[1] Letter of Intent[2] Background Letter of Intent FAQ's [Fact Sheet] Photo World Resources Institute: Susan Minnemeyer References ↑ "Norway-Indonesia REDD+ Partnership - Frequently asked questions" ↑ "Letter of Intent" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Norway-Indonesia-Forest_Management_Agreement&oldid=374779"

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"ECONOMIC ANALYSES OF SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT  

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implications · An alternative view of SFM · Analysis IntroductionIntroduction · Forests produce multiple products and services including timber, wildlife habitat, species bio- and genetic diversity, water quality and control, waste remediation, recreation, and carbon sequestration. #12;· In economics, forests are analyzed

Gray, Matthew

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Global Warming and Tropical Land-Use Change: Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Biomass Burning, Decomposition and Soils in Forest Conversion, Shifting Cultivation and Secondary Vegetation  

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Tropical forest conversion, shiftingcultivation and clearing of secondary vegetation makesignificant...9 t of biomasscarbon of these types is exposed to burning annually,of which 1.1109 t is emitted to the atmos...

Philip M. Fearnside

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of condensed tannins in conifer leaves on the composition and activity of the soil microbial community in a tropical montane forest  

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Condensed tannins were extracted from the leaves of a dominant conifer (Dacrydium gracilis) in a tropical montane forest on Mt. Kinabalu, Borneo. The extracted tannins were added to soils beneath the conifer and ...

Masayuki Ushio; Teri C. Balser; Kanehiro Kitayama

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forest Restoration Carbon Analysis of Baseline Carbon Emissions and Removal in Tropical Rainforest at La Selva Central, Peru  

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Conversion of tropical forest to agricultural land and pasture has reduced forest extent and the provision of ecosystem services, including watershed protection, biodiversity conservation, and carbon sequestration. Forest conservation and reforestation can restore those ecosystem services. We have assessed forest species patterns, quantified deforestation and reforestation rates, and projected future baseline carbon emissions and removal in Amazon tropical rainforest at La Selva Central, Peru. The research area is a 4800 km{sup 2} buffer zone around the Parque Nacional Yanachaga-Chemillen, Bosque de Proteccion San Matias-San Carlos, and the Reserva Comunal Yanesha. A planned project for the period 2006-2035 would conserve 4000 ha of forest in a proposed 7000 ha Area de Conservacion Municipale de Chontabamba and establish 5600 ha of natural regeneration and 1400 ha of native species plantations, laid out in fajas de enriquecimiento (contour plantings), to reforest 7000 ha of agricultural land. Forest inventories of seven sites covering 22.6 ha in primary forest and 17 sites covering 16.5 ha in secondary forest measured 17,073 trees of diameter {ge} 10 cm. The 24 sites host trees of 512 species, 267 genera, and 69 families. We could not identify the family of 7% of the trees or the scientific species of 21% of the trees. Species richness is 346 in primary forest and 257 in the secondary forest. In primary forest, 90% of aboveground biomass resides in old-growth species. Conversely, in secondary forest, 66% of aboveground biomass rests in successional species. The density of trees of diameter {ge} 10 cm is 366 trees ha{sup -1} in primary forest and 533 trees ha{sup -1} in secondary forest, although the average diameter is 24 {+-} 15 cm in primary forest and 17 {+-} 8 cm in secondary forest. Using Amazon forest biomass equations and wood densities for 117 species, aboveground biomass is 240 {+-} 30 t ha{sup -1} in the primary sites and 90 {+-} 10 t ha{sup -1} in the secondary sites. Aboveground carbon density is 120 {+-} 15 t ha{sup -1} in primary forest and 40 {+-} 5 t ha{sup -1} in secondary forest. Forest stands in the secondary forest sites range in age from 10 to 42 y. Growth in biomass (t ha{sup -1}) as a function of time (y) follows the relation: biomass = 4.09-0.017 age{sup 2} (p < 0.001). Aboveground biomass and forest species richness are positively correlated (r{sup 2} = 0.59, p < 0.001). Analyses of Landsat data show that the land cover of the 3700 km{sup 2} of non-cloud areas in 1999 was: closed forest 78%; open forest 12%, low vegetation cover 4%, sparse vegetation cover 6%. Deforestation from 1987 to 1999 claimed a net 200 km{sup 2} of forest, proceeding at a rate of 0.005 y{sup -1}. Of those areas of closed forest in 1987, only 89% remained closed forest in 1999. Consequently, closed forests experienced disruption in the time period at double the rate of net deforestation. The three protected areas experienced negligible deforestation or slight reforestation. Based on 1987 forest cover, 26,000 ha are eligible for forest carbon trading under the Clean Development Mechanism, established by the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Principal components analysis showed that distance to nonforest was the factor that best explained observed patterns of deforestation while distance to forest best explained observed patterns of reforestation, more significant than elevation, distance to rivers, distance to roads, slope, and distance to towns of population > 400. Aboveground carbon in live vegetation in the project area decreased from 35 million {+-} 4 million t in 1987 to 34 million {+-} 4 million t in 1999. Projected aboveground carbon in live vegetation would fall to 33 million {+-} 4 million t in 2006, 32 million {+-} 4 million t in 2011, and 29 million {+-} 3 million t in 2035. Projected net deforestation in the research area would total 13,000 {+-} 3000 ha in the period 1999-2011, proceeding at a rate of 0.003 {+-} 0.0007 y{sup -1}, and would total 33,000 {+-} 7000

Patrick Gonzalez; Benjamin Kroll; Carlos R. Vargas

2006-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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ARM Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) Operations Management and Support: Securing ARM Data  

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Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) Operations Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) Operations Management and Support: Securing ARM Data K. L. Nitschke South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Apia, Samoa L. Jones Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, New Mexico C. N. Long Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington Introduction The Tropical Western Pacific Office (TWPO) (a) has been tasked with providing operational management and support for three (b) climate station instrument facilities in the Tropical Western pacific (TWP) locale. The TWPO has the distinctive purview in ensuring data availability from two remote Pacific Islands and Australia to support the continued national and international scientific collaboration that exemplifies the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program. Data from the international sites have been

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Characterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes in Tropical Forest Soil  

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Lignin is often the most difficult portion of plant biomass to degrade, with fungi generally thought to dominate during late stage decomposition. Lignin in feedstock plant material represents a barrier to more efficient plant biomass conversion and can also hinder enzymatic access to cellulose, which is critical for biofuels production. Tropical rain forest soils in Puerto Rico are characterized by frequent anoxic conditions and fluctuating redox, suggesting the presence of lignin-degrading organisms and mechanisms that are different from known fungal decomposers and oxygen-dependent enzyme activities. We explored microbial lignin-degraders by burying bio-traps containing lignin-amended and unamended biosep beads in the soil for 1, 4, 13 and 30 weeks. At each time point, phenol oxidase and peroxidase enzyme activity was found to be elevated in the lignin-amended versus the unamended beads, while cellulolytic enzyme activities were significantly depressed in lignin-amended beads. Quantitative PCR of bacterial communities showed more bacterial colonization in the lignin-amended compared to the unamended beads after one and four weeks, suggesting that the lignin supported increased bacterial abundance. The microbial community was analyzed by small subunit 16S ribosomal RNA genes using microarray (PhyloChip) and by high-throughput amplicon pyrosequencing based on universal primers targeting bacterial, archaeal, and eukaryotic communities. Community trends were significantly affected by time and the presence of lignin on the beads. Lignin-amended beads have higher relative abundances of representatives from the phyla Actinobacteria, Firmicutes, Acidobacteria and Proteobacteria compared to unamended beads. This study suggests that in low and fluctuating redox soils, bacteria could play a role in anaerobic lignin decomposition.

DeAngelis, Kristen; Allgaier, Martin; Chavarria, Yaucin; Fortney, Julian; Hugenholtz, Phillip; Simmons, Blake; Sublette, Kerry; Silver, Whendee; Hazen, Terry

2011-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of trapped lignin-degrading microbes in tropical forest soil  

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Lignin is often the most difficult portion of plant biomass to degrade, with fungi generally thought to dominate during late stage decomposition. Lignin in feedstock plant material represents a barrier to more efficient plant biomass conversion and can also hinder enzymatic access to cellulose, which is critical for biofuels production. Tropical rain forest soils in Puerto Rico are characterized by frequent anoxic conditions and fluctuating redox, suggesting the presence of lignin-degrading organisms and mechanisms that are different from known fungal decomposers and oxygen-dependent enzyme activities. We explored microbial lignin-degraders by burying bio-traps containing lignin-amended and unamended biosep beads in the soil for 1, 4, 13 and 30 weeks. At each time point, phenol oxidase and peroxidase enzyme activity was found to be elevated in the lignin-amended versus the unamended beads, while cellulolytic enzyme activities were significantly depressed in lignin-amended beads. Quantitative PCR of bacterial communities showed more bacterial colonization in the lignin-amended compared to the unamended beads after one and four weeks, suggesting that the lignin supported increased bacterial abundance. The microbial community was analyzed by small subunit 16S ribosomal RNA genes using microarray (PhyloChip) and by high-throughput amplicon pyrosequencing based on universal primers targeting bacterial, archaeal, and eukaryotic communities. Community trends were significantly affected by time and the presence of lignin on the beads. Lignin-amended beads have higher relative abundances of representatives from the phyla Actinobacteria, Firmicutes, Acidobacteria and Proteobacteria compared to unamended beads. This study suggests that in low and fluctuating redox soils, bacteria could play a role in anaerobic lignin decomposition.

DeAngelis, K.M.; Allgaier, M.; Chavarria, Y.; Fortney, J.L.; Hugenholz, P.; Simmons, B.; Sublette, K.; Silver, W.L.; Hazen, T.C.

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes in Tropical Forest Soil  

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Lignin is often the most difficult portion of plant biomass to degrade, with fungi generally thought to dominate during late stage decomposition. Lignin in feedstock plant material represents a barrier to more efficient plant biomass conversion and can also hinder enzymatic access to cellulose, which is critical for biofuels production. Tropical rain forest soils in Puerto Rico are characterized by frequent anoxic conditions and fluctuating redox, suggesting the presence of lignin-degrading organisms and mechanisms that are different from known fungal decomposers and oxygen-dependent enzyme activities. We explored microbial lignin-degraders by burying bio-traps containing lignin-amended and unamended biosep beads in the soil for 1, 4, 13 and 30 weeks. At each time point, phenol oxidase and peroxidase enzyme activity was found to be elevated in the lignin-amended versus the unamended beads, while cellulolytic enzyme activities were significantly depressed in lignin-amended beads. Quantitative PCR of bacterial communities showed more bacterial colonization in the lignin-amended compared to the unamended beads after one and four weeks, suggesting that the lignin supported increased bacterial abundance. The microbial community was analyzed by small subunit 16S ribosomal RNA genes using microarray (PhyloChip) and by high-throughput amplicon pyrosequencing based on universal primers targeting bacterial, archaeal, and eukaryotic communities. Community trends were significantly affected by time and the presence of lignin on the beads. Lignin-amended beads have higher relative abundances of representatives from the phyla Actinobacteria, Firmicutes, Acidobacteria and Proteobacteria compared to unamended beads. This study suggests that in low and fluctuating redox soils, bacteria could play a role in anaerobic lignin decomposition.

DeAngelis, Kristen M.; Allgaier, Martin; Chavarria, Yaucin; Fortney, Julian L.; Hugenholtz, Philip; Simmons, Blake A.; Sublette, Kerry; Silver, Whendee; Hazen, Terry C.

2011-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - afromontane tropical forest Sample Search...  

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OWEN T. LEWIS1 AND ... Source: Basset, Yves - Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama Collection: Environmental Sciences and Ecology 16 A Reference Guide to Conflicting...

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Managing for late-successional/old-growth characteristics in northern hardwood-conifer forests  

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Managing for late-successional/old-growth characteristics in northern hardwood-conifer forests-successional forest habitats and functions is an important element of ecosystem management. This study tests the hypothesis that uneven-aged practices can be modified to accelerate rates of late-successional forest

Vermont, University of

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Controls on conifer regeneration in managed riparian forests: effects of seed source, substrate,  

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Controls on conifer regeneration in managed riparian forests: effects of seed source, substrate with a dense shrub layer inhibits succession from hardwoods to shade-tolerant conifers within these forests density and overstory conifer or hardwood cover. Our results suggest that, in managed forests, conifer

Halpern, Charles B.

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Forest Management Regime and Species choice options in a changing environment  

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Forest Management Regime and Species choice ­ options in a changing environment Bill Mason, Forest.mason@forestry.gsi.gov.uk May 18 2010 #12;2 Talk Structure 1. Introduction; 2. Species 3. Forest types; 4. Management regime; 5 in 2050. #12;10 Alternative species? [Read report Table 9.1] Broadleaf species Conifer species Acer

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Bi-objective genetic algorithms for forest management: a comparative study  

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conifer forest by the Forestry Commis- sion and is now managed by the Aberdeen Univer- sity. Kirkhill has of conifers giving good landscape and amenity values. Recreational use of Kirkhill forest is high becauseBi-objective genetic algorithms for forest management: a comparative study Els I. Ducheyne Lab

Coello, Carlos A. Coello

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Carbon pools recover more quickly than plant biodiversity in tropical secondary forests  

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...lower above-ground biomass than other forests...human-impacted forests and plantations as well as those...successional and plantation forest soils: a...Temperature-dependence of biomass accumulation rates...Lawrence, D . 2005 Biomass accumulation after...01164.x ) 59 Woods, CL , and SJ DeWalt...

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Forest Ecology and Management 260 (2010) 4251 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect  

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Forest Ecology and Management 260 (2010) 42­51 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Forest concern, while at both site and landscape levels, woodland was associated with a higher percent of area

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The effects of forest management on plant species diversity in a Sierran conifer forest  

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We used a large data set collected as part of a wildlife habitat study at the Blodgett Forest Research Station in the Sierra Nevada of California to assess the influence of management practices on vascular plant diversity in the mixed conifer forest. In addition to the existing data, we conducted botanical inventories in 32 plots (0.28ha in size) from five different silvicultural regimes in 1997. Based on these inventories, understory species richness normalized to a total area sampled of 1.13ha was significantly greater in plots under plantation (80 species) and shelterwood (77 species) management compared to plots in reserve sites (i.e., approximately 80 year with no active management, 48 species). This pattern in species richness was consistent in the larger data set. Based on 372 plots sampled between 1977 and 1996, plantations and shelterwoods routinely had the highest species richness and the reserve units routinely were the least rich. Stands under single-tree selection had species richness values closer to those of the reserve stands. The relative diversity observed in group selection plots varied from year to year. Based on the 1997 data, canopy closure and seedbed were significantly correlated to understory plant diversity. Plots that were more open and had more bare ground tended to have higher species richness. This result supports the suggestion that in addition to the total amount of biomass removed, post-harvest practices also affect plant diversity. There were considerable differences in the composition of the understory communities among silvicultural treatments. Plots under a group selection, single tree selection or reserve management regime had a greater proportion of late-seral vs. early-seral species and a lower proportion of introduced exotic species compared to plantations and shelterwoods. In this forest, more intensive management maximized species richness, but the lower intensity practices better conserved understory plants typical of late-seral stands.

John J Battles; Ayn J Shlisky; Reginald H Barrett; Robert C Heald; Barbara H Allen-Diaz

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Characterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes in Tropical...  

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Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes in Tropical Forest Soil. Characterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes in Tropical Forest Soil. Abstract: Lignin is often the most...

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Nitrogen management is essential to prevent tropical oil palm plantations from causing ground-level  

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Nitrogen management is essential to prevent tropical oil palm plantations from causing ground-level ozone pollution C. N. Hewitta,1 , A. R. MacKenziea , P. Di Carlob , C. F. Di Marcoc , J. R. Dorseyd , MCentre for Ecology and Hydrology, Penicuik, Edinburgh EH26 0QB, United Kingdom; dSchool of Earth, Atmospheric

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Impacts of tropical cyclones on U.S. forest tree mortality and carbon flux from 1851 to 2000  

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...such as Southern Florida. Altogether a 17...38%) in southern Florida, and 1,175...field-measured forest impact rate had significant correlation...estimate decomposition rates. Because CWD was cumulated from...wildland fire and fuel management ( U.S. Department...S. Department of Energy's Office...

Hongcheng Zeng; Jeffrey Q. Chambers; Robinson I. Negrn-Jurez; George C. Hurtt; David B. Baker; Mark D. Powell

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Radiation regime in a tropical dry deciduous forest in western Mexico  

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Solar radiation (Qc), sunshine hours (n) and reflectance coefficients or albedo (A...) were measured above, and photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) was measured above and within three levels in a tropical d...

V. L. Barradas

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects on nutrient cycling of conifer restoration in a degraded tropical montane forest  

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Three experimental plots of 0.5ha were randomly established at the midslope position in a montane oak forest and two adjacent mature exotic species plantations....2) were placed in a systematic array within each...

J. A. Ramrez; J. D. Len-Pelez; D. Craven; D. A. Herrera; C. M. Zapata

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Some aspects of ecophysiological and biogeochemical responses of tropical forests to atmospheric change  

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...2000) found that biomass accumu- lation for...et al. 2001b), biomass accumulation was...pine (Pinus taeda) plantation forest in North Carolina...demonstrated that wood tissue production...increase in total wood biomass demonstrated a maximum...

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Anthropogenic impacts on tropical forest biodiversity: a network structure and ecosystem functioning perspective  

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...terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes...longer performs the ecosystem functions and services...primary forest in terms of ecosystem functions and services...themselves can recover, the restoration of interactions and...

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Ecological feedbacks following deforestation create the potential for a catastrophic ecosystem shift in tropical dry forest  

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...open. Table 1. Atmospheric deposition of phosphorus as...transported by wind and water (13) and in harvest...in P input from atmospheric deposition. Our estimates...ground by storm water washing plant surfaces...and by canopy condensation or fog deposition...feedback in the recovery of tropical...

Deborah Lawrence; Paolo D'Odorico; Lucy Diekmann; Marcia DeLonge; Rishiraj Das; James Eaton

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of Forest Inventories and Geographic Information Systems To Estimate  

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Appendix B: Use of Forest Inventories and Geographic Information Systems To Appendix B: Use of Forest Inventories and Geographic Information Systems To Estimate Biomass Density of Tropical Forests: Application to Tropical Africa S. Brown and G. Gaston U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 200 SW 35th St., Corvalis, OR 97333, USA Abstract One of the most important databases needed for estimating emissions of carbon dioxide resulting from changes in the cover, use, and management of tropical forests is the total quantity of biomass per unit area, referred to as biomass density. Forest inventories have been shown to be valuable sources of data for estimating biomass density, but inventories for the tropics are few in number and their quality is poor. This lack of reliable data has been overcome by use of a promising approach that produces

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A landscape approach to sustainable forest management and habitat quality modelling  

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A landscape approach to sustainable forest management and habitat quality modelling Luque, S.(1) (1.luque@cemagref.fr ABSTRACT This work provides views and examples on how the holistic approach of landscape ecology can to be met by forest landscape managers. This is particular challenging nowadays because of the increasing

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Community-Based Forest (Natural) Resource Management: A Path to Sustainable  

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Community-Based Forest (Natural) Resource Management: A Path to Sustainable Community-Based Forest (Natural) Resource Management: A Path to Sustainable Environment and Development Jump to: navigation, search Name Community-Based Forest (Natural) Resource Management: A Path to Sustainable Environment and Development Agency/Company /Organization Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Implementation, Background analysis Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://recoftc.org/site/filead Country Philippines, Nepal UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Community-Based Forest (Natural) Resource Management: A Path to Sustainable Environment and Development[1] Community-Based Forest (Natural) Resource Management: A Path to Sustainable Environment and Development Screenshot

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Report reveals dramatic decline in illegal logging in tropical forest nations  

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", total global production of illegal timber has fallen by 22 per cent since 2002. "Up to a billion in Space & Earth / Environment The most thorough assessment to date of the global fight against illegal the problem is having a dramatic and beneficial effect both on forest dependent communities and on the global

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Chemical Analysis and Ecohydrological Effects of Aerosols in a Costa Rican Tropical Forest  

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frequency and duration. They are less abundant at lower elevations where water deficiency is a limiting (La Bastille and Poole, 1978; Stadmuller, 1987; Hemp, 2010; Zadroga, 1981). This altitudinal Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), there are 477 cloud forest sites found in 62 countries. Costa Rica

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Current and Future Carbon Budgets of Tropical Rain Forest: A Cross Scale Analysis. Final Report  

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The goal of this project was to make a first assessment of the major carbon stocks and fluxes and their climatic determinants in a lowland neotropical rain forest, the La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica. Our research design was based on the concurrent use of several of the best available approaches, so that data could be cross-validated. A major focus of our effort was to combine meteorological studies of whole-forest carbon exchange (eddy flux), with parallel independent measurements of key components of the forest carbon budget. The eddy flux system operated from February 1998 to February 2001. To obtain field data that could be scaled up to the landscape level, we monitored carbon stocks, net primary productivity components including tree growth and mortality, litterfall, woody debris production, root biomass, and soil respiration in a series of replicated plots stratified across the major environmental gradients of the forest. A second major focus of this project was on the stocks and changes of carbon in the soil. We used isotope studies and intensive monitoring to investigate soil organic stocks and the climate-driven variation of soil respiration down the soil profile, in a set of six 4m deep soil shafts stratified across the landscape. We measured short term tree growth, climate responses of sap flow, and phenology in a suite of ten canopy trees to develop individual models of tree growth to daytime weather variables.

Oberbauer, S. F.

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Energy dynamics and modeled evapotranspiration from a wet tropical forest in Costa Rica  

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.W. Loeschera, *, H.L. Gholza,b , J.M. Jacobsc , S.F. Oberbauerd,e a School of Forest Resources and Conservation. Surface reflectance (albedo) was w12% of incident solar radiation and did not differ seasonally. Rn Science, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, 321 Richardson Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA. Tel

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Global climate change mitigation and sustainable forest management--The challenge of monitoring and verification  

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In this paper, sustainable forest management is discussed within the historical and theoretical framework of the sustainable development debate. The various criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management put forth by different institutions are critically explored. Specific types of climate change mitigation policies/projects in the forest sector are identified and examined in the light of the general criteria for sustainable forest management. Areas of compatibility and contradiction between the climate mitigation objectives and the minimum criteria for sustainable forest management are identified and discussed. Emphasis is put on the problems of monitoring and verifying carbon benefits associated with such projects given their impacts on pre-existing policy objectives on sustainable forest management. The implications of such policy interactions on assignment of carbon credits from forest projects under Joint Implementation/Activities Implemented Jointly initiatives are discussed. The paper concludes that a comprehensive monitoring and verification regime must include an impact assessment on the criteria covered under other agreements such as the Biodiversity and/or Desertification Conventions. The actual carbon credit assigned to a specific project should at least take into account the negative impacts on the criteria for sustainable forest management. The value of the impacts and/or the procedure to evaluate them need to be established by interested parties such as the Councils of the respective Conventions.

Makundi, Willy R.

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Managing novel forest ecosystems: understanding the past and present to build a resilient future  

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Colorado, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 260: 638-648. Chapter 2: Wildfire,wildfire fuel breaks. Department of Forestry and Wood Science, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, Colorado

Krasnow, Kevin

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Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Agroecosystems  

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Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Agroecosystems A New Conservation Paradigm Ivette Perfectoa areas of the world. Although most ecologists con- cerned with biodiversity conservation would agree. This conclusion has major consequences for biodiversity con- servation in fragmented tropical forests

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Relationships between forest management policies and outdoor recreation opportunities supplied on private forest lands in East Texas  

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RKLAT10NSHIPS BET( EEN FOyugST K'. NAGENENT POLICIES AND OUTDOOR P"CREATION OPPORTUNITIES SUPPLIED ON PRIVATE FOREST IJNDS IN EAST TEXAS A Thcsi. s RENNETIi NAFNE PRESTR13GE Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas A&N Un i ve rs ity... in partial fulfillment of the require sents for the degree of BASTER OF SCIENCF, Nay 1968 Najor Subject: Range Sc! ence (Recreation and Parks) RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FOREST MANAGEMENT POLICIES AND OUTDOOR RECREATION OPPORTUNITIES SUPPLIED ON PRIVATE...

Prestridge, Kenneth Wayne

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Measuring biodiversity and sustainable management in forests and agricultural landscapes  

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...use independent assessment at stand level Center for International...of an on-farm assessment tool. Report...Ann Arbor, MI: Center for Sustainable...of practice for industrial tropical tree plantations. In Center for International...

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Urban Forest Management Plan Samuel O. Oludunfe, BSF  

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#101, ISA #WE5889A, State Urban Forester, California Dept. of Forestry & Fire Protection; Charles E Conservation Policies 15 4.2.1. Tree Inventory 15 4.2.2. Tree Pruning and Tree Removal 20 4.2.3. Protection as "...the sustained planning, planting, protection, maintenance, and care of trees, forests, greenspace

Tsien, Roger Y.

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Multiple interest accommodation in African forest management projects: between pragmatism and theoretical coherence  

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In the past in Africa, state forest administration took nominal control of local forest management from rural populations. This control, based on a European concept of management, gradually deteriorated and the methods of classical forest management are no longer suited to existing conditions. This has led to a need for processes to accommodate multiple interests. Funding agencies, firms, NGOs and governments have tried different participatory approaches in their forest projects. In this evolution, social sciences have been absent or overshadowed by other disciplines. Too often, the coherence of social science has been replaced with anecdotal pragmatism. We therefore investigated the contributions of collective action theories. From this analysis, we propose a framework for analysing accommodation in forest management projects at different stages (objective setting, context identification, appraisal, implementation and evaluation). We applied the Multiple Interest Accommodation Assessment (MIAA) framework to forestry projects and environmental policies in nine African countries. Using this framework to compare these experiences, we identified key issues for the MIAA processes in complex forest management situations.

Martine Antona; Didier Babin

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Framework for Assessing Collaborative Capacity in Community-Based Public Forest Management  

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Increasingly, agency managers and local stakeholders are utilizing collaborative approaches to address publicA Framework for Assessing Collaborative Capacity in Community-Based Public Forest Management Antony Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 Abstract Community-based collaborative groups involved in public natural

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139USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-158. 1995. The Role of Fire in Ecosystem Management1  

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in ecosystem management? What is Ecosystem Management? Ecosystem management emphasizes an ecological approach to resource stewardship. It is a holistic approach to natural resource management that attempts to manage139USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-158. 1995. The Role of Fire in Ecosystem Management1

Standiford, Richard B.

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Ecophysiology of forest and savanna vegetation  

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Lowland vegetation of tropical South AmericaAn overview, instate for tropical South America, Geophys. Res. Lett. , 30(dry seasonal forests of South America, Ann. Mo. Bot. Gard. ,

Lloyd, J.; Goulden, M. L.; Ometto, J. P.; Patino, S.; Fyllas, N. M.; Quesada, C. A.

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Modest carbon price could save Borneo forests: study Reuters, 4 June 2009 -Tropical forests in Borneo under threat of conversion to palm oil  

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in Borneo under threat of conversion to palm oil plantations could be more profitable left standing threat of being converted to oil palm plantations. "They are not meant to be clearing forest for palm oil development. It's pretty clear that forests are being felled for oil palm," said Venter, a conservation

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Variation in physiological responses of forest trees to disturbance: implications for future forest carbon and management  

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in the frequency of disturbances such as drought in the Midwestern U.S. The oak ecosystems of eastern Kansas and the mixed oak-hickory forests of northwest Arkansas have experienced high levels of climatic variability in the past 5 decades, which have influenced...

Reed, Alexis S.

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Research Brief for Forest Managers Matthew Hurteau1  

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thinning and/or prescribed burning to reduce both tree density and surface fuel loads. There are several residue and milling waste, the treatment's consumption of fossil fuels and a reduction in C stocks Forest we quantified the carbon consequences of different levels of thinning and burning treatments

North, Malcolm

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Palos Park Forest Preserve Site (A  

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Palos Park Forest Preserve Site (A Palos Park Forest Preserve Site (A Plot M) - IL 04 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: Palos Park Forest Preserve Site (A/Plot M) (IL.04 ) Designated Name: Alternate Name: Location: Evaluation Year: Site Operations: Site Disposition: Radioactive Materials Handled: Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: Radiological Survey(s): Site Status: Also see Site A/Plot M, Illinois, Decommissioned Reactor Site Documents Related to Palos Park Forest Preserve Site (A/Plot M) Surveillance of Site A and Plot M Report for 2011. ANL-12/01 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M Report for 2007 Environment, Safety, and Health/Quality Assurance Oversight Division Surveillance of Site A and Plot M Report for 2009. ANL-10/01. April 2010 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management Environmental

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BIOTROPICA 38(2): 267271 2006 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2006.00125.x Comparison Between Two Methods for Measuring Fruit Production in a Tropical Forest1  

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for Measuring Fruit Production in a Tropical Forest1 Angela Parrado-Rosselli2 Institute of Biodiversity´a, Colombia ABSTRACT We compared fruiting data derived simultaneously from fruit traps placed on the ground the canopy-surveyed plots were higher than fruit-trap estimates. Fruiting patterns obtained throughout both

Machado, Jose-Luis

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Carbon accumulation in the biomass and soil of different aged secondary forests in the humid tropics of Costa Rica  

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it mainly in hard biomass (wood) with a slow turnover rate of 14­19 years for native forests in ChileCarbon accumulation in the biomass and soil of different aged secondary forests in the humid Received in revised form 17 June 2011 Accepted 21 June 2011 Available online 23 July 2011 Keywords: Biomass

Rey Benayas, José María

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Managing Second-Growth Forests in the Redwood Region for Accelerated  

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Managing Second-Growth Forests in the Redwood Region for Accelerated Development of Marbled-growth stands so as to accelerate development of suitable nesting habitat. We conducted a scientific review region, and silvicultural principles for accelerating development of late-successional structural

Standiford, Richard B.

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Patterns of water and heat flux across a biome gradient from tropical forest to savanna in Brazil  

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stricto) in southeast Brasil, Biota Neotropica, 2(1). (forest of Mato Grosso, Brasil, Water Resour. Res. , 38(6),de Meteorol. , Bras?lia, DF, Brasil. Miller, S. D. , M. L.

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Forest Carbon ? Sustaining an Important Climate Service  

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Drought * Invasives GROWTH RATE * Forest Type * Site * Age * Management Drivers of Forest Carbon Sequestration Changing Forests...Enduring Values Changing Forests...Enduring Values...

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Managing watershed services of tropical forests and plantations: can meta-analyses help?  

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is also relevant to reservoirs for drinking water or hydroelectricity production (Guo et al., 2000). Over

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Ecotoxicology of tropical marine ecosystems  

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The negative effects of chemical contaminants on tropical marine ecosystems are of increasing concern as human populations expand adjacent to these communities. Watershed streams and ground water carry a variety of chemicals from agricultural, industrial, and domestic activities, while winds and currents transport pollutants from atmospheric and oceanic sources to these coastal ecosystems. The implications of the limited information available on impacts of chemical stressors on mangrove forests, seagrass meadows, and coral reefs are discussed in the context of ecosystem management and ecological risk assessment. Three classes of pollutants have received attention: heavy metals, petroleum, and synthetic organics. Heavy metals have been detected in all three ecosystems, causing physiological stress, reduced reproductive success, and outright mortality in associated invertebrates and fishes. Oil spills have been responsible for the destruction of entire coastal shallow-water communities, with recovery requiring years. Herbicides are particularly detrimental to mangroves and seagrasses and adversely affect the animal-algal symbioses in corals. Pesticides interfere with chemical cues responsible for key biological processes, including reproduction and recruitment of a variety of organisms. Information is lacking with regard to long-term recovery, indicator species, and biomarkers for tropical communities. Critical areas that are beginning to be addressed include the development of appropriate benchmarks for risk assessment, baseline monitoring criteria, and effective management strategies to protect tropical marine ecosystems in the face of mounting anthropogenic disturbance.

Peters, E.C. [Tetra Tech, Inc., Fairfax, VA (United States); Gassman, N.J.; Firman, J.C. [Univ. of Miami, FL (United States). Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; Richmond, R.H. [Univ. of Guam, Mangilao (Guam). Marine Lab.; Power, E.A. [EVS Environment Consultants, Ltd., North Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

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MARCH/APRIL 2010, VOL. 86, NO. 2 --THE FORESTRY CHRONICLE 1 Protected areas and sustainable forest management  

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management: What are we talking about? by Peter N. Duinker1, Yolanda F. Wiersma2, Wolfgang Haider3, Glen T (Wiersma at al. 2010). One of the main objectives of our study was to engage interested forest stakeholders

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A review of decision-making approaches to handle uncertainty and risk in adaptive forest management under climate change  

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This review paper provides an overview of approaches to which we may resort for handling the complex decision problems involving uncertainty and risk that climate change implies for forest managers. Modelling ...

Rasoul Yousefpour; Jette Bredahl Jacobsen

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Diagnosis & Correction of Soil Nutrient Limitations in Intensively managed southern pine forests  

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Forest productivity is one manner to sequester carbon and it is a renewable energy source. Likewise, efficient use of fertilization can be a significant energy savings. To date, site-specific use of fertilization for the purpose of maximizing forest productivity has not been well developed. Site evaluation of nutrient deficiencies is primarily based on empirical approaches to soil testing and plot fertilizer tests with little consideration for soil water regimes and contributing site factors. This project uses mass flow diffusion theory in a modeling context, combined with process level knowledge of soil chemistry, to evaluate nutrient bioavailability to fast-growing juvenile forest stands growing on coastal plain Spodosols of the southeastern U.S. The model is not soil or site specific and should be useful for a wide range of soil management/nutrient management conditions. In order to use the model, field data of fast-growing southern pine needed to be measured and used in the validation of the model. The field aspect of the study was mainly to provide data that could be used to verify the model. However, we learned much about the growth and development of fast growing loblolly. Carbon allocation patterns, root shoot relationships and leaf area root relationships proved to be new, important information. The Project Objectives were to: (1) Develop a mechanistic nutrient management model based on the COMP8 uptake model. (2) Collect field data that could be used to verify and test the model. (3) Model testing.

University of Florida

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Changes in forest land use and management in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, 19902010, with a focus on the Danum Valley region  

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...project under the management of Yayasan Sabah...uses several approaches to achieve its...providing the science to underpin...sustainable forest management and restoration...progressive approach to forest conservation...sustainable management and restoration...world-class rainforest science. Endnotes 1...

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Social choice theory and its applications in sustainable forest managementa review  

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Important decisions of mankind have for centuries been made using voting techniques, both in small groups and in nationwide elections. Currently, involvement of public in forestry decision making is seen as an important part of sustainable forest management, both as a means to an end and as an end in itself. In public participatory processes, issues such as fairness, representativity, and transparency are important, as well as in any election. Therefore, it is natural to utilise the achievements of voting theory also in decision support for sustainable forest management. In this article, first a review of basic voting techniques is given, along with some new techniques involving elements of fuzziness or randomness. Second, modifications of voting for multicriteria decision aid are presented and, finally, applications of voting to natural resources management are described. The applicability of voting approaches to the group decision support and participatory planning of forestry are discussed. The most significant advantages of voting methods for this kind of decision support processes were found to be their ability to deal with ordinal preferences of decision makers and ordinal evaluation data on alternatives. In addition, voting methods are comprehensive and easy to interpret. This makes the decision support process transparent and quick and convenient to implement even with large groups of people, and via information networks.

Annika Kangas; Sanna Laukkanen; Jyrki Kangas

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Estimating the benefits of recreation-oriented management in state-owned commercial forests in Finland: A choice experiment  

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Abstract As forestlands provide a variety of environmental services, the management of forest resources is a matter of public concern. In the present case of state-owned commercial forests in Finland, legislation requires specific management practices to enhance recreational benefits free of charge to the public. This choice experiment considers Finnish people's valuation of the recreation-oriented management of state-owned commercial forests to evaluate whether the recreational benefits produced justify the related loss of profits from timber sales. We focus on three management attributes: scenic buffer zones along lakes and rivers, habitats for game birds, and the quality of scenery as reflected by the frequency of clear-cut areas along hiking trails. Marginal willingness-to-pay (WTP) effects for the attributes are estimated with random parameters logit models specified in the WTP space, while preference-space models are used to estimate in physical terms the attribute levels that maximize the benefits to the public. Despite regional differences in preferences, people in all parts of Finland valued the current recreation-oriented management of state-owned commercial forests considerably. Nationwide, the aggregate benefits of recreation-enhancing management clearly exceeded the estimated opportunity costs. The most preferred levels of management attributes were slightly above the current levels, suggesting an increase in the provision of recreational services when not considering the associated costs.

Artti Juutinen; Anna-Kaisa Kosenius; Ville Ovaskainen

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Regeneration of mixed conifer forests under group tree selection harvest management in western Bhutan Himalayas  

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Group selection tree harvest has been proposed as an ecologically sustainable silvicultural technique in mixed conifer forests of the western Bhutan Himalayas. To evaluate this silvicultural technique, we studied the ecological consequences of a group selection tree harvest in mixed conifer forests by assessing 127 circular plots (71 in logged and 56 in unlogged stands) in two forest management units (FMUs). Tree species composition and diversity were similar between logged and unlogged stands. Seedling density and height growth vary by species and were influenced by logging and microsites, with generally taller seedlings found in the logged versus unlogged stands. Early successional shade-intolerant species colonized logged stands. Seedlings growing on bare soil scarified by harvesting had medium vigour while seedlings growing on bryophyte mats showed good vigour in both logged and unlogged stands. Moist sites with a northerly aspect supported profuse conifer seedling regeneration, compared to sites with a dry southerly aspect. Damage to conifer seedlings from herbivore browsing was minimal. Conifer seedling density and height growth was negatively affected by competition from herbaceous vegetation, most notably Salvia officinalis. Group selection tree harvest in southern dry exposures in spruce-dominated stands is silviculturally unsuitable because it alters tree succession.

Mani Ram Moktan; Georg Gratzer; William H. Richards; Tek Bahadur Rai; Dawa Dukpa; Kinley Tenzin

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Regeneration and structure of mixed conifer forests under single-tree harvest management in the western Bhutan Himalayas  

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We examined the regeneration and structure of mixed conifer forests under single-tree harvest management in western Bhutan. Sixteen 900m2 (30mנ30m) plots were sampled at four Forest Management Units (FMUs; Chamgang, Gidakom, Paro-Zonglela, and Haa-East) representing the forest type, including half the plots in single-tree harvest stands and half in unlogged stands. In addition, we solicited information on traditional forest management practices from informants using survey questionnaires and collected tree species data from felling records from respective local forest offices. Rural timber demand is concentrated on the removal of straight and well-formed bluepine trees for beams, planks, and scaffolding. Single-tree harvest, however, has not significantly altered stand structures from unlogged stands. Similarly, tree regeneration is not different when comparing single-tree harvest and unlogged stands, except at Chamgang FMU, where seedling densities were generally higher in harvested stands than in unlogged stands. These results indicate that single-tree harvest is not detrimental to regeneration and utilization of mixed conifer forests in western Bhutan.

Mani Ram Moktan; Georg Gratzer; William H. Richards; Tek Bahadur Rai; Dawa Dukpa

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Forest Ecology and Management 261 (2011) 162168 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect  

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-stressed mixed-conifer and ponderosa pine forests, Arizona, USA Joseph L. Ganey , Scott C. Vojta US Forest to 2002 in mixed-conifer forest and 74% greater in ponderosa pine forest. Extent of mortality was spa) increased by approximately 53 and 65% in mixed-conifer and ponderosa pine forests, respectively, from 2002

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Colorado Statewide Forest Resource Assessment  

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Colorado Statewide Forest Resource Assessment A Foundation for Strategic Discussion and Implementation of Forest Management in Colorado #12;Acknowledgements The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS, for providing leadership and oversight throughout the development of Colorado's Statewide Forest Resource

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121

Managing novel forest ecosystems: understanding the past and present to build a resilient future  

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dynamics of a mixed conifer forest landscape in the northernfire effects in a mixed conifer forest. Fire Ecology 5: 116-of a Sequoia mixed conifer forest. Ecology 60: Kitzberger,

Krasnow, Kevin

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122

Integration of Management Measures for Bioenergy Production from Spatial and Temporal Perspectives in a Forest Regionthe Case of Finland  

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The utilization and management of forest resources in the short term are dependent on the available resources in a region, which may not have been managed for bioenergy production. In the long term, the...

Antti Kilpelinen; Mitch Baker

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Analysis of Primary Stakeholders Participation in Forest Resources Management: The Case of the Krokosua Hills Forest Reserve, Ghana.  

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??Ghanas forest resources are vital for the countrys sustainable development and various forestry reform initiatives have been implemented to improve governance in the forestry sector. (more)

Adams, Marshall Alhassan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-203. 2007. 55 Integrating Stand Density Management With  

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that guide project design are essentially characterized by a canopy cover lower limit. Depending on landUSDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-203. 2007. 55 Integrating Stand Density Management fuels is possible and can be smoothly integrated with most fuel reduction proposed actions. This paper

Standiford, Richard B.

125

The Implementation of Vegetation Management Projects on U.S. Forest Service Lands: The Big Eddy-Ostrander Vegetation Project on the Mt. Hood National Forest  

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Publisher Summary Utility forestry has become a primary maintenance issue for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) since August 10, 1996, western United States outage. This issue has been sustained by the massive power outage caused by tree outages in the summer of 2003 in the northeastern United States. One of the responses to the 1996 event by the Bonneville Power Administration was to develop a programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the transmission system. The goal of the EIS was to develop a strategy and provide a clear path for managers to implement environmental analysis when developing powerline vegetation management programs on BPA rights-of-way that cross in the Pacific Northwest. The Big Eddy-Ostrander project initiated on U.S. Forest Service lands, proposed the use of herbicides using the EIS as the analysis guide. As a cooperative project with the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service to control noxious weeds, many items needed to be worked out. These items included: the determination of who was the lead agency for the project, what formats should be used for environmental documents, who could appeal the process, and what did each agency want to see during the environmental analysis process. The end result of the process was that in the summer of 2003, BPA made the first herbicide treatment for vegetation management on the right-of way located in the Zig Zag Ranger District in over 20 years.

William T. Erickson

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Marketing of Tropical Hardwood Wood Products from Ghana  

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Marketing of Tropical Hardwood Wood Products from Ghana: An Exploratory Study Kofi Poku Richard Vlosky Forest Products Marketing Program Louisiana Forest Products Laboratory Louisiana State University Agricultural Center #12;Overview · Background - the forest of Ghana · Current forest industry and market

127

Carbon emissions and sequestration in forests: Case studies from seven developing countries. Volume 4: Mexico: Draft  

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Estimates of carbon emissions from deforestation in Mexico are derived for the year 1985 and for two contrasting scenarios in 2025. Carbon emissions are calculated through an in-depth review of the existing information on forest cover deforestation mtes and area affected by forest fires as well as on forests` carbon-related biological characteristics. The analysis covers both tropical -- evergreen and deciduous -- and temperate -- coniferous and broadleaf -- closed forests. Emissions from the forest sector are also compared to those from energy and industry. Different policy options for promoting the sustainable management of forest resources in the country are discussed. The analysis indicates that approximately 804,000 hectares per year of closed forests suffered from major perturbations in the mid 1980`s in Mexico, leading to an annual deforestation mte of 668,000 hectares. Seventy five percent of total deforestation is concentrated in tropical forests. The resulting annual carbon balance is estimated in 53.4 million tons per year, and the net committed emissions in 45.5 million tons or 41% and 38%, respectively, of the country`s total for 1985--87. The annual carbon balance from the forest sector in 2025 is expected to decline to 16.5 million tons in the low emissions scenario and to 22.9 million tons in the high emissions scenario. Because of the large uncertainties in some of the primary sources of information, the stated figures should be taken as preliminary estimates.

Makundi, W.; Sathaye, J. [eds.] [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States); Cerutti, O.M.; Ordonez, M.J.; Minjarez, R.D. [Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City (Mexico) Centro de Ecologia

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Carbon emissions and sequestration in forests: Case studies from seven developing countries  

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Estimates of carbon emissions from deforestation in Mexico are derived for the year 1985 and for two contrasting scenarios in 2025. Carbon emissions are calculated through an in-depth review of the existing information on forest cover deforestation mtes and area affected by forest fires as well as on forests' carbon-related biological characteristics. The analysis covers both tropical -- evergreen and deciduous -- and temperate -- coniferous and broadleaf -- closed forests. Emissions from the forest sector are also compared to those from energy and industry. Different policy options for promoting the sustainable management of forest resources in the country are discussed. The analysis indicates that approximately 804,000 hectares per year of closed forests suffered from major perturbations in the mid 1980's in Mexico, leading to an annual deforestation mte of 668,000 hectares. Seventy five percent of total deforestation is concentrated in tropical forests. The resulting annual carbon balance is estimated in 53.4 million tons per year, and the net committed emissions in 45.5 million tons or 41% and 38%, respectively, of the country's total for 1985--87. The annual carbon balance from the forest sector in 2025 is expected to decline to 16.5 million tons in the low emissions scenario and to 22.9 million tons in the high emissions scenario. Because of the large uncertainties in some of the primary sources of information, the stated figures should be taken as preliminary estimates.

Makundi, W.; Sathaye, J. (eds.) (Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)); Cerutti, O.M.; Ordonez, M.J.; Minjarez, R.D. (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City (Mexico) Centro de Ecologia)

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adaptive forest management Sample Search...  

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STAKEHOLDERS NOAA's National Climatic Data... and emergency planners Forest industry, real estate ... Source: Collection: Environmental Sciences and Ecology ; Geosciences 14...

130

White Pine in the Northern Forests: An Ecological and Management History of White Pine on the Bad River Reservation of Wisconsin  

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White Pine in the Northern Forests: An Ecological and Management History of White Pine on the Bad-ADAMS, NANCY LANGSTON, AND DAVID J.MLADENOFF white pine inthe northern forests: AN ECOLOGICAL AND MANAGEMENTHISTORY OF WHITE PINE ON THE BAD RIVERRESERVATIONOF WISCONSIN ABSTRACT This essay examines eastern white

Langston, Nancy

131

EIS-0442: Reauthorization of Permits, Maintenance, and Vegetation Management on Western Area Power Administration Transmission Lines on Forest Service Lands, Colorado, Nebraska, and Utah  

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This EIS is being prepared jointly by DOEs Western Area Power Administration and the U.S. Forest Service. The EIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of Westerns proposed changes to vegetation management along its transmission line rights-of-way on National Forest System lands in Colorado, Utah, and Nebraska.

132

Tropical forests: Include Congo basin  

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... 478, 378381; 2011). But their meta-analysis of 138 studies overlooks the Congo basin, the second-largest continuous area of rainforest in the world; moreover, only ... the lack of recent and accessible legacy data for this region. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which contains 98 million hectares of rainforest (60% of the ...

Hans Verbeeck; Pascal Boeckx; Kathy Steppe

2011-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

133

Three essays on private landowners' response to incentives for carbon sequestration through forest management and afforestation.  

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??This dissertation consists of three essays on private landowners' response to incentives for carbon sequestration in forests. The first essay examines private landowner response to (more)

Kim, Taeyoung

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Journal of Tropical Ecology (2008) 24:918. Copyright 2008 Cambridge University Press doi:10.1017/S0266467407004695 Printed in the United Kingdom  

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dynamics: a cross-site comparison in four lowland tropical forests Margaret R. Metz,1 , Liza S. Comita, Yu

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135

Position Title: Forest Manager University Classification: Research Fellow (9703)/Research Associate (9702)  

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of Operations (40%) Design and layout timber sales, administer sale contracts and conduct harvesting and stand, publications and electronic outputs with research led by the Director of Operations. 3. Conduct forest Associate (9702) Position Number: 257246 Supervisor: Director of Operations Overview: The Forest

Weiblen, George D

136

Getting Our Feet Wet: Water Management at Mt. Laguna in Cleveland National Forest  

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Regional Water Management National Environmental Policy ActWaterConservation? Australasian Journal of Environmental ManagementWaterConservation? Australasian Journal of Environmental Management

Mumby, William Cade

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Biological sources and sinks of methane in tropical habitats and tropical atmospheric chemistry. Doctoral thesis  

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The contents of this study include: two methods for measuring methane emission from a tropical lake; methane emission by bubbling from Gatun Lake, Panama; methane emission from wetlands in central Panama; consumption of atmospheric methane in soils of central Panama: effects of agricultural development; a seasonal study of soil-atmosphere methane, carbon dioxide, and 222Rn flux in a tropical moist forest; and the effects of tropical deforestation on global and regional atmospheric chemistry.

Keller, M.M.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Cost-efficient conservation strategies for boreal forest biodiversity.  

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??Long and intensive forest management has made conservation measures in the forest landscape necessary to maintain forest biodiversity. The most common measure is to set (more)

Perhans, Karin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Quantifying And Predicting Wood Quality Of Loblolly And Slash Pine Under Intensive Forest Management Final Technical Report  

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The forest industry will increasingly rely on fast-growing intensively managed southern pine plantations to furnish wood and fiber. Intensive silvicultural practices, including competition control, stand density control, fertilization, and genetic improvement are yielding tremendous gains in the quantity of wood production from commercial forest land. How these technologies affect wood properties was heretofore unknown, although there is concern about the suitability of fast-grown wood for traditional forest products. A four year study was undertaken to examine the effects of these intensive practices on the properties of loblolly and slash pine wood by applying a common sampling method over 10 existing field experiments. Early weed control gets young pines off to a rapid start, often with dramatically increased growth rates. This response is all in juvenile wood however, which is low in density and strength. Similar results are found with early Nitrogen fertilization at the time of planting. These treatments increase the proportion of juvenile wood in the tree. Later, mid-rotation fertilization with Nitrogen and Phosphorus can have long term (4-8 year) growth gains. Slight reductions in wood density are short-lived (1-2 years) and occur while the tree is producing dense, stiff mature wood. Impacts of mid-rotation fertilization on wood properties for manufacturing are estimated to be minimal. Genetic differences are evident in wood density and other properties. Single family plantings showed somewhat more uniform properties than bulk improved or unimproved seedlots. Selection of genetic sources with optimal wood properties may counter some of the negative impacts of intensive weed control and fertilization. This work will allow forest managers to better predict the effects of their practices on the quality of their final product.

Richard F. Daniels; Alexander Clark III

2006-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

140

Ecological responses to El Nioinduced surface fires in central Brazilian Amazonia: management implications for flammable tropical forests  

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...hauled from the felling site on hand carts, or less fre- quently by oxen. Because...2000), and, perhaps owing to greater hydraulic stress (Midgley 2003) or increased...2003 Is bigger better in plants? The hydraulic costs of increasing size in trees. Trends...

Jos Barlow; Carlos A. Peres

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Biogeochemistry of the Western Gulf Coastal Plain as Impacted by Forest Management  

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Plantation forestry is central to supplying the global demand for forest products and sustainable production will rely on information regarding the effects of disturbance on soil biogeochemistry. The extent of ecosystem disturbance will dictate...

Foote, Julie

2014-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

142

Nutrients: Use of Forest Fertilization and Nutrient Efficient Genotypes to Manage Nutrient Stress in Conifer Stands  

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Growth responses to fertilizers by many tree species across a wide range of stand and site conditions indicate that suboptimal nutrition frequently limits forest productivity. Much of the increase in stemwood ...

J. L. Troth; R. G. Campbell; H. L. Allen

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Sustainable Forest Management: Monitoring and Verification of Greenhouse Gases  

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biomass and soil C density, cf natural and plantation forests and increasing storage in durable woodplantation, degraded land) Wood harvest and enduse Root Biomassplantation wood a significant fuel for utility electricity generation will require higher biomass

Sathaye Ed., Jayant; Makundi Ed., Willy; Goldberg Ed., Beth; Andrasko Ed., Ken; Sanchez Ed., Arturo

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

Re-examining fire severity relations in pre-management era mixed conifer forests: inferences from landscape patterns of forest structure  

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For some time, ecologists have known that spatial patterns of forest structure reflected disturbance and recovery history, disturbance ... gradients. In spite of this awareness, historical forest structure has be...

Paul F. Hessburg; R. Brion Salter; Kevin M. James

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Emerging forest regimes and livelihoods in the Tano Offin Forest Reserve, Ghana: Implications for social safeguards  

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Abstract Greater attention for law enforcement resulting from new forest governance initiatives may make livelihoods of people living in or near protected areas in the tropics more vulnerable due to restricted access and competing claims. This paper aims to provide a deeper insight into the livelihoods of inhabitants of the Tano Offin Globally Significant Biodiversity Area (GSBA) in Ghana's high forest zone and how these are becoming under greater pressure. It assesses the governance implications of the implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) under the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan of the European Union and projects within the framework of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation plus (REDD+), with a focus on the need for social safeguards. The study shows that the inhabitants of admitted villages in \\{GSBAs\\} already have few legal livelihood options due to restricted access to the forest, which results in competing claims among resource users and with forest managers. Stronger law enforcement resulting from the FLEGT/VPA to combat illegal logging and the Ghana Forestry Commission's consideration to include \\{GSBAs\\} in its REDD+programme is likely to further restrict inhabitants' access to forest resources, with the result being increasing competition for scarce resources. Social safeguards therefore need serious consideration when implementing new forest governance regimes. The authors argue that the politics of protected areas need to reconsider the position of the inhabitants by creating space to build a livelihood, paying them for taking care of nature or relocating them beyond the protected area. This might involve hard choices. What eventually is needed is a change towards interactive governance and adaptive co-management.

Mercy Derkyi; Mirjam A.F. Ros-Tonen; Boateng Kyereh; Ton Dietz

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Climate VISION: Private Sector Initiatives: Forest Products:...  

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GHG Information The forest products industry helps reduce greenhouse gases every day. We carefully manage forests that absorb carbon dioxide; manufacture products that store...

147

Understanding and managing leakage in forestbased greenhousegasmitigation projects  

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...Sectors: fossil fuel or biomass Leakage can occur in...emissions from some form of biomass (veg- etation, forests...g. vegetable oil, wood pulp, cacao, rice...discuss projects that use biomass to substitute for fossil-fuel-intensive...sector, while biomass plantations as a source of supply...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Forest Sensitivity to Elevated Atmospheric CO2 and its Relevance to Carbon Management Richard J. Norby  

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to these questions. In a closed-canopy deciduous forest in Oak Ridge3 (a sweetgum plantation), photosynthesis by the ecosystem (Figure 1). In the first #12;year of CO2 enrichment, aboveground stem biomass increased 33%, but in subsequent years the response of wood increment has been smaller and not significant. Instead, the extra C

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45USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-160. 1997. Management of OaksWithin the  

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,372,000 Oaks are also found as a stand component in many of the conifer forest types as well. Westside Ponderosa Pine, Sierrian Mixed Conifer, Klamath Mixed Conifer, and Douglas-fir forest all contain important and Tanoak/Madrone types along with the conifer forests on each National Forest. These ground-based sample

Standiford, Richard B.

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Summary of the Second College Grant Master Plan Dartmouth College owns and manages 27,000 acres of woodland in the Northern Forest region  

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President for Finance & Administration Larry Kelly, Associate Director of Real Estate Stacy Miller La, such as wilderness recreation, preservation of natural places and waters, and long-term sustainability of the Northern Forest. The management of the Grant shall be multiple-use in nature and provide for a sustainable

Lotko, William

151

Effects of Forest Management on Total Biomass Production and CO2 Emissions from use of Energy Biomass of Norway Spruce and Scots Pine  

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The aim of this study was to analyze the effects of forest management on the total biomass production (t ha-1a-1) and CO2 emissions (kg CO2 MWh-1) from use of energy biomass of Norway spruce and Scots pine grown ...

Johanna Routa; Seppo Kellomki; Harri Strandman

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

IUFRO Landscape Ecology Working Group International Conference, 2127 September, 2010 Bragana, Symposium 7: A landscape approach to sustainable forest management: the  

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IUFRO Landscape Ecology Working Group International Conference, 2127 September, 2010 Bragança, Portugal Symposium 7: A landscape approach to sustainable forest management: the challenge to adaptive the resulting impacts on land use and biota, the option of adapting land use and landscapes to mitigate

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153

MixedConifer Forests in Southwest Colorado  

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April 2010 Mixed­Conifer Forests in Southwest Colorado A Summary of Existing Knowledge and Considerations for Restoration and Management #12;Mixed Conifer Forests in Southwest Colorado 1Mixed-Conifer Forests in Southwest Colorado 1 ABOUT THE COLORADO FOREST RESTORATION INSTITUTE The Colorado Forest

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327USDA Forest Service Gen.Tech.Rep. PSW-GTR-166. 1998. Effective management of forest resources requires access to current and consistent geospatial information  

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on Air Pollution and Climate Change Effects on Forest Ecosystems, February 5-9, 1996, Riverside. Comparison of images acquired several days or several years apart can assist in deter- mining changes

Standiford, Richard B.

155

Changes in the use and management of forests for abating carbon emissions: issues and challenges under the Kyoto Protocol  

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...establishing plantations on non-forested...sustainably grown wood for energy intensive...quantities of biomass, which converts...Establishment of fuel-wood plantations can reduce impacts...outlook for future wood supply from forest plantations. Working paper...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Forest Monitoring for Action (FORMA) | Open Energy Information  

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Forest Monitoring for Action (FORMA) Forest Monitoring for Action (FORMA) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Forest Monitoring for Action (FORMA) Agency/Company /Organization: Center for Global Development Sector: Land, Climate Focus Area: Forestry Topics: GHG inventory, Resource assessment Resource Type: Maps Website: www.cgdev.org/section/initiatives/_active/forestmonitoringforactionfor Cost: Free Forest Monitoring for Action (FORMA) Screenshot References: FORMA[1] "Forest Monitoring for Action (FORMA) uses freely available satellite data to generate rapidly updated online maps of tropical forest clearing, providing useful information for local and national forest conservation programs, as well as international efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions by paying to keep forests intact."

157

Market-based Certification and Management of Non-Timber Forest Products in Bhutan  

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-6008, Japan Tel: +81-3-3593-5500 Fax: +81-3-3593-5571 URL: www.adbi.org E-mail: info@adbi.org © 2008 Asian scheme to improve the resource management and processing of lemongrass in poor households in Eastern that the organic certification has a direct impact on income generation of participating households (distillers

158

Predictable waves of sequential forest degradation and biodiversity loss spreading from an African city  

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- tainably reducing carbon storage and biodiversity. biodiversity conservation | carbon emissions | reducing, wood production, and biodiversity conservation. The impacts of individual forms of tropical forestPredictable waves of sequential forest degradation and biodiversity loss spreading from an African

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Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management Oregon State University, 280 Peavy Hall, Corvallis, Oregon 97331-8615  

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such as ecosystem services, climate change, forest certification, and natural disturbances. It is expected) Good interpersonal and communication skills enabling collaboration with a broad spectrum of students

160

Massachusetts Landowner Participation in Forest Management Programs for Carbon Sequestration: an Ordered Logit Analysis of Ratings Data.  

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??The Family Forest Research Center recently conducted a mail survey of about 1,400 Massachusetts landowners. Respondents were given questions about themselves and their land and (more)

Dickinson, Brenton J

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Selecting a Consulting Forester  

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Landowners often need professional help after a weather-related disaster has damaged timber stands. A consulting forester can help a landowner develop management strategies that fit the landowner's objectives. This publication includes a checklist...

Taylor, Eric; Foster, C. Darwin

2005-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

162

Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-101 Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 1987.  

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development of many forest communities will lead to an extended transformation into highly flammable fire prevailing forest types in tropical and subtropical Asia. Relevant concepts of future wildland fire land accounted for 410 x 10 6 ha (FAO 1985). In most countries of the humid and dry tropics

Standiford, Richard B.

163

HydrologyWithin Tropical Natural Forests  

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are (1) the effect of the vegetation canopy on the magnitude and distribution of rainfall reaching described as "latent heat flux" or simply "evaporation" (Penman and Schofield 1951). Rainfall received and transport within watersheds. · River behavior (including nutrient and carbon losses). When compared

Chappell, Nick A

164

The Tropical Forests of Hampshire1  

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... . This is the significant fact that the entire marine fauna was completely changed. By inis 1 mean that we have in the London clay a fauna that migrated away, ...

1877-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

165

Tropical Africa: Calculated Actual Aboveground Live Biomass in Open and  

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Calculated Actual Aboveground Live Biomass in Open and Calculated Actual Aboveground Live Biomass in Open and Closed Forests (1980) image Brown, S., and G. Gaston. 1996. Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and Carbon Estimates For 1980. ORNL/CDIAC-92, NDP-055. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. More Maps Land Use Maximum Potential Biomass Density Area of Closed Forests (By Country) Mean Biomass of Closed Forests (By Country) Area of Open Forests (By Country) Mean Biomass of Open Forests (By County) Percent Forest Cover (By Country) Total Forest Biomass (By Country) Population Density - 1990 (By Administrative Unit) Population Density - 1980 (By Administrative Unit) Population Density - 1970 (By Administrative Unit) Population Density - 1960 (By Administrative Unit)

166

Carbon Sequestration and Turnover in Semiarid Savannas and Dry Forest  

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Data on carbon and biomass budgets under different land use in tropical savannas and some dry forests are reviewed. Global data show wide ranges of biomass carbon stocks (20-150 Mg C ha-1), net primary product...

H. Tiessen; C. Feller; E.V.S.B. Sampaio; P. Garin

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Water relations of five tropical tree species on Barro Colorado Island, Panama  

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Diurnal curves of xylem pressure potential (P) and leaf conductance (C) were measured for five tree species of the lowland tropical forest on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Measurements were taken just before and...

Ned Fetcher

168

IMPACT OF FOREST CERTIFICATION: FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF FOREST CONCESSIONAIRES' STAFFS  

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-ICM 2011- PROCEEDING 1512 #12;to combat deforestation and forest degradation due to bad forest, a number of efforts to combat deforestation and forest degradation due to the bad management of forest is compliance with social, economic and environmental sustainability principles. This paper analyses the impact

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Air pollutants effects on forest ecosystems  

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This book presents the papers given at a conference on the effects of acid rain on forests. The conference was sponsored by the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP). Topics considered at the conference included the status of US research on acid deposition and its effects contributing factors to the decline of forests, evidence for effects on ecosystems, the effects of air pollutants on forest ecosystems in North America and Europe, forest management, and future scientific research programs and management approaches.

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Maintenance and Veg Management  

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Infrastructure projects Interconnection OASIS OATT Reauthorization of Transmission Line Permits, Maintenance and Vegetation Management on Forest Service Lands in Colorado,...

171

Third-Party Forest Certification in British Columbia  

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well-managed forests. The province is also a world leader in third-party sustainable forest management the programs differ, most promote sustainable forest management through principles, criteria and objectives consistent with government processes around the world. The BC Market Outreach Network prepared this fact

172

FOR341 Timber Harvesting and Forest Roads Spring 2009  

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Text: Water Quality BMPs (Best Management Practices) for Montana Forests Other readings as assigned management. Best management practices as they apply to forest operations in Montana and the western US, cost effectiveness, and environmental performance of forest road systems. · Upper Division Writing

Vonessen, Nikolaus

173

Can we predict carbon stocks in tropical ecosystems from tree diversity? Comparing species and functional  

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and functional diversity in a plantation and a natural forest Maria C. Ruiz-Jaen1 and Catherine Potvin1,2 1, functional trait diversity, functional traits, mixed-species plantations, Panama, species diversity, tree motivation to con- serve tropical forests and to design carbon-enriched plantations. Here, we examine

Bermingham, Eldredge

174

Tropical Timber Market Report Volume 15 Number 3, 1 15  

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Freight Index 20 Tropical Timber Price Trends 20 Top Story Clarification on Gabon log ban At a recent meeting with Gabon's Minister for Forests, executives of the country's timber industries were advised Clarification on Gabon log ban 2 Malaysia progresses with VPA 3 Plywood push in India 5 Call for lower import

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COMMUNITY FORESTRY 24 Chartered Forester  

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Forest Resource Assessment. The most recent one (2010) shows that although 80 per cent of the world- making, which in turn depend on community organisation, knowledge, power relations, external. They also train commune staff in technical forest management (Jeanrenaud, 2001). In Germany too

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S. Decout et al. 2010. Connectivity loss in human dominated landscape Forest Landscapes and Global Change-New Frontiers in Management, Conservation and Restoration. Proceedings of the IUFRO Landscape Ecology  

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Change-New Frontiers in Management, Conservation and Restoration. Proceedings of the IUFRO Landscape between forest and aquatic habitats for breeding. Face to the growing need for maintaining connectivity conservation and for the maintenance of natural ecosystems stability and integrity. Landscape connectivity

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177

Majoring in Forest Resources & Conservation  

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to business as appropriate for students interested in consulting, real estate or working for forest industry. The program emphasizes sustainable, multipleuse management and includes substantial field work and group

Watson, Craig A.

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The Energy Department Prepares for Tropical Storm Karen | Department of  

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The Energy Department Prepares for Tropical Storm Karen The Energy Department Prepares for Tropical Storm Karen The Energy Department Prepares for Tropical Storm Karen October 4, 2013 - 3:00pm Addthis Marissa Newhall Marissa Newhall Managing Editor, Energy.gov What does this mean for me? Follow the latest news on Tropical Storm Karen by visiting the FEMA blog. Stay up-to-date on energy delivery impacts by reading twice-daily situation reports from the Energy Department. Visit ready.gov for more information about emergency preparedness. Editor's note: As of Monday, October 7, 2013, Energy Department reporting about Tropical Storm Karen has concluded, and no additional situation reports will be posted. The Department of Energy (DOE) is working closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and in support of state and local

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Forest Landscape Description and  

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Forest Landscape Description and Inventories a basis for landplanning and design Pacific Southwest landscape description and inventories ­ a basis for land plan- ning and design. Berkeley, Calif., Pacific SW. Illustrates their application in two inventories made to aid managers and landscape architects in planning

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Property:SurfaceManager | Open Energy Information  

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SurfaceManager SurfaceManager Jump to: navigation, search Property Name SurfaceManager Property Type Page Pages using the property "SurfaceManager" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) A AZA-009168 + COCONINO NF + AZA-009169 + COCONINO NF + AZA-009170 + COCONINO NF + AZA-009171 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009172 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009173 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009174 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009175 + COCONINO NF + AZA-009176 + BUREAU OF LAND MGMT + AZA-009177 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009178 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009179 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009180 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009181 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009182 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009183 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009184 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009185 + FOREST SERVICE + AZA-009186 + COCONINO NF +

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Fuels Treatment for Mixed Conifer Forests Alexander M. Evans The Forest Guild, New Mexico zander@forestguild.org  

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#12;Fuels Treatment for Mixed Conifer Forests Authors Alexander M. Evans ­ The Forest Guild, New.forestguild.org i #12;Fuels Treatment for Mixed Conifer Forests ii Executive Summary The goal of this guide is to provide a resource for managers of mixed conifer forests of the Southwestern plateaus and uplands

Stephens, Scott L.

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USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-193. 2004. 115 Forest Stand Structure and Development  

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. It focuses on three forest types that comprise the bulk of the managed land base: mixed conifer, ponderosa disturbances probably holds, in principle, for Sierra Nevada forests as well as other Western coniferUSDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-193. 2004. 115 Forest Stand Structure and Development

Standiford, Richard B.

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Modeling Storm Water Runoff and Soil Interflow in a Managed Forest, Upper Coastal Plain of the Southeast US.  

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The Forest Service-Savannah River is conducting a hectare-scale monitoring and modeling study on forest productivity in a Short Rotation Woody Crop plantation at the Savannah River Site, which is on Upper Coastal Plain of South Carolina. Detailed surveys, i.e., topography, soils, vegetation, and dainage network, of small (2-5 ha) plots have been completed in a 2 square-km watershed draining to Fourmile Creek, a tributary of the Savannah River. We wish to experimentally determine the relative importance of interflow on water yield and water quality at this site. Interflow (shallow subsurface lateral flow) can short-circuit rainfall infiltration, preventing deep seepage and resulting in water and chemical residence times in the watershed much shorter than that if deep seepage were the sole component of infiltration. The soil series at the site (Wagram, Dothan, Fuquay, Ogeechee, and Vaucluse) each have a clay-rich B horizon of decimeter-scale thickness at depths of 1-2 m below surface. As interflow is affected by rainfall intensity and duration and soil properties such as porosity, permeability, and antecedent soil moisture, our calculations made using the Green and Ampt equation show that the intensity and duration of a storm event must be greater than about 3 cm per hour and 2 hours, respectively, in order to initiate interflow for the least permeable soils series (Vaucluse). Tabulated values of soil properties were used in these preliminary calculations. Simulations of the largest rainfall events from 1972-2002 data using the Green and Ampt equation provide an interflow: rainfall ratio of 0 for the permeable Wagram soil series (no interflow) compared to 0.46 for the less permeable Vaucluse soil series. These initial predictions will be compared to storm water hydrographs of interflow collected at the outflow point of each plot and refined using more detailed soil property measurements.

Callahan, T.J.; Cook, J.D.; Coleman, Mark D.; Amatya, Devendra M.; Trettin, Carl C.

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Topographic Variation in Structure of Mixed-Conifer Forests Under an Active-Fire Regime  

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Management efforts to promote forest resiliency as climate changes have often used historical forest structure and composition to provide general guidance for fuels reduction and forest restoration treatments. Ho...

Jamie Lydersen; Malcolm North

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extensions and evaluations of a general quantitative theory of forest structure and dynamics  

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macroecological datasets from several tropical forests. The close match between theoretical predictions and data factors, including disturbance, variation in branching architecture, asym- metric competition, resource distribution competitive thinning Understanding the key forces that shape the structure, function, and dynamics

Saleska, Scott

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431USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRSP13. 2000 Abstract.--Information and related literature on watershed manage-  

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. Web Site The Internet's World Wide Web (Web) is a major tech- nology transfer vehicle. The Web is a cost-effective way to transfer information between world regions that are chal- lenged by similar components. Each Web page has a search engine and a list of related Web sites on watershed management

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TREES, WOODS AND FORESTS  

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SCOTLAND'S TREES, WOODS AND FORESTS #12;2 SCOTLAND'S TREES, WOODS AND FORESTS2 #12;SCOTLAND'S TREES, WOODS AND FORESTS 3 CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 SCOTLAND'S FORESTS CHAPTER 2 FORESTS FOR PEOPLE CHAPTER 3 FORESTS SCOTLAND'S TREES, WOODS AND FORESTS #12;4 SCOTLAND'S TREES, WOODS AND FORESTS4 This booklet is written

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Evaluating undeveloped urban forest resources using color infrared imagery  

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, thereby putting increased pressure on undeveloped rural areas. With urban development expanding into rural areas (mostly non-industrial private forest land), resource managers need to examine existing forest resources and recommend methods of protection...

Snelgrove, Robert Todd

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Final Report: July 2007 Study 1: Timber Supply Future of Washington's Forest and Forest Industries Study Page 2  

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Final Report: July 2007 Study 1: Timber Supply Future of Washington's Forest and Forest Industries Ceder, Elaine Oneil, Jim McCarter, Hiroo Imaki, Alicia Sullivan Table of Contents Statement of Intent: ......................................................................................................................16 Westside Management Alternatives and Impacts

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http://earthtrends.wri.org/updates/node/156January 2007 Monthly Update: Forest Certification and the Path to Sustainable  

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and the Path to Sustainable Forest Management By Crystal Davis on Wednesday, February 7, 2007. Between 2000. Understanding Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Maintaining healthy forests--and the valuable goods and services they provide--will require widespread adoption of sustainable forest management (SFM) practices

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Forest Preserve Wildlife  

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Forest Preserve Wildlife Forest Preserve Wildlife Nature Bulletin No. 437-A December 11, 1971 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation FOREST PRESERVE WILDLIFE The Forest Preserve District now comprises about 62,512 acres of native landscape, mostly wooded, acquired and held as the statute prescribes: for the purpose of protecting the flora, fauna and scenic beauties in their natural state and condition as nearly as may be. It is a huge wildlife sanctuary wherein no weapon may be carried and no hunting, trapping or molestation of any mammal or bird is permitted. Aside from fish management, the wildlife has been left alone to work out its own systems of checks and balances. There has been no attempt to remove surplus populations; no control of any predator other than wild cats and dogs. None is needed. Dead or hollow trees have been allowed to stand, or lie where they fall, because they furnish homes for many kinds of wildlife and go back into the soil to maintain the health of the woodland. There has been considerable reforestation of open tracts formerly farmed and, in some areas, planting of shrubs and vines which provide food for wildlife.

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CAPE in Tropical Cyclones  

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1999) found that lightning flash frequency was proportionallightning distribution in tropical cyclones. The ratio of downshear to upshear flasheslightning from 100-300 km radii found by Corbosiero and Molinari (2003), with larger CAPE associated with greater flash

Molinari, J.

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Geographical Distribution of Biomass Carbon in Tropical Southeast Asian  

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Geographical Distribution of Biomass Carbon in Tropical Southeast Asian Geographical Distribution of Biomass Carbon in Tropical Southeast Asian Forests: A Database (NDP-068) DOI: 10.3334/CDIAC/lue.ndp068 data Data PDF PDF Appendix A is reprint of Brown et al. paper in Geocarto International, Vol. 8; copyright 1993 Geocarto International Centre and reprinted with kind permission from the publisher) image Contributors Sandra Brown1 Louis R. Iverson2 Anantha Prasad2 Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences University of Illinois Urbana, Illinois 1Present address: Winrock International, Arlington, Virginia 2Present address: United States Forest Service, Northeast Research Station, Delaware, Ohio Prepared by Tammy W. Beaty, Lisa M. Olsen, Robert M. Cushman, and Antoinette L. Brenkert Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center

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Sustainable Forest Finance Toolkit | Open Energy Information  

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Sustainable Forest Finance Toolkit Sustainable Forest Finance Toolkit Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Sustainable Forest Finance Toolkit Agency/Company /Organization: World Business Council for Sustainable Development Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: Finance Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: www.pwc.co.uk/pdf/forest_finance_toolkit.pdf Sustainable Forest Finance Toolkit Screenshot References: Sustainable Forest Finance Toolkit[1] Overview "This Toolkit has been developed jointly by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). It is a globally applicable resource designed to help financial institutions support the management of forest resources through sustainable and legal timber production and processing, and markets for carbon and other

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Forest Products  

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Purchased energy remains the third largest manufacturing cost for the forest products industrydespite its extensive use of highly efficient co-generation technology. The industry has worked with...

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Influence of forest planning alternatives on landscape pattern and ecosystem processes in northern Wisconsin, USA  

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). Ecosystem-based approaches to managing dynamic forest landscapes emphasize the maintenance of ecological). Applications of ecosystem science to forest management are often limited by significant informational gaps Department of Forest Ecology and Management, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, United States

Radeloff, Volker C.

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Forest Research No. 36 March 2007  

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Forest Research No. 36 March 2007 EcotypeThe Biodiversity and Conservation Newsletter of Ecology style of newsletter will please our readership. Ecotype has been the Biodiversity and Conservation to include information from many other projects related to forest biodiversity and conservation management

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A long pollen record from lowland Amazonia: Forest and cooling in glacial times  

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A continuous pollen history of more than 40,000 years was obtained from a lake in the lowland Amazon rain forest. Pollen spectra demonstrate that tropical rain forest occupied the region continuously and that savannas or grasslands were not present during the last glacial maximum. The data suggest that the western Amazon forest was not fragmented into refugia in glacial times and that the lowlands were not a source of dust. Glacial age forests were comparable to modern forests but also included species now restricted to higher evaluations by temperature, suggesting a cooling of the order of 5{degrees} to 6{degrees}C. 23 refs., 22 tabs.

Colinvaux, P.A.; Moreno, J.E.; Bush, M.B. [Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa (Panama)] [and others] [Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa (Panama); and others

1996-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Mixed Conifer Forest  

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Mixed Conifer Forest occurs in an elevational band below Spruce-Fir Forest and above Ponderosa Pine Forest. It has diverse stands reflecting elevation, ... and others. A primary driver of Mixed Conifer Forest has...

John L. Vankat; John L. Vankat

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Participatory Forest Sector Development in Honduras Richard P. Vlosky1  

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to utilize forests in Honduras. The emphasis was on both public and privately owned and managed forests-governmental organizations, academia, government, industry, and local villages/municipalities. The primary objective of the forestry/forest products project was to empower people from many stakeholder groups to better utilize

Wu, Qinglin

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Producing Pine Straw in East Texas Forests  

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Managing pine forests for the production of pine straw is a promising new enterprise in East Texas. This publication explains the processes and equipment needed to harvest and market pine straw....

Taylor, Eric; Foster, C. Darwin

2004-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate change and forests in India: note from the guest editors  

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Forestry is one of the most important sectors in the context of climate change. It lies at the center-stage of global mitigation and adaptation efforts. Yet, it is one of the least understood sectors, especially in tropical zones, which constitute a significant portion of the global forests. Recently, there has been a growing interest in forests in addressing global climate change. The IPCC Assessment Report 4 (2007) Chapters related to forests have highlighted the limited number of studies on the impact of climate change on forests at the regional, national and sub-national level, while policy makers need information at these scales. Further, implication of projected climate change on mitigation potential of forest sector is only briefly mentioned in the IPCC report, with limited literature to support the conclusions. India is one among the top ten nations in the world in terms of forest cover. It is also sixth among the tropical countries in terms of forested area. As IPCC Assessment Report 5 work is about to be initiated soon, studies on the impact of climate change on forests as well as the mitigation potential of the forest sector, particularly at regional and national level, will be of great interest to the scientific and policy community. In order to conserve the carbon stored in forests and to reduce CO2 emissions from the forest sector, the Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) mechanism is now being finalized under the UNFCCC. In this context, climate change itself may affect the mitigation potential significantly, and it is important to understand how vulnerable the forest carbon stock (biomass and soil) in the tropics is to the projected climate change. In fact, there is a need to study the impact of climate change on forests for all the major forested countries

Ravindtranath, N.H.; Aaheim, Asbjporn

2010-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical Limit in Statistical Physics  

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Tropical limit for macroscopic systems in equilibrium defined as the formal limit of Boltzmann constant k going to 0 is discussed. It is shown that such tropical limit is well-adapted to analyse properties of systems with highly degenerated energy levels, particularly of frustrated systems like spin ice and spin glasses. Tropical free energy is a piecewise linear function of temperature, tropical entropy is a piecewise constant function and the system has energy for which tropical Gibbs' probability has maximum. Properties of systems in the points of jump of entropy are studied. Systems with finite and infinitely many energy levels and phenomena of limiting temperatures are discussed.

M. Angelelli; B. Konopelchenko

2015-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Water and tropical agriculture  

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... covers what is potentially an important field. The author has spent six years lecturing in Tanzania, so he has first-hand experience of the problems and is well qualified to ... depends largely on the available radiation, but there is no discussion of the distribution of solar radiation in the tropical world. Given an adequate water supply, plant yields depend to ...

J. G. Lockwood

1977-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical Cyclone Eye Thermodynamics  

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In intense tropical cyclones, sea level pressures at the center are 50100 hPa lower than outside the vortex, but only 1030 hPa of the total pressure fall occurs inside the eye between the eyewall and the center. Warming by dry subsidence ...

H. E. Willoughby

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation | Open Energy  

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US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization United States Forest Service Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Background analysis Website http://www.fs.fed.us/global/to Country Brazil South America References US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation[1] USFS engagement in Brazil: - Reducing deforestation through improving sustainable forest management ("...supports local partners in Brazil to teach forest technicians, managers and supervisors how to apply forest management principles and reduced-impact logging methods in the Brazilian Amazon") - Forest Monitoring - Remote Sensing - LiDAR - National Forest

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Presentation 2.6: Wood waste for energy: lessons learnt from tropical regions Paul Vantomme  

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Presentation 2.6: Wood waste for energy: lessons learnt from tropical regions Paul Vantomme of forest products with more value adding, and promoting the use of wood waste to increase energy efficiency to promote the use of wood waste for energy production. Not only the financial viability of the process needs

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Silviculture Forest Productivity and Nutrition  

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15 Silviculture Forest Productivity and Nutrition Fire and Fuel Load Management Tree crops for bio-energy Productivity of Semi-mature Cape Pines Across Gradients of Water and Nutrient Availability The nutrient as optimise the period of their release to use in controlled release fertilizer mixtures. This will make large

Geldenhuys, Jaco

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North Dakota's Forests Resource Bulletin  

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opportunity provider and employer. #12;David E. Haugen, Robert Harsel, Aaron Bergdahl, Tom Claeys, Christopher, Charles J. Barnett, Grant M. Domke, Dan Kaisershot, W. Keith Moser, Andrew J. Lister, and Dale D and fire management team leader with the North Dakota Forest Service, Bismarck, ND. Christopher W. Woodall

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Forests 2011, 2, 86-111; doi:10.3390/f2010086 ISSN 1999-4907  

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, citizen participation and safeguards for forest-based populations. Keywords: climate change; forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries.' It is therefore an important step towards

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Forest Lifeautumn | winter 2004 the forest!  

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Aberdeen Leeds Norwich Cardiff Southampton NEW FOREST POSTERN HILL FOREST OF DEAN THORPE WOODLANDForest Lifeautumn | winter 2004 F R E E Get fit in the forest! www.forestry.gov.uk #12;Inverness Birmingham Newcastle Glasgow Edinburgh Dundee Manchester Forest Life 2 From the tranquil setting of your own

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Nonindustrial private forest owners' opinions to and awareness of energy wood market and forest-based bioenergy certification - results of a case study from Finnish Karelia  

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Nonindustrial private forest owners (NIPFs) in Finland are important stakeholders of forest management and roundwood supply decisions. Their role will also be significant to supply energy wood to meet Finland's t...

Pradipta Halder; Timo Weckroth; Qu Mei

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical Western Pacific  

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ARM-00-005 ARM-00-005 RPT(TWP)-010.006 LA-UR-004434 Tropical Western Pacific Site Science Mission Plan July - December 2000 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract W-7405-ENG-36 Tropical Western Pacific Project Office Atmospheric and Climate Sciences Group (EES-8) Earth and Environmental Sciences Division Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, NM 87545 This report and previous versions are available electronically at the following web sites: http://www.arm.gov/docs/sites/twp/science_plan/archive.html http://www.twppo.lanl.gov/docs/office.html 2 DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. Neither the United States nor an agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expresses or

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Forest Fuel Reduction Survey Analysis: Forest Administrators Cornelis F. de Hoop  

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Forest Fuel Reduction Survey Analysis: Forest Administrators by Cornelis F. de Hoop Amith Hanumappa to seriously investigate and execute the methods required to carry out a successful fuel reduction project operations wherein fuel reduction is a primary management objective. Literature on this wave of activity

Wu, Qinglin

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FOREST VALUES IN NORTHERN ONTARIO: PUBLIC TRADEOFFS AND SUSTAINABILITY  

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FOREST VALUES IN NORTHERN ONTARIO: PUBLIC TRADEOFFS AND SUSTAINABILITY by Jeff Moore H Management PROJECT TITLE: Forest Values in Northern Ontario: Public Tradeoffs and Sustainability REPORT NO: August 2, 2002 #12;iii ABSTRACT Ecosystem management, which is premised on the goal of sustainability

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Indonesia-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation | Open  

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Climate Change Technical Cooperation Climate Change Technical Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Name Indonesia-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization United States Forest Service Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Background analysis Website http://www.fs.fed.us/global/to Country Indonesia South-Eastern Asia References US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation[1] "In Indonesia, the US Forest Service has a new partnership with the Indonesian Ministry of Forests aimed at improving forest governance by strengthening ties between field operations and headquarters in order to manage and conserve forests on a landscape-scale. " References ↑ "US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation" Retrieved from

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Liberia-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation | Open  

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US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Name Liberia-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization United States Forest Service Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Background analysis Website http://www.fs.fed.us/global/to Country Liberia Western Africa References US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation[1] "Liberia contains over 40% of the remaining closed canopy rainforest in West Africa, a sizeable carbon sink. The Forest Service works with the Government of Liberia to reorganize its forest service and forestry sector in the post-conflict era. The US Forest Service helped develop a chain of custody system for tracking timber and a financial management

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5%2A en Management and Budget http:nnsa.energy.govaboutusouroperationsmanagementandbudget

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Subdivide or Silviculture: Choices Facing Family Forest Owners in the Redwood  

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to real estate for forest properties. Unlike most other resource management activities ownerships. Sustainable timber production is the most significant legal revenue- generating alternative the majority of family forestland. Key words: family forests, land use change, sustainable forestry, timber

Standiford, Richard B.

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Climate change cripples forests  

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Climate Change Cripples Forests Climate change cripples forests A team of scientists concluded that in the warmer and drier Southwest of the near future, widespread tree mortality...

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Climate change cripples forests  

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Climate change cripples forests Climate change cripples forests A team of scientists concluded that in the warmer and drier Southwest of the near future, widespread tree mortality...

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Effects of selective logging on tropical forest tree growth  

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the Environment and Renewable Resources, Manaus, Amazonas,the Environment and Renewable Resources, Manaus, AM 69075-the Environment and Renewable Resources (IBAMA) and carried

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Drought sensitivity shapes species distribution patterns in tropical forests  

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. Engelbrecht1,2 , Liza S. Comita3 , Richard Condit1 , Thomas A. Kursar1,4 , Melvin T. Tyree1,5,6 , Benjamin L

Coley, Phyllis

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Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas  

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xico, Veracruz 95701, Mexico. 13Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA. 14Nordic Foundation for Development and Ecology, DK-1159 Copenhagen, Denmark. 15Bart De Dijn Environmental Consultancy, Paramaribo, Suriname. 16Florida International University...Republic. 126University ofWashington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA. 127PNG Institute of Biological Research, Goroka, Papua New Guinea. 128University of Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname. 129113-3885 Richet Rd, Prince George, British Columbia V2K 2J2, Canada. 130...

Laurence, William F.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiple dimensions of resource limitation in tropical forests  

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...far more difficult. Yet, those models are essential. Recent attempts to incorporate nutrient limitation into Earth system models of the coupled carbon and climate system (e.g., ref. 17) have revealed two things. First, representation...

Alan R. Townsend; Gregory P. Asner

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nocturnal cold air drainage and pooling in a tropical forest  

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Measurements of carbon sequestration by long-term eddyof terrestrial carbon sequestration [Tans et al. , 1990].

Goulden, M. L.; Miller, S. D.; da Rocha, H. R.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fingerprinting the impacts of global change on tropical forests  

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...largely been caused by the production of greenhouse gases, such as CO2 from fossil fuel...forcing of the increased concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The warming...NSCs all increased with experimental lighting over a year (Graham et al. 2003...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Copyrighted Material What Is Tropical Ecology?  

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Copyrighted Material What Is Tropical Ecology? Asking the question, What is tropical ecology? may seem akin to asking questions such as, Who is buried in Grant's tomb? Tropical ecology is the study of the ecology of tropical regions. But so what? Consider these questions: First, what is ecology? What are its

Landweber, Laura

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Mixed Conifer ManagementMixed Conifer Management in Southwest Coloradoin Southwest Colorado  

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Forest 1,864,839 Acres 93,600 215,500 1,555,739 Warm, Dry Mixed Conifer Cool, Moist Mixed Conifer OtherMixed Conifer ManagementMixed Conifer Management in Southwest Coloradoin Southwest Colorado Tom TroxelTom Troxel Intermountain Forest AssociationIntermountain Forest Association Colorado Timber

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FORESTS OF NEW ZEALAND  

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... the continued functioning of the forests than the regular supply of oil and grease to hydroelectric ...

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Session K--Fuel Loadings in Forests, Woodlands, and Savannas--Ffolliott, Gottfried, DeBano USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. 2008. 271  

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Session K--Fuel Loadings in Forests, Woodlands, and Savannas--Ffolliott, Gottfried, DeBano USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. 2008. 271 Fuel Loadings in Forests, Woodlands, and Savannas to increase the loadings of downed woody fuels. Ecologists and land managers are reintroducing fire

Standiford, Richard B.

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Mitigating GHG Emissions in the Humid Tropics: Case Studies From the Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn Program (ASB)  

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Tropical forest conversion contributes as much as 25% of the net annual CO2 emissions and up to 10% of the N2O emissions to the atmosphere. The net effect on global warming potential (GWP) also depends on the net...

Cheryl Palm; Tom Tomich; Meine Van Noordwijk

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical Western Pacific CART Site  

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climate: the Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) CART site, along the equator in the western Pacific Ocean. The TWP locale lies between 10 degrees North latitude and 10 degrees South...

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Graduate Assistantships in: FOREST CONSERVATION/CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION  

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Scholarships are available to graduate students (M.S. or Ph.D.) seeking training in Forest Conservation approaches to understand how to manage forest tree species for long-term growth and survival in changing at The Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (HTIRC) at Purdue University. Qualifications: Candidates

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Forest Ecology (3 credits) FOR 3153C Section: 2265  

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Forest Ecology (3 credits) FOR 3153C Section: 2265 Lectures and Discussion Thursday (periods 3 Ecological principles and their application to the management of forests; major sections include tree students with an overview of 1) ecological principles at four major scales of biological organization

Florida, University of

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226 USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-63. 2011. Valuing the Forest for the Trees: Willingness to  

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226 USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-63. 2011. Valuing the Forest for the Trees: Willingness to Pay for White Pine Blister Rust Management James R. Meldrum, Environmental Studies Program, University stage, followed by mitigation of impacts and restoration of degraded areas if that first stage proves

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Science to Understand our Forests:What conifers live near you, and how healthy are they?  

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Science to Understand our Forests:What conifers live near you, and how healthy are they? What understand our forests so that we can do the best job of managing them. Many of our trees in BC are conifers conifers. Which ones live near you? While we're at it, let's see if the forests in your part of British

Pedersen, Tom

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Characteristics of snags containing excavated cavities in northern Arizona mixed-conifer and ponderosa pine forests  

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in mixed-conifer and ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws) forest in north-central Arizona. Snags approximately 73,000 ha across two National Forests. Density of snags was three times greater in mixed-conifer tremuloides Michaux) by cavity nesters in mixed-conifer forest. These results support management to protect

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Recent Publications: Susaeta, A.I, Lal, P., Carter, D.R., Alavalapati, J. 2012. Modeling Nonindustrial Private Forest  

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Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowner Behavior in Face of Woody Bioenergy Markets. Biomass and Bioenergy 46. Economics of Intercropping Loblolly Pine and Switchgrass for Bioenergy Markets in the Southeastern United. 2009. Modeling Impacts of Bioenergy Markets on Nonindustrial Private Forest Management

Hill, Jeffrey E.

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Chapter 3 - Forest Landowner Goals, Objectives, and Constraints  

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Abstract The manner in which forests and natural resources are managed depends on the objectives, goals, and constraints or limitations of the person or entity controlling them. Since the 1990s, a large body of research has been developed to illustrate how one can develop a forest plan for a forest landowner, but the critical first step is to understand the forces that guide their actions. For example, a small nonindustrial private landowner may be interested in managing a forest for outdoor recreation or conservation purposes, whereas a large private company may be interested in managing a forest to maximize revenue or wood flows of various product classes. Public lands may be managed using a revenue generation objective, but plans for these may place a greater weight on maintaining a diverse forest structure to satisfy numerous constituents. In addition, many people in our society commonly think of public lands as strategic assets that should be managed sustainably across generations. Common constraints of all landowner groups include limits to budgets, capital, or knowledge sufficient to implement specific forestry and natural resource practices at desirable scales. Understanding the diverse management objectives of landowner groups and the limitations that they face in managing their natural resources is critical for successfully communicating and interacting with other natural resource professionals and the broader public.

Donald L. Grebner; Pete Bettinger; Jacek P. Siry

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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241

Western Veg Management EA  

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the the Glen Canyon to Pinnacle Peak 345 kV Transmission Lines Vegetation Management Project within the Coconino National Forest DOE/EA-1863 July 2012 Lead Agency: United States Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration Cooperating Agency: United States Forest Service Coconino National Forest FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT DOE/EA-1863 Glen Canyon - Pinnacle Peak 345 kV Transmission Lines Vegetation Management Project Coconino and Yavapai Counties, Arizona U.S. Department of Energy Western Area Power Administration Desert Southwest Customer Service Region 615 South 43rd Avenue Phoenix, Arizona 85009 U.S. Department of Agriculture US Forest Service Coconino National Forest 1824 S. Thompson St. Flagstaff, AZ 86001 July 2012

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Rock-derived Micronutrient Transport in the Tropics: Molybdenum Cycling in Deeply-weathered Panama Soils  

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Abstract The rock-derived micronutrient Molybdenum (Mo) is important in both terrestrial and ocean ecosystems as an essential cofactor in nitrogenase, the enzyme used by microorganisms to fix atmospheric nitrogen. As global nitrogen fixation rates respond to increasing atmospheric pCO2, the weathering, transport, and availability of this micronutrient becomes essential, because Mo limitation on nitrogen fixation has been documented in diverse ecosystems, including tropical soils in Panama. Therefore, a thorough understanding of the carbon and nitrogen cycles may depend more on the availability of trace metals such as Mo than previously realized, but the weathering and cycling of these elements as they pass across ecosystem boundaries remains poorly understood. This work explores the sources and sinks of Mo in small (36-176ha) single land cover catchments in tropical Panama. Water samples were collected from precipitation, canopy throughfall, soil water, groundwater, soil seeps, and first- order through higher-order streams. Though Mo is considered a rock-derived micronutrient, concentrations were higher in precipitation and shallow soil water than in the groundwater and stream waters in contact with underlying rocks and weathered saprolite. Event-based mass balance suggests that Mo is being retained within the catchment ecosystem. The source of Mo in tropical forests may have important implications as the amount of nitrogen fixation changes during tropical forest recovery from a previous land use.

Christopher B. Gardner; W. Berry Lyons; Guy Litt; Fred L. Ogden

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ocean dynamics and thermodynamics in the tropical Indo- Pacific region  

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Pacific Oceans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .currents in the tropical Pacific Ocean. J. Phys. Oceanogr. ,in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean associated with the

Drushka, Kyla

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Protection of Forest Resources (Montana) | Department of Energy  

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Protection of Forest Resources (Montana) Protection of Forest Resources (Montana) Protection of Forest Resources (Montana) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Institutional Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Savings Category Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Montana Program Type Environmental Regulations Provider Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation This statute addresses the conservation and protection of forest resources by encouraging the use of land management best practices pertaining to soil erosion, timber sale planning, associated road construction and

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Forest Roads (Minnesota)  

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Proposed forest roads must be approved and designated by the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources.

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MECS 2006- Forest Products  

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Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint for Forest Products (NAICS 321, 322) Sector with Total Energy Input, October 2012 (MECS 2006)

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TEXAS FOREST SERVICE FOREST RESOURCE PROTECTION DEPARTMENT  

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TEXAS FOREST SERVICE FOREST RESOURCE PROTECTION DEPARTMENT LUFKIN, TEXAS BASIC ELEMENTS OF A FIRE ORGANIZATION The primary requisites for organized fire fighting are: 1. An officially designated organization headed by a responsible Fire Chief charged with the responsibility of preventing and suppressing fire. 2

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Elements of tropical Pacific decadal variability  

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potential to change the background state of the eastern tropical Pacific. Simultaneously, a redistribution of atmospheric vorticity in the western tropical Pacific affects isopycnal depth and therefore ocean thermal structure progressing the decadal change...

Fuckar, Neven-Stjepan

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diagnosing Forecast Errors in Tropical Cyclone Motion  

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This paper reports on the development of a diagnostic approach that can be used to examine the sources of numerical model forecast error that contribute to degraded tropical cyclone (TC) motion forecasts. Tropical cyclone motion forecasts depend ...

Thomas J. Galarneau Jr.; Christopher A. Davis

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forest Research: Climate Change  

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Forest Research: Climate Change projects Forest Research is part of the Forestry Commission of climate change-related research is wide-ranging, covering impact assessment and monitoring, adaptation around a quarter of its research budget with Forest Research on climate change and related programmes

251

Forest ecology Introduction  

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Forest ecology Introduction Forest ecology is a part of ecology that is con- cerned with forests as opposed to grasslands, savan- nas, or tundra. Ecology is the study of the processes of interaction among organisms and between organ- isms and their environment. Ecology is often subdi- vided into physiological

Johnson, Edward A.

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Ecology, Silviculture, and Management of Black Hills  

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ponderosa pine forests, and watershed management of the Black Hills. Keywords: Black Hills, silviculture of the Black Hills National Forest. The authors are grateful for the insightful and helpful reviews, and members of the Black Hills National Forest. We are thankful for Bob Hamre's editing of the manuscript

Fried, Jeremy S.

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BIODIVERSITY AND DEVELOPMENT: EUCALYPTUS & FOREST LAW  

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Other: A. 4% to sawmills B. Wood pellets C. Biomass Integrated Gasification/Gas Turbine (BIG in Brazil. Specializations include: Wood construction, Industrialization and marketing of forest products system Short rotations of 6-7 years Managed for Fiber or Fuel-wood http

Gray, Matthew

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Tropical Fruit Ambrosia Makes 6 servings  

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Tropical Fruit Ambrosia Makes 6 servings 1 jar (26 oz.) mixed tropical fruit, drained 1 large coconut Lettuce leaves Directions: 1. In a large bowl, combine the tropical fruit and banana. 2. In a small bowl, stir together the yogurt, lime zest, and lime juice until blended. 3. Spoon over the fruit

Florida, University of

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Tropical rainforest biodiversity: field and  

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. The Udzungwas in particular, are one of the single, most important areas in Africa for biodiversity conservationTropical rainforest biodiversity: field and GIS tools for assessing, monitoring and mapping II with Tanzania National ParksTanzania National Parks andand Wildlife Conservation SocietyWildlife Conservation

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National Forest Land Scheme case study Kilfinan Community Forest Company  

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;The hill grazing land that became Acharossan Forest was acquired by the Forestry Commission in 1963National Forest Land Scheme case study Kilfinan Community Forest Company: Acharossan Forest The applicant Kilfinan Community Forest Company (KCFC) is a charitable company limited by guarantee established

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Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and Carbon Estimates for 1980  

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Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and Carbon Estimates for 1980 (NDP-055) Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and Carbon Estimates for 1980 (NDP-055) DOI: 10.3334/CDIAC/lue.ndp055 data Data PDF PDF graphics Graphics Please note: these data have been updated for the year 2000 Contributors Sandra Brown1 Greg Gaston2 Work on this project was initiated while at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences University of Illinois Urbana, Illinois 61801, U.S.A. 1Present address: Winrock International, Arlington, Virgina. 2Present address: Department of Geosciences, Oregon State University. Prepared by T.W. Beaty, and L.M. Olsen. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center Environmental Sciences Division OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6290 managed by UT-Battelle, LLC for the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

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Carbon Sequestration - A Natural Resource Management and Research & Development Agency Point of View  

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-- -- A Natural Resource Management and Research & Development Agency Point of View Jim Reaves Staff Director USDA Forest Service R&D Vegetation Management and Protection Research Forests and carbon management § The USDA Forest Service is a research and resource management agency § Carbon is the foundation of forest productivity and sustainability § Carbon sequestration is an additional outcome of good forest management and utilization Forests and carbon sequestration n Forests and forest products are important CO 2 sinks n Carbon sinks offer a potentially significant low-cost opportunity to address carbon sequestration n Feedstocks for bioenergy production provide both clean energy and fossil fuel offsets Trends in forest and agriculture carbon sequestration -342 -12 -7

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Forest Inventory and Analysis Research The Nation's Forest Census  

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to the Tropic of Capricorn. From the Virgin Islands to Palau, west of Sidney Fast Fact: FIA operates in 12

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Forest Products (2010 MECS)  

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Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint for Forest Products Sector (NAICS 321, 322) Energy use data source: 2010 EIA MECS (with adjustments) Footprint Last Revised: February 2014

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ARM - Black Forest News  

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News Campaign Images Black Forest News ARM Mobile Facility Completes Field Campaign in Germany January 15, 2008 Microwave Radiometers Put to the Test in Germany September 15, 2007...

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Opportunities for Future Forest  

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.V.Birnie * Forest Research 1 #12;This document has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 9001

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United States Forest Service - Forest Service NEPA Procedures...  

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windex.php?titleUnitedStatesForestService-ForestServiceNEPAProceduresandGuidance&oldid793474" Categories: References Geothermal References Solar References Utilities...

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Harvard Forest Environmental Measurement Site  

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Harvard University #12;Site Descrip>on · Mixed hardwood and conifer forest · 40Harvard Forest Environmental Measurement Site Petersham, MA Evan Goldman interannual variability and long-term trends in fluxes and forest physiological responses

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Short-Term Effects of Experimental Burning and Thinning on Soil Respiration in an Old-Growth, Mixed-Conifer Forest  

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To understand the roles of forest management practices in meeting the goals of forest sustainability and CO2...sequestration, we evaluated the effects of burning and thinning treatments on soil respiration and so...

Siyan Ma; Jiquan Chen; Malcolm North; Heather E. Erickson

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate VISION: Private Sector Initiatives: Forest Products  

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Letters of Intent/Agreements Letters of Intent/Agreements American Forest & Paper Association Logo The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) supports the Climate VISION initiative to address climate change through enhanced research in technology and science, incentives, and voluntary efforts from all sectors of the American economy. The members of AF&PA have undertaken a series of programs through which they are collectively committed to meeting the President's intensity reduction goals. These programs include inventorying and reporting on greenhouse gases, actions to enhance sequestration in managed forests and products, development and implementation of improved technologies, efforts to improve energy efficiency, use of cogeneration and increased use of renewable energy, and recycling. AF&PA expects that these programs will

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UPDATE: Tropical Storm Isaac | Department of Energy  

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UPDATE: Tropical Storm Isaac UPDATE: Tropical Storm Isaac UPDATE: Tropical Storm Isaac August 27, 2012 - 6:30pm Addthis Satellite image of Tropical Storm Isaac. | Courtesy of NOAA. Satellite image of Tropical Storm Isaac. | Courtesy of NOAA. April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Tropical Storm Isaac has impacted Florida and is expected to make landfall along the Gulf Coast by early morning on August 29. As thousands of Gulf Coast residents are without power, the Energy Department's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability will publish Emergency Situation Reports that provide details on customer outages and other energy sector impacts in the storm's path, as well as recovery and restoration activities being undertaken. The first Situation

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Motes in the jungle: lessons learned froma short-term WSN deployment in the ecuador cloud forest  

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We study the characteristics of the communication links of a wireless sensor network in a tropical cloud forest in Ecuador, in the context of a wildlife monitoring application. Thick vegetation and high humidity are in principle a challenge for the IEEE ...

Matteo Ceriotti; Matteo Chini; Amy L. Murphy; Gian Pietro Picco; Francesca Cagnacci; Bryony Tolhurst

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forest Service Research Note  

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Hills fire of October 30-November 1, 1967 showing observation sites, Cleveland National Forest, southernU.S.O.A. Forest Service Research Note PSW-183 ABSTRACT: Two fires burned in the same area was rruch more disastrous than the Pine Hills fire of 1967. The earlier fire claimed 11 lives, and covered

Standiford, Richard B.

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The Forest Preserve District  

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Forest Preserve District Forest Preserve District Nature Bulletin No. 109 March 29, 1947 Forest Preserve District of Cook County William N. Erickson, President Roberts Mann, Supt. of Conservation THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT Forest Preserve Districts, in Illinois, are separate municipal bodies governed by a Board of Forest Preserve Commissioners consisting of the elected county commissioners, as in Cook County, or by a committee of the county board of supervisors, as in 7 other counties. The legislative act which provided for such a district, if authorized by referendum vote of the people, became a law on July 1, 1914. Under that act, the commissioners are empowered to levy taxes, issue bonds, and to acquire lands containing forests "for the purpose of protecting and preserving the flora, fauna and scenic beauties.... and to restore, restock, protect and preserve the natural forests and said lands with their flora and fauna, as nearly as may be in their natural state and condition for the purpose of the education, pleasure and recreation of the public". A limit of 35,000 acres was set; later increased to 39,000.

271

Tropical Cloud Life Cycle and Overlap Structure  

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Tropical Cloud Life Cycle and Overlap Structure Vogelmann, Andrew Brookhaven National Laboratory Jensen, Michael Brookhaven National Laboratory Kollias, Pavlos Brookhaven National...

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The Role of the Tropics in Abrupt Climate Changes  

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Topics addressed include: abrupt climate changes and ocean circulation in the tropics; what controls the ocean thermal structure in the tropics; a permanent El Nio in paleoclimates; the energetics of the tropical ocean.

Fedorov, Alexey [Yale University] [Yale University

2013-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

273

Influence of Tropical Tropopause Layer Cooling on Atlantic Hurricane Activity  

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Virtually all metrics of Atlantic tropical cyclone activity show substantial increases over the past two decades. It is argued here that cooling near the tropical tropopause and the associated decrease in tropical cyclone ...

Solomon, Susan

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Survival and activity of Streptococcus faecalis and Escherichia coli in tropical freshwater  

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The survival of Streptococcus facecalis and Escherichia coli was studied in situ in a tropical rain forest watershed using membrane diffusion chambers. Densities were determined by acridine orange direct count and Coulter Counter. Population activity was determined by microautoradiography, cell respiration, and by nucleic acid composition. Densities of S. facecalis and E. coli decreased less than 1 log unit after 105 h as measured by direct count methods. Activity as measured by respiration, acridine orange activity, and microautoradiography indicated that both bacteria remained moderately active during the entire study. After 12 h, E. coli was more active than S. faecalis as measured by nucleic acid composition. E. coli and S. faecalis survived and remained active for more than 5 days. Consequently, both would seem to be unsuitable as indicators of recent fecal contamination in tropical waters.

Muniz, I.; Jimenez, L.; Toranzos, G.A.; Hazen, T.C. [Univ. of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (Puerto Rico)

1988-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Majoring in Forest Resources & Conservation  

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interested in consulting, real estate or working for forest industry. The program emphasizes sustainable

Watson, Craig A.

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PACIFIC SOUTHWEST Forest and Range  

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C. Hathaway, both of the Black Hills National Forest, Custer, South Dakota, provided the necessaryPACIFIC SOUTHWEST Forest and Range FOREST SERVICE U. S.DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE P.O. BOX 245, BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94701 Experiment Station USDA FOREST SERVICE RESEARCH PAPER PSW- 96 /1973 #12;CONTENTS

Standiford, Richard B.

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Howland Forest David Hollinger, USDA Forest Service  

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; · An old-growth forest is a unique ecological endpoint · Long-term record of carbon is on factors that regulate long term carbon storage · Infrastructure · Topography experiment (21 ha) Canopy application, 18 kg N ha-1 y-1 (NH4NO3) C Sequestration Assessed in 3 Ways: · Eddy

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Diurnal Precipitation Regimes in the Global Tropics  

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Diurnal variations of the global tropical precipitation are documented by using two complementary Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) datasets (3B42 and 3G68) for 19982006 in an attempt to provide a unified view of the diurnal cycle and a ...

Kazuyoshi Kikuchi; Bin Wang

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mexico-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation | Open Energy  

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Mexico-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Mexico-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Name Mexico-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization United States Forest Service Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Background analysis Website http://www.fs.fed.us/global/to Country Mexico Central America References US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation[1] "For more than ten years, the US Forest Service has collaborated with the Government of Mexico to provide forest management training and has fostered many opportunities to share the Mexican case study with international groups. The result has often been to inspire innovative incentives that serve multiple purposes: halting deforestation, improving both watershed

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Stabilizing effects of diversity on aboveground wood production in forest ecosystems: linking patterns and processes  

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which enable diverse forests to remain productive under a wide 37 range of environmental conditions. 38 4 Introduction 39 There is growing concern that if biodiversity loss continues unabated, ecosystems will 40 inevitably lose much... could 57 help improve current forest management and conservation strategies (Nadrowski et al. 2010; 58 Nabuurs et al. 2013). In particular, identifying the possible mechanisms behind diversity-59 stability relationships in forests is crucial...

Jucker, Tommaso; Bouriaud, Olivier; Avacaritei, Daniel; Coomes, David A.

2014-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate change cripples forests  

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Climate change cripples forests Climate change cripples forests Climate change cripples forests A team of scientists concluded that in the warmer and drier Southwest of the near future, widespread tree mortality will cause forest and species distributions to change substantially. October 1, 2012 A dead pinon at the edge of the Grand Canyon, harbinger of the future for trees in the Southwest United States. Photo courtesy A. Park Williams. A dead pinon at the edge of the Grand Canyon, harbinger of the future for trees in the Southwest United States. Photo courtesy A. Park Williams. Contact Nancy Ambrosiano Communications Office (505) 667-0471 Email "There will still be wet winters, but they will more often be followed by warm summers, putting stress on trees and limiting their ability to respond

282

Climate change cripples forests  

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Climate Change Cripples Forests Climate Change Cripples Forests Climate change cripples forests A team of scientists concluded that in the warmer and drier Southwest of the near future, widespread tree mortality will cause forest and species distributions to change substantially. October 1, 2012 A dead pinon at the edge of the Grand Canyon, harbinger of the future for trees in the Southwest United States. Photo courtesy A. Park Williams. A dead pinon at the edge of the Grand Canyon, harbinger of the future for trees in the Southwest United States. Photo courtesy A. Park Williams. Contact Nancy Ambrosiano Communications Office (505) 667-0471 Email "There will still be wet winters, but they will more often be followed by warm summers, putting stress on trees and limiting their ability to respond

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Climate change cripples forests  

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Climate Change Cripples Forests Climate Change Cripples Forests Climate change cripples forests A team of scientists concluded that in the warmer and drier Southwest of the near future, widespread tree mortality will cause forest and species distributions to change substantially. October 1, 2012 A dead pinon at the edge of the Grand Canyon, harbinger of the future for trees in the Southwest United States. Photo courtesy A. Park Williams. A dead pinon at the edge of the Grand Canyon, harbinger of the future for trees in the Southwest United States. Photo courtesy A. Park Williams. Contact Nancy Ambrosiano Communications Office (505) 667-0471 Email "There will still be wet winters, but they will more often be followed by warm summers, putting stress on trees and limiting their ability to respond

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COMMUNITY FOREST MANAGEMENT Background Paper for  

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.......................................................................................................18 Tourism and Ecotourism

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By Sandy Benson Forest Fuels Management Specialist,  

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, as well as other benefits such as wildfire protection, increased grazing capacity, and enhanced wildlife of space between. Grouping the trees protects them from the wind. Eastern redcedar has encroached on many wildlife habitat and recreational benefits. Retain a good mix of tree species (pine, hardwoods) in order

Farritor, Shane

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4. Have forests been sustainably managed?  

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appropriate environmental controls been applied? Recycled ber Has recycled fiber been used appropriately? Other resources Have other resources been used appropriately? Local communities and indigenous peoples

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Carbon emissions and sequestration in forests: Case studies from seven developing countries  

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As part of the effort to understand the sources of carbon dioxide and other major greenhouse gases, the Tropical Forestry and Global Climate Change Research Network (F-7) was established. The countries taking part in the F-7 Network -- Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria and Thailand -- possess large tracts of tropical forests and together experience the bulk of large scale tropical deforestation. Integreation of work of indigenous researchers and institutions from the participating countries should allow for the gathering of on-site information into the more general and universally available base of knowledge. The information contained in this report represents the results of the first phase of the F-7 project, which had the explicit aim of providing quantitative data on forestry-related carbon emissions from India and China.

Makundi, W.; Sathaye, J. (eds.) (Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)); Ravindranath, N.H.; Somashekhar, B.S.; Gadgil, M. (Indian Inst. of Science, Bangalore, (India). Center for Ecological Sciences and ASTRA); Deying, Xu (Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, (China). Research Inst. of Forestry)

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of forest stand structure as biodiversity indicator Tian Gao a,b,  

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The role of forest stand structure as biodiversity indicator Tian Gao a,b, , Marcus Hedblom b,1 in revised form 30 June 2014 Accepted 2 July 2014 Keywords: Biodiversity indicator Biotope mapping model Soil conditions Nature conservation Sustainable forest management a b s t r a c t Biodiversity conservation

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Mid Career Training of Indian Forest Service Officers: International Training Program  

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Phase III Mid Career Training of Indian Forest Service Officers: International Training Program and Training #12;Acknowledgments The Indian Forest Service Officer Training program coordinators at Colorado University Center for Protected Area Management and Training · Colorado State University Warner College

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Diagnosis of Annosus Root Disease in Mixed Conifer Forests in the Northwestern United States1  

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Diagnosis of Annosus Root Disease in Mixed Conifer Forests in the Northwestern United States1 Craig conifers are seldom damaged severely enough to cause a forest management concern. 1 Presented L. Schmitt 2 Abstract: Recognizing annosus root disease affecting conifers in northwestern United

Standiford, Richard B.

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EN-017 Silviculture March 2003 Tree Growth on Rehabilitated Forest Roads in  

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production on managed forest lands. Restoring soil conditions on roads that probably would not otherwise-effective meth- ods need to be established. In parts of interior British Columbia success- ful forest on 25 of the 73 original plots, along with soil conditions, vegetation recolonization, and competition

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Protecting Oregon Old-Growth Forests from Fires: How Much Is It Worth?1  

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Protecting Oregon Old-Growth Forests from Fires: How Much Is It Worth?1 Armando González-Cabán John and will be protected from fire for current and future generations. The methodology was applied to old-growth forests into fire management decision making is a growing concern of Federal agencies with wildland fire protection

Standiford, Richard B.

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Burgeoning Biomass: Creating Efficient and Sustainable Forest Biomass Supply Chains in the Rockies  

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Mountain forests. Most active forest management activities on public and private land, such as thinning be converted into fuel, heat and electricity. Eagle Valley Clean Energy in Gypsum, Colorado, is one such facility, and is Colorado's first dedicated biomass power plant, producing 11.5 megawatts of electricity

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Infrasonic precursor of tropical cyclone  

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Intense infrasonic emission was observed prior to the birth of a tropical cyclone (Netreba 1991). It is connected apparently with instability of atmospheric layers in cyclone area. There are different mechanisms of this effect. Stratified compressional flow is unstable (Rybak 2002) providing amplification of its potential component. Cooling of air in upward convectionflow makes water vapor supersaturated. This is a nonequilibrium state of fluid where effect of instability can be developed. The equation of infrasonic propagation in such a medium is developed. (Naugolnykh Rybak 2006). Solutions of instabilityequation indicates the effect of radiation instability which produces infrasonic wave generation and its nonlinear evolution. Corresponding analyses of this equation make it possible to clarify the principally important aspects of cycloneinfrasonic precursors. [Work supported by ESP.NR.NRCLG982524.

Konstantin A. Naugolnykh; Samuil A. Rybak

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Willingness to travel to avoid recreation conflicts in Danish forests  

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Abstract Conflicts among forest visitors have direct effects on the quality of a recreational experience. As the number of visitors to forests close to residential areas increases, as well as the number of different activities, so does the potential for perceived conflicts. According to the literature, expanding knowledge of conflict characteristics and their causes is important for recreation planners and managers who aim to reduce conflicts. In the present study, different forest user groups were identified and categorised according to their pursued activities, and for each group, causes of conflict were identified. Furthermore, a choice experiment was constructed to estimate the distance visitors are willing to travel to encounter few visitors as opposed to many visitors, and thereby potentially experience fewer conflicts. Comparing the marginal willingness to travel (WTT) of different user groups suggests that some groups have a WTT further than the average to reach a forest with Few visitors. The average WTT to reach a forest area with Few visitors. Mountain bikers, Peace and nature lovers and Horse riders are willing to travel 4km more than the average per visit to reach a less crowded forest. At the other end of the scale, we find that people who are doing physical exercise are willing to travel 2km less than the average to reach a less crowded forest.

Fatemeh Bakhtiari; Jette Bredahl Jacobsen; Frank Sndergaard Jensen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

India-Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife | Open Energy  

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Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife Jump to: navigation, search Name India-Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife Agency/Company /Organization Government of India Sector Land Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis Country India UN Region South-Eastern Asia References India-Legislation on Environment, Forests and Wildlife[1] Overview "Category Name Water Pollution Air Pollution Environment Protection Coastal Regulation Zone Delegation of Powers Eco-marks Scheme Eco-sensitive Zone Environmental Clearance - General Environmental Labs Environmental Standards Hazardous Substances Management Loss Of Ecology Noise Pollution Ozone Layer Depletion Water Pollution 2-T Oil Public Liability Insurance

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Responsible Asia Forest Trade (RAFT) Program | Open Energy Information  

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Responsible Asia Forest Trade (RAFT) Program Responsible Asia Forest Trade (RAFT) Program Jump to: navigation, search Name Responsible Asia Forest Trade (RAFT) Program Agency/Company /Organization U.S. Agency for International Development Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Policies/deployment programs Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.responsibleasia.org Country Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Vietnam UN Region Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia References Responsible Asia Forest Trade (RAFT) Program[1] "The Responsible Asia Forestry and Trade (RAFT) is a five-year program funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID RDMA) in Bangkok. RAFT is managed by

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MICROBIAL RESPIRATION RESPONSE TO C, N, AND P AVAILABILITY IN LOBLOLLY PINE FOREST SOILS  

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requires further experimental inquiry. Managed pine forests in the Southeastern U.S. represent a good opportunity for studying the effects of nutrient additions because they commonly receive nitrogen and phosphorous fertilization. Nutrient concentrations...

Whisenant, Justin

2011-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Maintenance Plan Site A and Plot M Palos Forest Preserve, Cook...  

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of Legacy Management (LM) will fulfill its responsibility for custody and long-term care of the Site A and Plot M radioactive waste disposal sites in the Palos Forest...

300

Sludge fertilization of state forest land in Northern Michigan. Final report, June 1980-March 1986  

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A five-year research-demonstration project to examine the logistic, economic, environmental and sociological aspects of municipal wastewater sludge application was conducted on State Forest land occupied by forest types of major commercial importance in northern Michigan. The procedures utilized for site preparation, sludge transportation and sludge application proved to be cost-effective and made possible uniform distribution of sludge upon the forest floor. As the public comes to recognize the environmental hazards and economic limitations inherent with incineration and the value of sludge as a byproduct resource, forest land application should receive increasing attention as a major sludge management alternative. State regulatory and resource management authorities are committed to use of the newly developed technology in addressing waste management and land management issues.

Brockway, D.G.

1988-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Acceptable practices in Ontario's forests: Differences between the public and forestry professionals  

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We compare and contrast survey responses to statements about 1) environmental values, 2) agreement with forest management goals and approaches, 3) perceptions of risk, 4) trust in science and government, and 5...

Robert G. Wagner; James Flynn; C.K. Mertz; Paul Slovic; Robin Gregory

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

ASEM Conference on Forests, forest governance and timber products trade  

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and illegal logging: drivers for change in the forest sector Thang Hooi Chiew (ASEAN) "Promoting Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) through the ASEAN Regional Knowledge Network on FLEG in ASEAN Member States) ­ Enhancing intra-and extra- ASEAN trade and competitiveness of ASEAN forest products Discussion 10:30 - 11

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1CHILE'S FRONTIER FORESTS: CONSERVING A GLOBAL TREASURE FRONTIER FORESTS  

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A GLOBAL TREASURE Eduardo Neira HernánVerscheure CarmenRevenga Map production and GIS Analysis Eduardo. BIBLIOGRAPHY 39 ANNEX I: MAPS OF FRONTIER FORESTS, OTHER VEGETATIVE COVER, PROTECTED AREAS, AND FOREST: CONSERVING A GLOBAL TREASURE LIST OF MAPS Map 1 Frontier forests, other vegetative cover, protected areas

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1CHILE'S FRONTIER FORESTS: CONSERVING A GLOBAL TREASURE FRONTIER FORESTS  

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A GLOBAL TREASURE Eduardo Neira HernánVerscheure CarmenRevenga Map production and GIS Analysis Eduardo 4.4.4 Altered or disturbed forests 35 5. CONCLUSIONS 37 6. BIBLIOGRAPHY 39 ANNEX I: MAPS OF FRONTIER OF MAPS Map 1 Frontier forests, other vegetative cover, protected areas, and forest activities

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E-Print Network 3.0 - atlantic tropical cyclones Sample Search...  

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between Atlantic tropical cyclone power... dif- ferent inferences about late-twenty-first-century Atlantic tropical cyclone activity9 , ranging... Atlantic tropical ... Source:...

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Nasa's Tropical Cloud Systems and Processes Experiment  

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In July 2005, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration investigated tropical cyclogenesis, hurricane structure, and intensity change in the eastern North Pacific and western Atlantic using its ER-2 high-altitude research aircraft. The ...

J. Halverson; M. Black; R. Rogers; S. Braun; G. Heymsfield; D. Cecil; M. Goodman; R. Hood; A. Heymsfield; T. Krishnamurti; G. McFarquhar; M. J. Mahoney; J. Molinari; J. Turk; C. Velden; D-L. Zhang; E. Zipser; R. Kakar

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

The Dynamics and Predictability of Tropical Cyclones  

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to pinpoint sources of error in forecasts of tropical cyclone formation and intensification. Despite significant differences in methodology, storm environment and development, it is found in both situations that high convective instability (CAPE) and mid...

Sippel, Jason A.

2010-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

308

An Analytical Model for Tropical Relative Humidity  

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An analytical model is derived for tropical relative humidity using only the ClausiusClapeyron relation, hydrostatic balance, and a bulk-plume water budget. This theory is constructed for radiativeconvective equilibrium and compared against a ...

David M. Romps

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Tropical Transition of the 2001 Australian Duck  

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In March 2001, a hybrid low pressure system, unofficially referred to as Donald (or the Duck), developed in the Tasman Sea under tropicalextratropical influence, making landfall on the southeastern Australian coast. Here, it is shown that ...

Luke Andrew Garde; Alexandre Bernardes Pezza; John Arthur Tristram Bye

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Deep in the Forests: Program works to protect water quality through forestry practices  

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20 tx H2O Winter 2011 Story by Kathy Wythe The Texas Forest Service works with forestry professionals to implement best management practices to help protect water quality, which is critical for people and wildlife to survive. Photo courtesy... of Texas Forest Service. Deep in the forests Program works to protect water quality through forestry practices Winter 2011 tx H2O 21 ] Deep in the forests of East Texas and sca#27;ered in pockets of other parts of the state are more than...

Wythe, Kathy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Deep in the forests: Program works to protect water quality through forestry practices  

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20 tx H2O Winter 2011 Story by Kathy Wythe The Texas Forest Service works with forestry professionals to implement best management practices to help protect water quality, which is critical for people and wildlife to survive. Photo courtesy... of Texas Forest Service. Deep in the forests Program works to protect water quality through forestry practices Winter 2011 tx H2O 21 ] Deep in the forests of East Texas and sca#27;ered in pockets of other parts of the state are more than...

Wythe, Kathy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Practice Note Managing woodland access and  

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during forest operations has never been more important. This is both to comply with health and safety clear steps to achieve this aim, including advice on early engagement with stakeholders and careful at this time to meet existing health and safety duties and to comply with forest managers' obligations under

313

Best Management Practices for Forestry: Protecting New Hampshire's  

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Best Management Practices for Forestry: Protecting New Hampshire's Water Quality #12;#12;i of Conservation's Maine Forest Service publication, "Best Management Practices for Forestry: Protecting Maine: JB Cullen, NH Division of Forests and Lands Sandy Crystall, NH Department of Environmental Services

New Hampshire, University of

314

Majoring in Forest Resources & Conservation  

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FOR 3153C Forest Ecology 3 credits FOR 4664 Sustainable Ecotourism Development 3 credits SWS 3022 and SWS

Hill, Jeffrey E.

315

Forests of the Belgian Congo  

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... UNDER the title of "Forest Species and Timbers U of the Congo" the Institut National pour rfitude Agronomique du ...

E. P. STEBBING

1953-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

316

PACIFIC SOUTHWEST Forest and Range  

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Donald, Philip M. 1973. Cutting a young-growth, mixed-conifer stand to California Forest Practice Act StandardsPACIFIC SOUTHWEST Forest and Range Experiment Station FOREST SERVICE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE P.O. BOX 245, BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94701 Cutting a Young-Growth, Mixed-Conifer Stand to California

Standiford, Richard B.

317

1111 Emulating Natural Forest Landscape  

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1111 1111 Emulating Natural Forest Landscape Disturbances Concepts and Applications Edited by AJITH forest landscape disturbances: concepts and applications / edited by Ajith H. Perera, LisaJ. Buse, THOMAS A. SPIES , and ETSUKO NONAKA Forest landscapes in the Oregon Coast Range have changed considerably

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

318

FOREST CENTRE STORAGE BUILDING  

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FOREST CENTRE STORAGE BUILDING 3 4 5 6 7 8 UniversityDr. 2 1 G r e n f e l l D r i v e MULTI BUILDING STORAGE BUILDING LIBRARY & COMPUTING FINE ARTS FOREST CENTRE ARTS &SCIENCE BUILDING ARTS &SCIENCE BUILDING A&S BUILDING EXTENSIO N P7 P5.1 P5 P2 P3.1 P3.2 P6 P8 P4 P2 P2 P4 P8 P2.4 PARKING MAP GRENFELL

deYoung, Brad

319

Linking imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR with floristic composition and forest structure in Panama  

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Abstract Landsat and Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) imagery have recently been used to identify broad-scale floristic units in Neotropical rain forests, corresponding to geological formations and their edaphic properties. Little is known about the structural and functional variation between these floristic units, however, and Landsat and SRTM data lack the spectral and spatial resolution needed to provide this information. Imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) have been used to measure canopy structure and function in a variety of ecosystems, but the ability of these technologies to measure differences between compositionally-distinct but otherwise uniform tropical forest types remains unknown. We combined 16 tree inventories from central Panama with imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR elevation data from the Carnegie Airborne Observatory to test our ability to identify patterns in plant species composition, and to measure the spectral and structural differences between adjacent closed-canopy tropical forest types. We found that variations in spectroscopic imagery and LiDAR data were strong predictors of spatial turnover in plant species composition. We also found that these compositional, chemical, and structural patterns corresponded to underlying geological formations and their geomorphological properties. We conclude that imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR data can be used to interpret patterns identified in lower resolution sensors, to provide new information on forest function and structure, and to identify underlying determinants of these patterns.

Mark A. Higgins; Gregory P. Asner; Roberta E. Martin; David E. Knapp; Christopher Anderson; Ty Kennedy-Bowdoin; Roni Saenz; Antonio Aguilar; S. Joseph Wright

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

NPP Boreal Forest: Superior National Forest, U.S.A.  

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Superior National Forest, U.S.A., 1983-1984 Superior National Forest, U.S.A., 1983-1984 Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Hall, F. G. 1997. NPP Boreal Forest: Superior National Forest, U.S.A., 1983-1984. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of a boreal forest was determined at 31 spruce and 30 aspen forest stands in the Superior National Forest (SNF) near Ely, Minnesota, U.S.A., in 1983 and 1984 by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The purpose of the experiment was to investigate the ability of remote sensing to provide estimates of biophysical properties of ecosystems, such as leaf area index (LAI), biomass and net primary productivity (NPP). These ground-based estimates of above-ground biomass

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321

Impact of the Global Forest Industry on Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas | Open  

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Impact of the Global Forest Industry on Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Impact of the Global Forest Industry on Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Impact of the Global Forest Industry on Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Agency/Company /Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Sector: Land Focus Area: Industry, Forestry Topics: GHG inventory, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity Resource Type: Publications Website: www.fao.org/docrep/012/i1580e/i1580e00.pdf Impact of the Global Forest Industry on Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Screenshot References: Forestry Industry Impacts[1] "This book examines the influence of the forest products (roundwood, processed wood products and pulp and paper) value chain on atmospheric greenhouse gases. Forests managed for natural conservation, for protection

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Forest Biomass and Lignocellulosic Materials Forest-derived biopolymers lignin and cellulose  

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Forest Biomass and Lignocellulosic Materials Forest-derived biopolymers lignin and cellulose of sustainable products such as nanocellulose and biocomposites from forest biomass; biorefining to develop high

Li, Mo

323

Analysis of Tracer Dispersion During a Prescribed Forest Burn  

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become a method to manage forest health, while preventing uncontrolled wild land fire. Low intensity, prescribed burns release less carbon dioxide than wildfires of the same size and may be used as a strategy. The ultimate goal of the project is to use the data from the burn, along with modeling techniques to improve

Collins, Gary S.

324

BLM and Forest Service Consider Large-Scale Geothermal Leasing  

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In an effort to encourage appropriate geothermal energy development on public lands, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service have prepared a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for geothermal leasing in the West, including Alaska.

325

DEVELOPING BIOLOGICAL INDICATORS FOR ISOLATED FORESTED WETLANDS IN FLORIDA  

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DEVELOPING BIOLOGICAL INDICATORS FOR ISOLATED FORESTED WETLANDS IN FLORIDA By KELLY CHINNERS REISS at the H.T. Odum Center for Wetlands for stimulating discussion and valuable input along the way of gratitude to the land owners and managers who allowed access to the 118 wetlands throughout Florida

Slatton, Clint

326

How resilient are southwestern ponderosa pine forests after crown fires?  

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forest grades into mixed-conifer forest with few understoryproportion of mixed-conifer forest species, specifically

Savage, M; Mast, J N

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Water Vapor Budget in a Developing Tropical Cyclone and Its Implication for Tropical Cyclone Formation  

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Evolution of the water vapor budget from the tropical wave stage to the tropical cyclone stage is examined using a high-resolution numerical model simulation. The focus is on a time window from 27 h prior to genesis to 9 h after genesis, and the ...

Cody Fritz; Zhuo Wang

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Lynx Conservation in an Ecosystem Management  

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conservation could be approached within the context of ecosystem management. The Concept of Ecosystem-scale analysis, on science-based man- agement, on adaptive management, on interagency cooperation419 Chapter 15 Lynx Conservation in an Ecosystem Management Context Kevin S. McKelvey, USDA Forest

329

Ohio's Forests Resource Bulletin  

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. Butler, Grant M. Domke, Douglas M. Griffith, Cassandra M. Kurtz, W. Keith Moser, Randall S. Morin, Mark D. Nelson, Rachel Riemann, and Christopher W. Woodall Contact Author: Richard Widmann, rwidmann Station, Amherst, MA. Grant M. Domke, Mark D. Nelson, and Christopher W. Woodall are research foresters

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Alice Holt Forest The Forest Research Alice Holt Research Station is located in the centre of the Forest  

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on page 4. Tree species The range of conifer species represented across Alice Holt forest is shownAlice Holt Forest Factsheet 1 Location The Forest Research Alice Holt Research Station is located in the centre of the Forest (National Grid reference SU 813427). The Forest of some 850 hectares straddles

331

ARM - Field Campaign - Year of Tropical Convection (YOTC)  

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govCampaignsYear of Tropical Convection (YOTC) govCampaignsYear of Tropical Convection (YOTC) Campaign Links Year of Tropical Convection Website Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Campaign : Year of Tropical Convection (YOTC) 2008.05.01 - 2010.04.30 Lead Scientist : Sally McFarlane Description Example of a sonde profile available from the ARM Archive The realistic representation of tropical convection in global atmospheric models is a long-standing challenge for weather and global climate models. The lack of fundamental knowledge in this area causes difficulties in modeling and predicting prominent phenomena of the tropical atmosphere such as the inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ), El-Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO), monsoons, the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO), tropical cyclones,

332

Probabilistic Multiple-Linear Regression Modeling for Tropical Cyclone Intensity  

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The authors describe the development and verification of a statistical model relating tropical cyclone intensity to the local large-scale environment. A multiple linear regression framework is used to estimate the expected intensity of a tropical ...

Chia-Ying Lee; Michael K. Tippett; Suzana J. Camargo; Adam H. Sobel

333

The Tropical Cyclone Diurnal Cycle of Mature Hurricanes  

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The diurnal cycle of tropical convection and the tropical cyclone (TC) cirrus canopy has been described extensively in previous studies. However, a complete understanding of the TC diurnal cycle remains elusive and is an area of ongoing research. ...

Jason P. Dunion; Christopher D. Thorncroft; Christopher S. Velden

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

A Parameter for Forecasting Tornadoes Associated with Landfalling Tropical Cyclones  

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The authors develop a statistical guidance product, the tropical cyclone tornado parameter (TCTP), for forecasting the probability of one or more tornadoes during a 6-h period that are associated with landfalling tropical cyclones affecting the ...

Matthew J. Onderlinde; Henry E. Fuelberg

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Diurnal variation of tropical precipitation using five years TRMM data  

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The tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Microwave Imager (TMI) and Precipitation Radar (PR) data are used in this study to reveal diurnal variations of precipitation over the Tropics (30?S ? 30?N) from January, 1998...

Wu, Qiaoyan

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

336

Annual Adjustment of the Thermocline in the Tropical Pacific Ocean  

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In this paper the amplitude-phase characteristics of the annual adjustment of the thermocline in the entire tropical Pacific Ocean are described and numerical experiments with a tropical ocean model are performed to assess the roles of the major ...

Bin Wang; Renguang Wu; Roger Lukas

2000-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Physical Characterization of Tropical Oceanic Convection Observed in KWAJEX  

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The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Kwajalein Experiment (KWAJEX) was designed to obtain an empirical physical characterization of precipitating convective clouds over the tropical ocean. Coordinated datasets were collected by three ...

Sandra E. Yuter; Robert A. Houze Jr.; Eric A. Smith; Thomas T. Wilheit; Edward Zipser

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Forests for People Access, recreation & tourism  

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Strategy Forests for People Access, recreation & tourism on the national forest estate #12;#12;Access, recreation and tourism on the national forest estate | 3 Forests for People Access, recreation suite of outdoor recreation infrastructure. The national forest estate is a place for all types

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BIODIVERSITY Projecting the distribution of forests in  

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­100% of boreal conifer forest in New England by the late 21st century. The range of mixed oak­hickory forests in oak­hickory forests coincide with an approximate 556 m upslope retreat of the boreal conifer forest climate warming in the 21st century is likely to cause the extensive loss of boreal conifer forests

Beckage, Brian

340

WMO/CAS/WWW SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON TROPICAL CYCLONES  

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. As outlined by Dunkerton et al. (2009, hereafter DMW09), the problem of tropical cyclogenesis in the real

Smith, Roger K.

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Carbon emissions and sequestration in forests: Case studies from seven developing countries. Volume 3, India and China  

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As part of the effort to understand the sources of carbon dioxide and other major greenhouse gases, the Tropical Forestry and Global Climate Change Research Network (F-7) was established. The countries taking part in the F-7 Network -- Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria and Thailand -- possess large tracts of tropical forests and together experience the bulk of large scale tropical deforestation. Integreation of work of indigenous researchers and institutions from the participating countries should allow for the gathering of on-site information into the more general and universally available base of knowledge. The information contained in this report represents the results of the first phase of the F-7 project, which had the explicit aim of providing quantitative data on forestry-related carbon emissions from India and China.

Makundi, W.; Sathaye, J. [eds.] [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States); Ravindranath, N.H.; Somashekhar, B.S.; Gadgil, M. [Indian Inst. of Science, Bangalore, (India). Center for Ecological Sciences and ASTRA; Deying, Xu [Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, (China). Research Inst. of Forestry

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

The Impact of Tropical Storm Paul (1999) on the Motion and Rainfall Associated with Tropical Storm Rachel (1999) near Taiwan  

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A heavy rainfall event associated with the passage of Tropical Storm Rachel (1999) over southern Taiwan was studied in which a conceptual model was proposed. In the model, Tropical Storm Paul (1999) plays an important role in impeding the ...

Chun-Chieh Wu; Kevin K. W. Cheung; Jan-Huey Chen; Cheng-Chuan Chang

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FOREST CONSERVATION/CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION Prestigious van Eck Scholarships are available to graduate students (M.S. or  

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to graduate students (M.S. or Ph.D.) seeking training in Forest Conservation and Climate Change Adaptation to manage forest tree species for long-term growth and survival in changing climates. The research options in both academia and private industry. Research will take place at The Hardwood Tree Improvement

344

Forests and The Texas Economy.  

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I UUL; Z TA24S.7 8873 NO.1S96 (Blank Page In -O~-.BilUetiBJ ' t '. ,-. "0: . : ?. FORESTS AND THE TEXAS ECONOMY by Jay O'Laughlin i\\ssociate Professor Texas i\\gricultural Experiment Station (Department of Forest Science) Texas i...\\&M University and Richard A. Williams Graduate Research i\\ssistant Texas i\\gricultural Experiment Station (Department of Forest Science) Texas i\\&M University The assistance and support of the Texas Forestry Association and the Texas Forest Service...

Laughlin, Jay O'; Williams, Richard A.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Conference on "Trees, Woods and Forests in  

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Conference on "Trees, Woods and Forests in British Society" Delegates Pack Organised by the Centre............................................................................................3 1.1 Conference objectives...................................................................................................38 | Forests and Society Conference | BAO and JW | 08/04/2010 2 #12;Forests and Society 1

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Forest Products Marketing -LITHUANIA Market Information  

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Forest Products Marketing - LITHUANIA Market Information Systems ­ principles and practice Experience from Lithuania Presentation by: Dr. A. Gaizutis Marketing department of Vilnius University Chairman, Forest Owners Association of LITHUANIA Workshop:" Forest Products Marketing - from principles

347

Enabling Conditions for Successful Community Forest Enterprises  

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In search of sustainable forest landscapes that reduce poverty and mitigate climate change, many countries have adopted a forest policy model that encourages community forest enterprise (CFE). This paper draws on...

Duncan Macqueen

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Alien plant invasions in tropical and sub-tropical savannas: patterns, processes and prospects  

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Tanzania Species Family Alien plant invasions in savannasLo pez-Olmedo et al. 2007). Alien plant invasions in Africanspecies of naturalised alien plants for tropical savannas in

Foxcroft, Llewellyn C.; Richardson, David M.; Rejmnek, Marcel; Pyek, Petr

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Japan no help to rain forests  

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... TokyoJAPAN is severely criticized for its role in the destruction of the world's tropical rain ... .

David Swinbanks

1989-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

350

Overlooked sedimentary particles from tropical weathering environments  

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...Island, Solimoes River, Brazil. B: Thin-section...Negro and Soli- m es, Brazil: Implications for the...modern sand along a high-energy tropical coast: Baixada...gu , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Journal of South American...of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, and...

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The multiple vortex nature of tropical cyclogenesis  

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) __________________________ __________________________ John Nielsen-Gammon Craig Epifanio (Chair of Committee) (Member) __________________________ __________________________ Fuqing Zhang Hongxing Liu (Member) (Member) December 2004 Major Subject: Atmospheric Sciences... iii ABSTRACT The Multiple Vortex Nature of Tropical Cyclogenesis. (December 2004) Jason Allen Sippel, B.S., Texas A&M University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon This thesis contains an observational analysis...

Sippel, Jason Allen

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352

JAPAN GOING TOWARD FOREST CERTIFICATION September 24, 2004  

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JAPAN GOING TOWARD FOREST CERTIFICATION September 24, 2004 Toshiaki Owari #12;TABLE OF CONTENTS JAPAN: GROWING INTEREST IN FOREST CERTIFICATION................................ 2 FOREST, FORESTRY AND FOREST INDUSTRY IN JAPAN ................................... 2 DIFFERENT FOREST CERTIFICATION SCHEMES

353

Forest floor bulk density and depth at Savannah River - Draft Final Report.  

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Knowing the amount of biomass across a landscape is becoming increasingly important to fire managers as new fuel and fire management decision support systems come on line. Fire managers rarely have the time or funding available to sample fuels operationally and often depend upon mean values for critical variables whose variation is often associated with simple stand characteristics such as age, forest type, time since last burn, stocking, or site, and other easily measured variables. This report outlines a study to collect and analyze litter and duff bulk density samples for developing a simple predictive tool to estimate forest floor fuel loading based on simple stand characteristics.

Maier, Brian; Ottmar, Roger; Wright, Clint

2004-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

354

Wood Supply Chain Optimisation 2010Forest to Market Innovations to Improve Logistics & Operations  

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Wood Supply Chain Optimisation 2010Forest to Market ­ Innovations to Improve Logistics & Operations INTERNATIONALTRENDS IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 9.30am Managing Supply Chain Emissions to Gain and GPS tracking to Improve transport logistics. A case study on HVP Plantations implementation of a new

355

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics | Open  

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Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics Jump to: navigation, search Name International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics Place India Sector Biofuels Product Biofuels ( Academic / Research foundation ) References International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics is a company located in India . References ↑ "International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=International_Crops_Research_Institute_for_the_Semi_Arid_Tropics&oldid=347036

356

Management Plan Management Plan  

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; and 5) consistency with the Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act. In addition, the management plan Plan, Management Plan Page MP­ 1 #12;Management Plan water quality standards, instream flows, privateManagement Plan Management Plan "Management and restoration programs for native salmonids have

357

The ORR NERPs Mesic Natural Area„Primeval Forest?  

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ORR NERP's Mesic Natural Area-Primeval Forest? ORR NERP's Mesic Natural Area-Primeval Forest? Report to Pat Parr, Manager of DOE's Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park September 25, 2004 By John Devereux Joslin, Jr. Belowground Forest Research Introduction Description and Location The Department of Energy's (DOE) "Mesic Natural Area" (MSN) is located in the northeast portion of its Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) and is part of DOE's Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park. The natural area encompasses on its north end approximately 25 acres of unique old-growth deciduous forest. This particular portion of the MSN is unique in the size of its overstory trees, the species composition of those trees, the forest floor flora, and the apparent lack of prior human disturbance.

358

PACIFIC SOUTHWEST Forest and Range  

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operations applied to low elevation forests west of the Valley. The study indicates that considerable burning, the greatest impact on burning operations applied to low elevation forests west of the Valley. The study, the Willamette Valley in western Oregon. On the basis of a sample of 2 dry years, the greatest impact on burning

Standiford, Richard B.

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Final Progress Report on Model-Based Diagnosis of Soil Limitations to Forest Productivity  

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This project was undertaken in support of the forest industry to link modeling of nutrients and productivity with field research to identify methods for enhancing soil quality and forest productivity and for alleviating soil limitations to sustainable forest productivity. The project consisted of a series of related tasks, including (1) simulation of changes in biomass and soil carbon with nitrogen fertilization, (2) development of spreadsheet modeling tools for soil nutrient availability and tree nutrient requirements, (3) additional modeling studies, and (4) evaluation of factors involved in the establishment and productivity of southern pine plantations in seasonally wet soils. This report also describes the two Web sites that were developed from the research to assist forest managers with nutrient management of Douglas-fir and loblolly pine plantations.

Luxmoore, R.J.

2004-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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AMF Deployment, Black Forest, Germany  

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Germany Germany Black Forest Deployment AMF Home Black Forest Home Data Plots and Baseline Instruments CERA COPS Data University of Hohenheim COPS Website COPS Update, April 2009 Experiment Planning COPS Proposal Abstract and Related Campaigns Science Plan (PDF, 12.4M) Outreach COPS Backgrounder (PDF, 306K) Posters AMF Poster, German Vesion Researching Raindrops in the Black Forest News Campaign Images AMF Deployment, Black Forest, Germany Main Site: 48° 32' 24.18" N, 08° 23' 48.72" E Altitude: 511.43 meters In March 2007, the third deployment of the ARM Mobile Facility (AMF) will take place in the Black Forest region of Germany, where scientists will study rainfall resulting from atmospheric uplift (convection) in mountainous terrain, otherwise known as orographic precipitation. ARM

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361

Regional Summary Western Pacific Management Context  

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.5 million pounds) of the Pacific-wide (western-central and eastern Pacific Ocean) total of Pacific bigeye Ocean and the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is active in the eastern Pacific Ocean coordinated management between countries with fishing interests in the Pacific Ocean. The annual bigeye tuna

362

Western Veg Management EA  

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Environmental Assessment for the Environmental Assessment for the Glen Canyon to Pinnacle Peak 345 kV Transmission Lines Vegetation Management Project within the Coconino National Forest November 2011 Glen Canyon-Pinnacle Peak 345 kV Transmission Lines EPG Vegetation Management Project Draft EA i November 2011 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 Section 1 - Purpose and Need for Action .................................................................................... 1-1 2 1.1 Introduction and Background ........................................................................... 1-1 3 1.2 Purpose and Need for Action ............................................................................ 1-3 4 1.3 Location and project Area Description ............................................................. 1-3 5

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Measuring forest structure and biomass in New England forest stands using Echidna ground-based lidar  

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Measuring forest structure and biomass in New England forest stands using Echidna ground Accepted 12 March 2010 Available online 14 May 2011 Keywords: Ground-based lidar Forest structure Biomass biomass with very good accuracy in six New England hardwood and conifer forest stands. Comparing forest

Ni-Meister, Wenge

364

1. Introduction 1.1. Forest definitions  

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forests), conifer high forest (24 %), coppice (11 %) and coppice with stan- dards (37 %). Most protected1. Introduction 1.1. Forest definitions For the French land-cover survey (Teruti) a wood- land or forest is"a vegetation type with a tree cover of 10 per cent or more". In the case of young trees

Helsinki, University of

365

Achieving diversity in Scotland's forest landscapes  

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is covered by forests and woodlands, most of which are conifer forests planted during the last centuryAchieving diversity in Scotland's forest landscapes Practice Guide #12;Practice Guide Achieving diversity in Scotland's forest landscapes Alison Grant and Rick Worrell with Scott Wilson, Duncan Ray

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See Map 143 (A) Forest Hill  

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Warwick Wiangaree Beenleigh Toowoomba Cleveland Redcliffe Urbenville Woodenbone Beaudesert Forest Hill

Greenslade, Diana

367

Future Fuels from Forests Institute Topics  

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conversion to ethanol ·MEECS Energy ResourcesMEECS Energy Resources unit ·Project Learning Tree's Forests of an ethanol-producing facility. · MEECS Energy Resources unit and Project Learning Tree's Forests of the World of forest based ethanol production: · Forest productivity · Biodiversity & conservation biology

368

Conifer introductions decrease richness and alter composition of litter-dwelling beetles (Coleoptera) in Carpathian oak forests  

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Original oak (Quercus) forests in the southwestern Carpathian Mountains, Slovakia, were replaced by non-forest cover or managed stands often containing introduced non-native tree species. We compared the composition, richness, and abundance of litter-dwelling beetle (Coleoptera) communities in 30 stands across three management types: (i) reserved stands that most closely approximate the pre-clearance oak forest, (ii) managed stands of local tree species, and (iii) managed stands with introduced tree species. We collected beetle adults using a dry sieve method from litter collected monthly at eight randomly placed 25cmנ25cm subplots on each plot during the 2004 growing season (giving a total of 1680 samples). Overall, we recorded a total of 1291 individuals belonging to 143 species. Managed stands had different coleopteran composition, and lower total richness and abundance, than reserved stands; these differences were more pronounced in managed stands with introduced tree species. However, coleopteran richness varied with overstory composition; while managed stands dominated by oak did not differ from reserved stands, those dominated by introduced Picea abies were least species rich. Predators and saprophages showed contrasting patterns; predators were more sensitive to forest management than saprophages in terms of species richness, but saprophages were more sensitive in terms of abundance. Both richness and abundance tended to gradually decrease as the originally dominant oak was replaced by conifers. Our results suggest that maintaining the original overstory composition in managed forests, and setting aside forest reserves, can preserve litter-dwelling beetle communities typical of oak forests in the western Carpathians.

Michal Wiezik; Marek Svitok; Martin Dov?iak

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Giant Sequoia Management Strategies on the Tule River Indian Reservation1  

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while maintaining cultural and esthetic values. Strategies for managing giant sequoia forests have been resources has provided the Reservation community with recreational opportunities, cultural values, and economic benefits for many years. Forest management activities are planned in response to Tribal Council

Standiford, Richard B.

370

Forest Carbon Portal | Open Energy Information  

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Forest Carbon Portal Forest Carbon Portal Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Forest Carbon Portal Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Development Programme, United States Agency for International Development, United Kingdom Department for International Development, Forest Trends Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: GHG inventory Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.forestcarbonportal.com/ Forest Carbon Portal Screenshot References: FCP[1] "Ecosystem Marketplace's Forest Carbon Portal is a clearinghouse of information, feature stories, event listings, project details, 'how-to' guides, news, and market analysis on forest-based carbon sequestration projects. Deforestation and land-use change are responsible for 17% of the

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USDA Forest Products Laboratory | Open Energy Information  

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Forest Products Laboratory Forest Products Laboratory Jump to: navigation, search Name USDA Forest Products Laboratory Place Madison, WI Website http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/ References USDA Forest Products Laboratory [1] Information About Partnership with NREL Partnership with NREL Yes Partnership Type Test & Evaluation Partner Partnering Center within NREL Electricity Resources & Building Systems Integration LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! USDA Forest Products Laboratory is a company located in Madison, WI. References ↑ "USDA Forest Products Laboratory" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=USDA_Forest_Products_Laboratory&oldid=381741" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations

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Optimal use of land surface temperature data to detect changes in tropical forest cover  

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Climate Change (2005), Eleventh Conference of Parties (COP), Agenda item 6: Reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries,

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Preserving the Worlds Tropical ForestsA Price on Carbon May Not Do  

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The yield profile is taken as the average of several profiles given in the literature, see Figure S2. ... We thank Wathanyu Amatayakul, Gran Berndes, Maria Grahn, Fredrik Hedenus, Daniel Johansson, Madelene Ostwald, three anonymous reviewers, and participants at the OECD Biofuels Assessment workshop in Copenhagen, 2007, and the Yale ISTF 2008 conference for comments on the paper and the Swedish Energy Agency and Gteborg Energi AB for financial support. ... Berndes, G.; Hoogwijk, M.; van den Broek, R. The contribution of biomass in the future global energy supply: a review of 17 studies Biomass Bioenergy 2003, 25, 1 28 ...

U. Martin Persson; Christian Azar

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Pennsylvanian coniferopsid forests in sabkha facies reveal the nature of seasonal tropical biome  

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...biostratigraphy in the Cerros de Amado, Socorro County, New Mexico, in Lueth V.., et al., eds., Geology of the Chupadera Mesa: New Mexico Geological Society 60th Annual Field Conference Guidebook, p. 183-212. Niklas, K.J. , 1994...

Howard J. Falcon-Lang; Nathan A. Jud; W. John Nelson; William A. DiMichele; Dan S. Chaney; Spencer G. Lucas

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The fate of the tropical forest: Carbon or cattle? Oliver T. Coomesa,, Franque Grimardb  

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Research Institute, Ancon, Panama City, Panama d Philip Sima, School of Architecture, The University Avoided deforestation Carbon trading Panama 1. Commentary In May of 2007, the scientific and technical in an indigenous community in eastern Panama that sought to develop and implement a collective CDM-AR project

Potvin, Catherine

376

Sources or sinks? The responses of tropical forests to current and future climate and atmospheric composition  

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...diameters of all trees above an arbitrary mini- mum size are repeatedly measured...soil/slope maps and pre-determined grid coordinates (D. B. Clark, D. A...and 10 others) 1997 Maximum and mini- mum temperature trends for the globe...

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377

Characterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes in Tropical Forest Soil  

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Characterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes inCharacterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes inCharacterization of Trapped Lignin-Degrading Microbes in

DeAngelis, Kristen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of trapped lignin-degrading microbes in tropical forest soil  

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Thermotogae VHS-B5-50 Table S4, cont?d T1 T2 T3 T4 no ligninligninno lignin lignin no lignin lignin no lignin lignin n.d. n.d.

DeAngelis, K.M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Carbon pools recover more quickly than plant biodiversity in tropical secondary forests  

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...biomass, below-ground biomass, soil carbon content...succession, which included conversion to pasture, cropland...play important roles in biomass recovery [55]. For...that above-ground biomass is lower in secondary...experienced multiple cycles of conversion for shifting agriculture...

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380

The Big Trees Were Kings: Challenges for Global Response to Climate Change and Tropical Forests Loss  

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Brazil Guyana Mexico Suriname India Vietnam Gabon ThailandMalaysia France Laos Guyana Suriname Thailand MadagascarLeone, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Thailand, Uruguay, Uganda,

Irland, Lloyd C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Palaeobotanical studies from tropical Africa: relevance to the evolution of forest, woodland and savannah biomes  

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...than today as well. This contradicts the marine isotope record, but is consistent with...tall-crowned) teeth to accommodate substantial wear from a diet of siliceous grasses, and...C. 1994 Evolution of Early Cenozoic marine temperatures. Paleoceanography 9, 353387...

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382

Above-ground biomass and structure of 260 African tropical forests  

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...Hufkens 13 Dries Huygens 13 29 Philippe Jeanmart 30 Kathryn J. Jeffery 31 32 33 Elizabeth Kearsley 12 13 34 Miguel E. Leal 35 Jon...James R. D. Taplin 45 David Taylor 46 Sean C. Thomas 47 Benjamin Toirambe 12 Hans Verbeeck 34 Jason Vleminckx 48 Lee J. T...

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383

Optimal use of land surface temperature data to detect changes in tropical forest cover  

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The historical MODIS NDVI climatology record is used to filldiffer- ence from this climatology, and its corresponding

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

A neotropical forest bird can measure the slight changes in tropical photoperiod  

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...Grant & Boag 1980; Worthington 1982; Poulin et al. 1992; Young 1994; Komdeur 1996...G. Smith, family C. Carrasco, B. Poulin, G. Lefebvre, L. Erckmann, E. S...environment. Am. Nat. 146, 454^474. Poulin, B., Lefebvre, G. & McNeil, R...

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385

Phylogenetic density dependence and environmental filtering predict seedling mortality in a tropical forest  

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during seedling recruitment (Comita et al. 2010; Gonzalez et al. 2010; Metz et al. 2010). Nevertheless

Chave, Jérôme

386

Plant-Water Relations in Seasonally Dry Tropical Montane Cloud Forests  

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Science 322: 258-261. Comita LS, Engelbrecht BMJ. 2009.258-269. Engelbrecht BMJ, Comita LS, Condit R, Kursar TA,my research. I thank Liza Comita and Donie Bret-Harte for

Goldsmith, Gregory Rubin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Abiotic and biotic drivers of seedling survival in a hurricane-impacted tropical forest  

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. Comita1 *, Maria Uriarte1 , Jill Thompson2 , Inge Jonckheere3 , Charles D. Canham4 and Jess K. Zimmerman2

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Habitat specificity and diversity of tree species in an African wet tropical forest  

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. Chuyong · David Kenfack · Kyle E. Harms · Duncan W. Thomas · Richard Condit · Liza S. Comita Received: 9 Institute, Apdo. 2072, Balboa, Republic of Panama L. S. Comita National Center for Ecological Analysis

Harms, Kyle E.

389

Community Interactions In Tropical Forest Restoration And Environmental Governance In The Panama Canal Watershed  

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Applications 20:1255-1269. Comita, L. S. and S. P. Hubbell.Lin and Augspurger, 2006; Comita and Hubbell, 2009). RecentClark and Clark, 1984; Comita and Hubbell, 2009; Gilbert et

Schweizer, Daniella

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Tropical forest cover change in the 1990s and options for future monitoring  

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...2002). For a complete review of the change detection...the 1990s, but with a standard error for the three 5-year...agriculture, logging and mining. (iii) Southeast Asia...be on the increase. Plans for China to open various...ecosystem monitoring: a review. Int. J. Remote Sens...

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391

Some aspects of ecophysiological and biogeochemical responses of tropical forests to atmospheric change  

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...Figure 1. Modelled response of total wood carbon...thick line, mean response). The increase...year 2200, carbon storage reached a new dynamic...model experiment, response was remarkably slow...2000), and the frequency and intensity of...cycle and surface energy budget, deforestation...

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392

Community Interactions In Tropical Forest Restoration And Environmental Governance In The Panama Canal Watershed  

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Tesis. Universidad de Panama. Facultad de Humanidades.Commission for the Panama Canal Watershed (CICH) ExpandedHidrografica del Canal de Panama. Informe de proyectos.

Schweizer, Daniella

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Journal ofApplied F O RUM 4116? 174 Conservation and biological monitoring of tropical forests  

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, Panama City, Republic of Panama; '\\Institute of Entomology, Czech Academy of Sciences and Biological Institute, Apartado 2072, Balboa, Ancon, Panama City, Republic of Panama(fax + 507 2128148;e

Mathis, Wayne N.

394

Palaeobotanical studies from tropical Africa: relevance to the evolution of forest, woodland and savannah biomes  

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...time interval coincides with the Eocene thermal maximum, a time of warm temperatures...Morley 2000; Sloan & Rea 1995). The thermal budget and dynamics of the hydrological...Tertiary nonmarine sediments of central Sudan. Palynology 13, 7990. Kedves, M...

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395

The Tropical Forest and Fire Emissions Experiment: overview and airborne fire emission factor measurements  

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from smoldering combustion of biomass measured by open-pathand the global budget: Biomass, combustion effi- ciency, andorganic species from biomass combustion, J. Geophys. Res. ,

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396

Optimal use of land surface temperature data to detect changes in tropical forest cover  

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in the visible and near infrared, and vegetation indices (derived from visible and near infrared wavelengths. [ 5 ]the usefulness of visible and near?infrared surface reflec-

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397

Novel biodiversity of natural products-producing tropical marine cyanobacteria.  

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??During the last three decades, tropical marine cyanobacteria have emerged as an extraordinarily prolific source of promising biomedical natural products (NPs). Creative endeavors have been (more)

Engene, Niclas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clarence Strait Tidal Energy Project, Tenax Energy Tropical Tidal...  

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Energy Tropical Tidal Test Centre, Jump to: navigation, search 1 Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleClarenceStraitTidalEnergyProject,TenaxEnergyTropica...

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Ocean dynamics and thermodynamics in the tropical Indo- Pacific region.  

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??The Indonesian archipelago links the tropical Indian and western Pacific Oceans, so transmission of oceanic and atmospheric energy across the archipelago has the potential to (more)

Drushka, Kyla

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Ocean Barrier Layers Effect on Tropical Cyclone Intensification  

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Improving a tropical cyclone's forecast and mitigating its destructive potential requires knowledge of various environmental factors that influence the cyclone's path and intensity. Herein, using a combination of observations and model simulations, we systematically demonstrate that tropical cyclone intensification is significantly affected by salinity-induced barrier layers, which are 'quasi-permanent' features in the upper tropical oceans. When tropical cyclones pass over regions with barrier layers, the increased stratification and stability within the layer reduce storm-induced vertical mixing and sea surface temperature cooling. This causes an increase in enthalpy flux from the ocean to the atmosphere and, consequently, an intensification of tropical cyclones. On average, the tropical cyclone intensification rate is nearly 50% higher over regions with barrier layers, compared to regions without. Our finding, which underscores the importance of observing not only the upper-ocean thermal structure but also the salinity structure in deep tropical barrier layer regions, may be a key to more skillful predictions of tropical cyclone intensities through improved ocean state estimates and simulations of barrier layer processes. As the hydrological cycle responds to global warming, any associated changes in the barrier layer distribution must be considered in projecting future tropical cyclone activity.

Balaguru, Karthik; Chang, P.; Saravanan, R.; Leung, Lai-Yung R.; Xu, Zhao; Li, M.; Hsieh, J.

2012-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Validating Atmospheric Reanalysis Data Using Tropical Cyclones as Thermometers  

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Capsule: Tropical cyclones are used as traveling thermometers to globally sample upper-tropospheric temperatures and help mitigate uncertainties due to discrepancies among different reanalysis data products.

James P. Kossin

402

Forests, carbon and global climate  

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...including shifting to renewable energy sources, increasing...energy use, and energy supply, the only...of forests for mitigation of greenhouse gas...Climate Change 2001: mitigation, pp. 302{343...US Department of Energy. Lloyd, J...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon sequestration potential of tropical pasture compared with afforestation in Panama  

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Carbon sequestration potential of tropical pasture compared with afforestation in Panama S E B) to estimate the carbon sequestration potential of tropical pasture compared with afforestation; and (3 show the potential for considerable carbon sequestration of tropical afforestation and highlight

Potvin, Catherine

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Hospitality Management Hospitality Management  

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of the global hospitality industry. Academic Offerings HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT MINOR HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT MINOR Students pursuing programs in other areas of study may choose a minor Lodging Management 3 HPM 309 Sports Arena Management 3 HPM 312* Cost Control in Food Services (Prereq

McConnell, Terry

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Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-101 Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 1987.  

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Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 1987. Laser Ignition Device and Its Application to Forestry, Fire and Land Management 1 Michael D. Waterworth2 Abstract: A laser ignition device for controlled burning. A laser ignition device (LID), intended initially for the controlled burning of forest logging slash

Standiford, Richard B.

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GIS Data Services Specialist Forest disturbance and carbon cycling Location: Newton Square, Pennsylvania (U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station)  

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GIS Data Services Specialist ­ Forest disturbance and carbon cycling Location: Newton Square Geographic Information System (GIS) and data management support for developing spatial databases sets and in applying analysis techniques and models within a GIS framework. A Master's or PhD degree

Lichstein, Jeremy W.

407

Challenges and a checklist for biodiversity conservation in fire-prone forests: Perspectives from the Pacific Northwest of USA and Southeastern Australia  

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Review Challenges and a checklist for biodiversity conservation in fire-prone forests: Perspectives a b s t r a c t Conserving biodiversity in fire-prone forest ecosystems is challenging for several biodiversity conservation is conceptualized and applied. Important research and management challenges include

Stephens, Scott L.

408

Climate change and tropical biodiversity: a new focus  

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Climate change and tropical biodiversity: a new focus Jedediah Brodie1 , Eric Post2 and William F, Australia Considerable efforts are focused on the consequences of climate change for tropical rainforests climatic changes and human land use) remain understudied. Key concerns are that aridification could

Wisenden, Brian D.

409

TROPICAL CYCLONE RESEARCH REPORT TCRR 2: 131 (2013)  

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circulation (e.g., Marks and Shay 1998). There have been considerable advances in computer technology overTROPICAL CYCLONE RESEARCH REPORT TCRR 2: 1­31 (2013) Meteorological Institute Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich Paradigms for tropical cyclone intensification Michael T. Montgomerya 1 and Roger K

Smith, Roger K.

410

Cyclone Center Using Crowdsourcing to Determine Tropical Cyclone Intensity  

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Cyclone Center Using Crowdsourcing to Determine Tropical Cyclone Intensity Almost all tropical cyclones are not directly observed. Agency estimates of storm position and intensity are not homogeneous in time and space. Cyclone Center uses crowdsourcing to collect data that will lead to a consistent

Hennon, Christopher C.

411

Hybrid coupled modeling of the tropical Pacific using neural networks  

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Hybrid coupled modeling of the tropical Pacific using neural networks Shuyong Li, William W. Hsieh To investigate the potential for improving hybrid coupled models (HCM) of the tropical Pacific by the use: dynamical coupled models, statistical models and hybrid coupled models [Barnston et al., 1994]. A hybrid

Hsieh, William

412

UC leads effort to protect California forests from catastrophic fire  

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Sierra Nevadas mixed conifer forests burned every 15 to 35These mixed conifer ing forest habitat characteristics

Warnert, Jeannette E

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Potential of MODFLOW to model hydrological interactions in a semi-karst floodplain of the Ozark Border Forest in the central US.  

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Riparian shallow groundwater and nutrient movement is important for aquatic and forest ecosystem health. Understanding stream water (SW)shallow groundwater (GW) interactions is necessary for proper management of floodplain biodiversity, but ...

Pennan Chinnasamy; Jason A. Hubbart

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Potential of MODFLOW to Model Hydrological Interactions in a Semikarst Floodplain of the Ozark Border Forest in the Central United States  

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Riparian shallow groundwater and nutrient movement is important for aquatic and forest ecosystem health. Understanding stream water (SW)shallow groundwater (GW) interactions is necessary for proper management of floodplain biodiversity, but it is ...

Pennan Chinnasamy; Jason A. Hubbart

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Emulating Natural Disturbance Regimes: an Emerging Approach for Sustainable Forest  

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applied in three U.S. forest types: Pacific Northwest temperate coniferous, Western mixed-conifer forest types: Pacific Northwest temperate coniferous forests, West- ern mixed-conifer forests, and Northeastern northern hardwood-conifer forests. For each of these examples, we describe existing forest

Vermont, University of

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Simple Multicloud Models for the Diurnal Cycle of Tropical Precipitation. Part I: Formulation and the Case of the Tropical Oceans  

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The variation of tropical precipitation due to the diurnal cycle of solar heating is examined here in the context of two simple models for tropical convection. The models utilize three cloud typescongestus, deep, and stratiformthat are believed ...

Yevgeniy Frenkel; Boualem Khouider; Andrew J. Majda

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of tree cutting and fire on understory vegetation in mixed conifer forests  

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Abstract Mixed conifer forests of western North America are challenging for fire management, as historical fire regimes were highly variable in severity, timing, and spatial extent. Complex fire histories combined with site factors and other disturbances, such insect outbreaks, led to great variation in understory plant communities, and management activities influence future dynamics of both overstory and understory communities. This variation needs to be considered as part of ecosystem-scale efforts to influence future fires and restore the composition and structure of mixed conifer forests. We undertook a systematic review of published studies evaluating effects of tree cutting and fire on understory vegetation in western North American mixed conifer forests. Forty-one studies, published in 50 articles, met inclusion criteria and encompassed projects in seven states in the USA and British Columbia in Canada. Total understory plant abundance (cover, biomass, or density) commonly declined in the short term within 4years after treatment. This may result from damage to plants during tree cutting operations or fire, heavy loadings of slash, little change or even expansion of tree canopies after low-intensity treatments, herbivory, or drought. In contrast, all 7 studies measuring understories longer than 5years since treatment reported increases in understory metrics. Treatments in these long-term studies also persistently decreased tree canopy cover. Most or all native species endured (even if reduced in abundance) through cutting operations or fire. A model of understory response has emerged that treatments generally do not eliminate species, and often benefit species absent or uncommon in untreated forest. Groups of native species (e.g., Epilobium spp.) appear fire-dependent, because they are uncommon or absent in unburned mixed conifer forests and after tree cutting alone. Cutting and prescribed fire applied together resulted in the greatest invasion of non-native plants, but non-native cover was minimal compared to native cover. Few studies examined influences of intensity of tree cutting or severity of prescribed fire, but overstoryunderstory relationships suggest that treatments must substantially reduce overstory density from maximum values (which can exceed 3000stemsha?1 and 80m2ha?1 basal area) and tree canopy cover to forest understory. Few studies examined understory dynamics after wildfire relative to unburned forest, and further work is warranted because wildfire is a likely eventual outcome of passive management in these forests. Across a broad region from the southwestern United States into Canada, prescribed fire and tree cutting consistently increased disturbance-promoted native species in the short term and total understory abundance in the long term. Active management using tree cutting and fire will likely benefit both biodiversity conservation and fire management in current mixed conifer forests.

Scott R. Abella; Judith D. Springer

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Salvage logging and forest renewal affect early aspen stand structure after catastrophic wind  

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Abstract Among the major natural disturbances that occur in the North American boreal forest, the effects of catastrophic wind are the least studied due to its infrequent occurrence, often in inaccessible areas, and lack of rapid research response. Most documented studies have been conducted in conifer or mixedwood forests and generally have not considered follow up forest renewal operations such as salvage logging followed by planting and tending. In 2006 after a severe wind disturbance in trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) forest in northeastern Ontario, we established an operational study to investigate the effects of post-wind disturbance treatments on stand structure (residual live trees, snags, and downed wood) and early forest regeneration. The treatments were blowdown (B), blowdown followed by salvage logging (BS), blowdown followed by salvage logging, windrowing and planting (BSP), BSP followed by aerial spray (tending) with glyphosate 1year after planting (BSPT), and clearcut (C). The operational salvage logging removed about 55% of the 60 m3 ha?1 of the snags and 15% of the 390 m3 ha?1 of the coarse downed wood. The relatively low rate of salvage removal increased the abundance (density and stocking) of aspen regeneration and reduced moss cover, but did not affect average height of aspen suckers or the abundance (cover) of other vegetation types. The mechanical operations damaged much of the advanced growth of conifers (mostly black spruce and balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.) released by the wind. However, these stems were not sufficiently abundant to contribute significantly to the regenerating forest. Windrowing before planting slightly reduced the amount of area covered by downed wood, while the tending reduced broadleaf regeneration and the abundance of shrubs and increased conifer regeneration and the abundance of grasses. If the management objective is to renew aspen forests lost to catastrophic wind, salvage logging is a viable option to clear the site for regeneration. Forest renewal treatments, including planting and tending, are required when the management objective is conifer regeneration.

Rongzhou Man; Han Y.H. Chen; Andrew Schafer

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fire and Forest History in Mixed-Conifer Forests of Southwest Colorado  

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Fire and Forest History in Mixed-Conifer Forests of Southwest Colorado Peter M. Brown, Rocky Creek (56 plots spanning ponderosa/dry mixed-conifer to subalpine forests) Bear Park (43 plots spanning wetBear Park (43 plots spanning wet mixed-conifer to subalpine forests). #12;Archuleta Mesa Brown, P

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Global Forest Resource Assessment | Open Energy Information  

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Global Forest Resource Assessment Global Forest Resource Assessment Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Global Forest Resource Assessment Agency/Company /Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Publications Website: www.fao.org/forestry/fra/fra2010/en/ Global Forest Resource Assessment Screenshot References: Global Forest Research Assessment[1] Overview "FAO, in cooperation with its member countries, has monitored the world's forests at 5 to 10 year intervals since 1946. These global assessments provide valuable information to policy-makers in countries, to international negotiations, arrangements and organizations related to forests and to the general public. The Global Forest Resources Assessment

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International Forest Policy Database | Open Energy Information  

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International Forest Policy Database International Forest Policy Database Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: International Forest Policy Database Agency/Company /Organization: GTZ Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Dataset Website: www.etfrn.org/etfrn/topics/policy/index.html International Forest Policy Database Screenshot References: GTZ International Forest Policy Database[1] Overview "This topic page is being developed in cooperation with GTZ-IWP, the International Forest Policy project of the German organisation for international cooperation. GTZ-IWP has contributed considerably to the ETFRN NEWS 41/42 on national forest programmes. During this cooperation both GTZ and ETFRN identified a need for a central point of access to information on international forest

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Forest Research No. 37 May 2007  

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. ©AndreaKiewitt EcoThe Biodiversity and Conservation Newsletter of Ecology Division Forest Research type #12;2 Forest Research Welcome to the May issue of Ecotype, the Biodiversity and Conservation

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Mixed Conifer Forests of the Sierra Nevada  

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The mixed conifer forest of the Sierra Nevada in California is ... States with visible symptoms of ozone injury to conifers (the other areas are the San Bernardino ... ]). The Sierra Nevada contains the largest forest

D. L. Peterson; M. J. Arbaugh

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Future Forests Program Plan 2013 2016  

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is that knowledge produced by Future Forests will make possible an increased and yet, we envision that knowledge produced by Future Forests will contribute for biodiversity conservation, water protection, recreational needs, climate change mitigation

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Project risk and appeals in U.S. Forest Service planning  

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The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires U.S. Forest Service planning processes to be conducted by interdisciplinary teams of resource specialists to analyze and disclose the likely environmental impacts of proposed natural resource management actions on Forest Service lands. Multiple challenges associated with these processes have been a source of frustration for the agency. One of these challenges involves administrative appeals through which public entities can challenge a Forest Service decision following a NEPA process. These appeals instigate an internal review process and can result in an affirmation of the Forest Service decision, a reversal of that decision, or additional work that re-initiates all or part of the NEPA process. We examine the best predictors of appeals and their outcomes on a representative sample of 489 Forest Service NEPA processes that were decided between 2007 and 2009. While certain factors associated with pre-existing social contexts (such as a history of controversy) or pre-determined elements of a proposed action (such as the extraction of forest products) predispose certain processes to a higher risk of appeals, other practices and process-related strategies within the control of the agency also appear to bear meaningful influence on the occurrence of appeals and their outcomes. Appeals and their outcomes were most strongly related to programmatic, structural (turnover of personnel in particular), and relationship risks (both internal and external) within the processes, suggesting the need for greater focus within the agency on cultivating positive internal and external relationships to manage the risk of appeals. -- Highlights: ? We examined appeals and their outcomes on 489 U.S. Forest Service NEPA processes. ? Project type, context, team turnover, and personal relationships predicted appeals. ? External relationship management and staff turnover best predicted appeal outcomes. ? Positive internal and external relationships appear to reduce appeal risks.

Stern, Marc J., E-mail: mjstern@vt.edu [Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, 304 Cheatham Hall (0324), Blacksburg, VA 24061 (United States); Predmore, S. Andrew, E-mail: spred2@uis.edu [Department of Environmental Studies, University of Illinois-Springfield, Public Affairs Center, Room 314, Springfield, IL 62703 (United States); Morse, Wayde C., E-mail: morsewc@auburn.edu [School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, 3301 Forestry and Wildlife Bldg., Auburn, AL 36849 (United States); Seesholtz, David N., E-mail: dseesholtz@fs.fed.us [Focused Science Delivery Program, Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 1249S Vinnell Way, Suite 200, Boise, ID 83709 (United States)

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Ammonia at Blodgett Forest, Sierra Nevada, USA  

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Forest, Sierra Nevada, USA Marc L. Fischer and DavidRd. , Berkeley CA, 94720, USA Corresponding author address:

Fischer, Marc L.; Littlejohn, David

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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What is this thing called MixedWhat is this thing called Mixed Conifer Forest?Conifer Forest?  

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What is this thing called MixedWhat is this thing called Mixed Conifer Forest?Conifer Forest? Bill Conifer Forests of SW ColoradoConifer Forests of SW Colorado How to restore & maintain the natural of this ecosystemecosystem #12;What causes mixed conifer forestsWhat causes mixed conifer forests to be so diverse?to be so

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EVALUATING THE RISK OF AIR POLLUTION TO FORESTS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE  

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Foliar damage to trees by air pollution in Central and Eastern Europe has been a major scientific and political issue. Emissions of toxic gases such as sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides can have wide-ranging effects on local and regional vegetation that can be compounded by other environmental stresses to plant growth. Since uptake and physiological effects of these gases on tree leaves are largely mediated by stomata, surrogate methods for estimating pollutant conductances into leaves and forest canopies may lead to risk assessments for major vegetation types that can then be used in regional planning. Management options to ameliorate or mitigate air pollutant damage to forests and losses in productivity are likely to be more difficult to widely implement than on-the-stack emissions abatement, Informed management and policy decisions regarding Central and Eastern European forests are dependent on the development of quantitative tools and models for risk assessment of the effects of atmospheric pollutants on ecosystem health and productivity.

ELLSWORTH,D.S.; OLEKSYN,J.

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forests and biodiversity UK Forestry Standard Guidelines  

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Forests and biodiversity UK Forestry Standard Guidelines #12;Key to symbols UKFS Requirements;Forests and biodiversity Forestry Commission: Edinburgh UK Forestry Standard Guidelines #12;© Crown Commission in 2011. ISBN 978-0-85538-831-7 FORESTRY COMMISSION (2011). Forests and Biodiversity. UK Forestry

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Forest and Carbon offset investments: problems and  

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and problems related to forest investments as C sinks 2. The two markets: ­The "regulated" market ­The voluntary market 3. Some final considerations 1. Mitigation options and problems related to forest (Bioenergy / biofuels) Mitigation options in the forest sector #12;2 Source: Schlamadinger, 2000 2. The two

Pettenella, Davide

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PUBLICATIONS LIST Louisiana Forest Products Development Center  

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to Air-Drying and Kiln-drying from the Green Condition. Gibson, Grozdits #29 Southern Forest ProductsPUBLICATIONS LIST Louisiana Forest Products Development Center School of Renewable Natural Forest Products Development Center RESEARCH BRIEFS #1 An Overview of the Louisiana Secondary Wood

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FOREST SERVICE U. .DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE  

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settbgs; planing m d ts; scenic roads; visible area; esthetic WT; Bhck Hills Nationd Forest, Many types, was developed. BLACK HILLS NATIONAL FOREST Each summer, thousands of recreationists visit the Black HlillsCSOUTH FOREST SERVICE U. §.DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE P.O. BOX 245, BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94701 BLE

Standiford, Richard B.

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THE NATIONAL FOREST RESERVATION COMMISSION AND FOREST RESEARCH RESERVES  

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...George E. Johnson, Kansas State Agricultural...president of the Kansas Psychological Association...president of the Kansas Entomolog-ical...reforestation and timber production on forest lands-by...not as a museum site or as a recreational...STATION SAND-STORM ELECTRICITY THE discussions...

R. D. Forbes

1930-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Post-1935 changes in forest vegetation of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA: Part 2Mixed conifer, spruce-fir, and quaking aspen forests  

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This study examined changes in never-harvested mixed conifer (MCF), spruce-fir (SFF), and quaking aspen forests (QAF) in Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP), Arizona, USA based on repeat sampling of two sets of vegetation study plots, one originally sampled in 1935 and the other in 1984. The 1935 plots are the earliest-known, sample-intensive, quantitative documentation of forest vegetation over a Southwest USA landscape. Findings documented that previously described increases in densities and basal areas attributed to fire exclusion were followed by decreases in 19352004 and 19842005. Decreases in MCF were attributable primarily to quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) and white fir (Abies concolor), but there were differences between dry-mesic and moist-mesic MCF subtypes. Decreases in SFF were attributable to quaking aspen, spruce (Picea engelmannii+Picea pungens), and subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa). Decreases in QAF resulted from the loss of quaking aspen during succession. Changes in ponderosa pine forest (PPF) are described in a parallel paper (Vankat, J.L., 2011. Post-1935 changes in forest vegetation of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA: part 1 ponderosa pine forest. Forest Ecology and Management 261, 309325). Graphical synthesis of historical and modern MCF data sets for GCNP indicated tree densities and basal areas increased from the late 19th to the mid 20th century and then decreased to the 21st century. Changes began earlier, occurred more rapidly, and/or were larger at higher elevation. Plot data showed that basal area decreased earlier and/or more rapidly than density and that decreases from 1935 to 2004 resulted in convergence among MCF, SFF, and PPF. If GCNP coniferous forests are trending toward conditions present before fire exclusion, this implies density and basal area were more similar among these forests in the late 19th century than in 1935. Changes in MCF and SFF can be placed in a general framework of forest accretion, inflection, and recession in which increases in tree density and basal area are followed by an inflection point and decreases. Accretion was triggered by the exogenous factor of fire exclusion, and inflection and recession apparently were driven by the endogenous factor of density-dependent mortality combined with exogenous factors such as climate. Although the decreases in density and basal area could be unique to GCNP, it is likely that the historical study plots provided a unique opportunity to quantitatively determine forest trends since 1935. This documentation of post-1935 decreases in MCF and SFF densities and basal areas indicates a shift in perspective on Southwestern forests is needed.

John L. Vankat

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forest fuel mapping and evaluation of LANDFIRE fuel maps in Boulder County, Colorado, USA  

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Forest fuel mapping and evaluation of LANDFIRE fuel maps in Boulder County, Colorado, USA Kevin fuels to accumulate where previously frequent fires prevailed (Covington and Moore, 1994; Caprio management and mitigation is quantifying the fuel load and spatial arrangement of combustible material across

Stephens, Scott L.

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Assessing Naturalness in Northern Great Lakes Forests Based on Historical Land-Cover and Vegetation Changes  

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Assessing Naturalness in Northern Great Lakes Forests Based on Historical Land-Cover and Vegetation was developed to assess to what degree landscapes represent a natural state. Protected areas are often regarded into naturalness assessments and the results provide useful information for future park management. More broadly

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Mid Career Training of Indian Forest Service Officers: International Training Program  

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Phase III Mid Career Training of Indian Forest Service Officers: International Training Program Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Department & Center for Protected Area Management and Training #12;Report Authors This training program summary report was produced by Andrew W. Don Carlos, Tara L. Teel

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Spatial and temporal variation in fruit use by wildlife in a forested landscape  

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Spatial and temporal variation in fruit use by wildlife in a forested landscape John P. Mc of fruit from 22 common plant species over 2 years in five habitats of a managed landscape in South Carolina (USA). Our long-term goal is to determine the importance of fruit as a resource for vertebrates

McCarty, John P.

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Basic principles of forest fuel reduction treatments James K. Agee a,*, Carl N. Skinner b  

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of uncharacteristically severe wildfire, but drier forests are in need of active management to mitigate fire hazard. We the likelihood that the stand will survive a wildfire. Five empirical examples of such treatment are discussed, Colorado, 2002; and the Cone fire, California, 2002. Applying treatments at an appropriate landscape scale

California at Berkeley, University of

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Forest soil characteristics under varing tree species in East Texas: implications for sustained productivity  

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The maintenance of long-term soil productivity is very important to forest managers for continued production of greater quantities of wood from a smaller land base in shorter periods of time. Nutrient cycling is a vital component of long-term soil...

Scott, David Andrew

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of bank credit for cattle raising in financing tropical deforestation: An economic case study from Panama  

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Panama's rapid deforestation for cattle pasture is causing serious environmental problems, as well as negative economic and social consequences. Bank credit encourages deforestation by making cattle pasture expansion more affordable, more profitable, or less risky. Two governmental banks in Panama supply most of the institutional credit provided to small- and medium-scale ranchers, through loans from the Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank. Panama's large-scale ranchers obtain credit mostly from private commercial banks at subsidized interest rates. This study estimates that at least 7-10 percent of Panama's annual deforestation is due to governmental bank cattle credit. Cattle credit is more important in the loss of remaining forest fragments in long-settled areas than in forest-to-pasture conversion in frontier areas. However, because of the high environmental value of these forest remnants, their credit-induced loss is a serious public policy problem. Other incentives for cattle pasture expansion include beef markets, securing land claims, land price speculation, tax advantages, and the prestige value of cattle ranching. With care, the findings from this study can be generalized to many other tropical Latin American countries. Options available for minimizing deforestation include prohibiting or reducing institutional credit to cattle ranchers, restricting cattle credit to areas where little or no potential exists for additional deforestation, and eliminating interest rate subsidies on cattle credit. Such credit policy reforms would also improve economic efficiency and income distribution. other policy variables also influence Panama's deforestation rate: road construction and improvement, establishment and enforcement of protected areas, land titling laws and procedures, taxes, commercial forestry policies, beef pricing and export policies, the siting of hydroelectric projects, and policies that promote alternative employment for forest settlers.

Ledec, G.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forest Conservation Act (Maryland) | Department of Energy  

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Forest Conservation Act (Maryland) Forest Conservation Act (Maryland) Forest Conservation Act (Maryland) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fed. Government Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Maryland Program Type Environmental Regulations Siting and Permitting Provider Maryland Department of Natural Resources The main purpose of Maryland's Forest Conservation Act is to minimize the loss of Maryland's forest resources during land development by making the

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Building Blocks of Tropical Diabatic Heating  

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Rotated EOF analyses are used to study the composition and variability of large-scale tropical diabatic heating profiles estimated from eight field campaigns. The results show that the profiles are composed of a pair of building blocks. These are the stratiform heating with peak heating near 400hpa and a cooling peak near 700hPa and convective heating with a heating maximum near 700hPa. Variations in the contributions of these building blocks account for the evolution of the large-scale heating profile. Instantaneous top (bottom) heavy large scale heating profiles associated with excess of stratiform (convective) heating evolve towards a stationary mean profile due to exponential decay of the excess stratiform (convective) heating.

Hagos, Samson M.

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forest Carbon Index | Open Energy Information  

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Forest Carbon Index Forest Carbon Index Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Forest Carbon Index Agency/Company /Organization: Resources for the Future Partner: United Nations Foundation Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: Finance, GHG inventory, Market analysis Resource Type: Maps, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: www.forestcarbonindex.org/ Web Application Link: www.forestcarbonindex.org/maps.html Cost: Free References: Forest Carbon Index [1] The Forest Carbon Index (FCI) compiles and displays global data relating to biological, economic, governance, investment, and market readiness conditions for every forest and country in the world, revealing the best places and countries for forest carbon investments. Please use this site to

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Data Archive of the Harvard Forest, a Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Site  

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Since 1907 research and education have been the mission of the Harvard Forest is one of the oldest and most intensively studied forests in North America. Located in Petersham, Massachusetts, its 3000 acres of land have been a center of research and education since 1907. The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program, established in 1988 and funded by the National Science Foundation, provides a framework for much of this activity. An understanding of forest responses to natural and human disturbance and environmental change over broad spatial and temporal scales pulls together research topics including biodiversity studies, the effects of invasive organisms, large experiments and permanent plot studies, historical and retrospective studies, soil nutrient dynamics, and plant population and community ecological interactions. Major research in forest-atmosphere exchange, hydrology, and regional studies places the work in regional and global context, aided by modeling tools. Conservation and management research and linkages to policy have been part of the Forest since its beginning, and the approaches used in New England can often apply to international studies. [Copied from http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/research.html] In addition to more than 150 datasets, the Visual Information Access system at Harvard University Library makes nearly 900 images pertaining to Harvard Forest research available online to the public.

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ARM - Field Campaign - Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere Coupled  

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govCampaignsTropical Ocean Global Atmosphere Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere govCampaignsTropical Ocean Global Atmosphere Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Exp Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Campaign : Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Exp 1992.07.11 - 1993.02.28 Lead Scientist : Chuck Long Data Availability Final data available. For data sets, see below. Summary IOP completed. Description The Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment (TOGA-COARE) was conducted to better understand the structure of the coupled system of the warm pool of the western Pacific Ocean. Hundreds of participants from dozens of countries took part in this experiment from November 1, 1992 through February 28, 1993. Campaign Data Sets

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Patterns of Convection in the Tropical Western Pacific  

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Patterns of Convection in the Tropical Western Pacific Patterns of Convection in the Tropical Western Pacific J. H. Mather Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington Introduction Convection is ubiquitous throughout the maritime continent region. However, the frequency of convec- tion is not uniform. While much of this region does not experience seasons to the same degree as one finds in mid-latitudes, the annual cycle of the sun's passage does have a large impact on convection throughout the maritime continent and the tropical western Pacific. The distribution of islands also affects convection in a variety of ways. Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program has three sites in the Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) region, illustrated in Figure 1. The sites are located on Manus, Nauru, and at Darwin, Australia.

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Properties of tropical convection observed by ARM millimeter-radars  

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Properties of tropical convection observed by ARM millimeter-radars Properties of tropical convection observed by ARM millimeter-radars Haynes, John Colorado State University Stephens, Graeme Colorado State University Category: Cloud Properties The results of an analysis of tropical cloud systems observed from a variety of vertically pointing radar systems are described. In particular, observations taken during five years of operation of the ARM millimeter wavelength radar system (MMCR) at Manus Island in the Tropical West Pacific region are characterized into cloud classes according to the radar reflectivity structures of these cloud systems, associated rainfall, and surface radiative properties. These observations of cloud properties are composited with respect to various phases of the Madden Julian Oscillation, which is a dominant mode of variability at Manus Island. A method of better

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Lunty Tropical Fish Aquaculture Low Temperature Geothermal Facility | Open  

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Lunty Tropical Fish Aquaculture Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Lunty Tropical Fish Aquaculture Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Lunty Tropical Fish Aquaculture Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Lunty Tropical Fish Sector Geothermal energy Type Aquaculture Location Buhl, Idaho Coordinates 42.5990714°, -114.7594946° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Tropical Warm Pool  

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Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment May, Peter Bureau or Meteorology Research Centre Mather, James Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Jakob, Christian BMRC One of the most complete data sets describing tropical convection ever collected will result from the upcoming Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment (TWPICE) in the area around Darwin in late 2005 and early 2006. The aims of the experiment will be to examine convective cloud systems from their initial stages through to the decay of the cirrus generated and to measure their impact on the environment. The experiment design includes an unprecedented network of ground-based observations (soundings, active and passive remote sensors) combined with a large range of low, mid and high altitude aircraft for in-situ and remote sensing

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Observed Rainfall Asymmetry in Tropical Cyclones Making Landfall over China  

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In this study, the rainfall asymmetries in tropical cyclones (TCs) that made landfall in Hainan (HN), Guangdong (GD), Fujian (FJ), Zhejiang (ZJ) Provinces of Mainland China and Taiwan (TW) from 2001 to 2009 were analyzed based on the TRMM ...

Zifeng Yu; Yuqing Wang; Haiming Xu

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Eddy formation and propagation in the eastern tropical Pacific  

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Observations of eddies in the eastern tropical Pacific from TOPEX altimetry data show that there are seasonal and interannual variations in eddy activity. Comparisons between time of eddy formation and corresponding wind data show that not all...

Jhingran, Vikas Gopal

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical air mass modification over water (Gulf of Mexico Region)  

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TROPICAL AIR MASS MODIFICATION OVER WA~ (Gulf of Mexico Region) By Ernest Frederick Sorgnit A Thesis Submitted to the Graduate School of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in partial fu]Afillment of the requirements...

Sorgnit, Ernest Frederick

1952-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Seasonal Forecasting of Regional Tropical Cyclone Activity  

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Tropical cyclones (TCs) are a hazard to life and property and a prominent element of the global climate system; therefore, understanding and predicting TC location, intensity, and frequency is of both societal and scientific significance. ...

G. A. Vecchi; T. Delworth; R. Gudgel; S. Kapnick; A. Rosati; A. T. Wittenberg; F. Zeng; W. Anderson; V. Balaji; K. Dixon; L. Jia; H.-S. Kim; L. Krishnamurthy; R. Msadek; W. F. Stern; S. D. Underwood; G. Villarini; X. Yang; S. Zhang

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Tropical Cyclone Center Identification Methods in Numerical Models  

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Identifying the center of a tropical cyclone in a high-resolution model simulation has a number of operational and research applications, including constructing a track, calculating azimuthal means and perturbations, and diagnosing vortex tilt. ...

Leon T. Nguyen; John Molinari; Diana Thomas

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Southern Hemisphere Additional Ozonesondes (SHADOZ) 19982000 tropical ozone climatology  

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ozone record from Paramaribo, Surinam (6°N, 55°W) (also in SHADOZ) shows a marked contrast to southern tropical ozone because Surinam is often north of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). A more

Thompson, Anne

457

The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics  

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Tropical deforestation accounts for almost one-fifth of greenhouse gas emissions and threatens the worlds most diverse ecosystems. Much of this deforestation is driven by illegal logging. We use novel satellite data that ...

Burgess, Robin

458

Reduction of tropical land region precipitation variability via transpiration  

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Tropical rainforests are known to exhibit low intraseasonal precipitation variability compared with oceanic areas with similar mean precipitation in observations and models. In the present study, the potential role of ...

Lee, Jung-Eun

459

Wind Speed Changes of North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones Preceding Landfall  

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Landfalling tropical cyclones have been extensively researched, especially their degradation upon coming ashore and the hazardous weather they create along coastlines and farther inland. Many of the factors that weaken storms over land could begin ...

Peter Yaukey

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones and U.S. Flooding  

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Riverine flooding associated with North Atlantic tropical cyclones (TCs) is responsible for large societal and economic impacts. The effects of TC flooding are not limited to the coastal regions, but affect large areas away from the coast, and often away ...

Gabriele Villarini; Radoslaw Goska; James A. Smith; Gabriel A. Vecchi

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Origin of tropical American burrowing reptiles by transatlantic rafting  

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...tropical American burrowing reptiles by transatlantic rafting Nicolas Vidal 1 2 * Anna Azvolinsky...species. Until now, only four or five transatlantic dispersal events were known in terrestrial...amphisbaenid (Kearney 2003), only transatlantic dispersal (Africa to South America...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Using wind power to prevent tropical cyclone development  

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A rough model of a tropical cyclone in the form of a spatial autooscillatory system of the spiral type is proposed. Based on this model, the kinetic energy of a cyclone is estimated and a method of preventing ...

V. I. Kaganov

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment  

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Tropical Warm Pool Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment General Description The Tropical Warm Pool - International Cloud Experiment (TWP-ICE) was a collaborative effort led by the U.S. Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Beginning January 21 and ending February 14, 2006, the experiment was conducted in the region near the ARM Climate Research Facility in Darwin, Northern Australia. This permanent facility is fully equipped with sophisticated instruments for measuring cloud and other atmospheric properties to provide a long-term record of continuous observational data. Measurements obtained from the other experiment components (explained below) will complement this dataset to provide a detailed description of the tropical atmosphere.

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Seawater Air Conditioning for Downtown Engineering Project Manager  

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Seawater Air Conditioning for Downtown Honolulu Scott Higa Engineering Project Manager Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC Abstract As a tropical island state, Hawaii has a year-round demand for air conditioning. Conventional air conditioning systems are energy intensive and represent close to 50 percent

Frandsen, Jannette B.

465

Purchase of Computers for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service at the Savannah River Site, OAS-M-12-03  

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Audits and Inspections Audits and Inspections Management Alert Purchase of Computers for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service at the Savannah River Site OAS-M-12-03 March 2012 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 March 23, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE MANAGER, SAVANNAH RIVER OPERATIONS OFFICE FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Management Alert on "Purchase of Computers for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service at the Savannah River Site" IMMEDIATE CONCERN In October 2011, the Office of Inspector General received a complaint that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service - Savannah River (Forest Service) had purchased a number of

466

Feasibility study for a tropical island sea kayaking ecotourism business  

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of NASTER OF AGRICULTURE August 1993 Najor Subject: Natural Resaurces Development Feasibility Study For 4 Tropical Island Sea Kayak ing Ecotourism Business A Professional Paper by NARY ALEXANDRIA ELDERGILL Appr as to style and content by: Louis A.... Hodges (Chair of Committee) esus H H ojosa (N r) Lauriston E. King mber) Carson E. Watt ( Interim Head of Department) August 1993 ABSTRACT Feasibility Study For A Tropical Island Sea Kayaking Ecotourism Business (May 1992) Mary A. Eldergill, B...

Eldergill, Mary Alexandria

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

467

Office of Legacy Management  

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Energy Energy Office of Legacy Management JUL 1 0 2008 Alonso Ramirez, Scientific Director EI Verde Research Station Institute for Tropical Ecosystem Studies University of Puerto Rico P.o. Box 21910 San Juan, PR 00931 .Subject: Regulatory Status of Study Area 4 Dear Dr. Ramirez: I want to thank you and your staff, especially John Bithom for taking time to escort us to Study Area 4 several weeks ago. While planning the visit to the EI Verde Research Station, we mentioned that the radioactive materials license for the tree in Study Area 4 was terminated. Termination was based on radiological conditions meeting criteria for protectiveness. At that time, we sent by email the application to amend the University of Puerto Rico radioactive materials license, which we

468

Stormwater Management for UMore Park Molly McClung  

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1 Stormwater Management for UMore Park Molly McClung Plan B Project University of Minnesota College runoff could have significant impacts on the City's stormwater system as well as additional water-basswood forest".5 Managing rainwater in a manner to encourage soil infiltration reduces runoff into municipal

Amin, S. Massoud

469

Disaster Management Projects Using Wireless Sensor Networks: An Overview  

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There are numerous projects dealing with disaster management and emergency response that use wireless sensor networks technologies. Indeed, WSNs offer a good alternative compared to traditional ad hoc networks. Air pollution monitoring, forest fire detection, ... Keywords: Wireless Sensor Networks, Disaster Management, Emergency Response, Information Systems

Imane Benkhelifa, Nadia Nouali-Taboudjemat, Samira Moussaoui

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Survey of Critical Wetlands Bureau of Land Management Lands  

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Survey of Critical Wetlands Bureau of Land Management Lands South Park, Park County, Colorado 2003 Delivery Colorado State University #12;Survey of Critical Wetlands Bureau of Land Management Lands South place from unique wetlands to high quality grasslands to the bristlecone pine forests to its alpine

471

The influence of tropical heating displacements on the extratropical climate  

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The hypothesis is advanced that a latitudinal shift in the tropical convective heating pattern can significantly alter temperatures in the extratropics. Results of a simplified GCM show that the shift of a prescribed tropical heating toward the summer pole, on time scales longer than a few weeks, leads to a more intense cross-equatorial [open quotes]winter[close quotes] Hadley circulation, enhanced upper-level tropical easterlies, and a slightly stronger subtropical winter jet, accompanied by warming at the winter middle and high latitudes as a result of increased dynamical heating. The indications are that there is a robust connection between the net dynamic heating in the extratropics and the implied changes in the subtropical wind shear resulting from adjustments in the Hadley circulation associated with convective heating displacements in the tropics. The implications are that (i) the low-frequency temporal variability in the Hadley circulation may play an important role in modulating wave transport in the winter extratropics, (ii) the global climate may be sensitive to those processes that control deep cumulus convection in the tropics, and (iii) systematic temperature biases in GCMs may be reduced by improving the tropical rainfall simulation. 43 refs., 49 figs.

Hou, A.Y. (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD (United States))

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forests / Climate change persp ctive  

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. This characterisation leads them to advocate measures ­ market liberalisation, private risk management instruments continuously and insistently despite mixed results, to say the least: liberalisation, pri- vate risk management

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

473

Response of tropical sea surface temperature, precipitation, and tropical cyclone-related variables to changes in global and local forcing  

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A single-column model is used to estimate the equilibrium response of sea surface temperature (SST), precipitation, and several variables related to tropical cyclone (TC) activity to changes in both local and global forcing. ...

Sobel, Adam

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COLORADO STATEWIDE FOREST RESOURCE ASSESSMENTCOLORADO STATEWIDE FOREST RESOURCE ASSESSMENTCOLORADO STATEWIDE FOREST RESOURCE ASSESSMENTCOLORADO STATEWIDE FOREST RESOURCE ASSESSMENT CFRI Conference onCFRI Conference onCFRI Conference onCFRI Conference on W  

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COLORADO STATEWIDE FOREST RESOURCE ASSESSMENTCOLORADO STATEWIDE FOREST RESOURCE ASSESSMENTCOLORADOCFRI Conference onCFRI Conference onCFRI Conference on Working Together to Sustain Colorado's ForestsWorking Together to Sustain Colorado's ForestsWorking Together to Sustain Colorado's ForestsWorking Together

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Forest inventory: Peter T. Johnson Wildlife Mitigation Unit, Craig Mountain, Idaho. Final Report.  

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The primary objective of this report is to determine the quantity and quality of existing forest habitat types on the 59,991-acre Peter T. Johnson Wildlife Mitigation Unit (WMU). Products from this effort include a description of the ecological condition, a map of habitat types, and an inventory of forest resources on the WMU lands. The purpose of this and other resource inventories (plant and wildlife) is to assess the current resources condition of the WMU and to provide necessary information to generate a long-term management for this area.

Narolski, Steven W.

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

NPP Boreal Forest: Mississagi, Canada  

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Mississagi, Canada, 1970-1973 Mississagi, Canada, 1970-1973 Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Morrison, I. K., and N. W. Foster. 2001. NPP Boreal Forest: Mississagi, Canada, 1970-1973. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Biomass and nutrient content of different vegetation components and soil were determined for a 30-year old pine forest in northern Ontario, Canada, and a detailed nutrient budget published. The 30-year old stand was compared with nearby 20-year old and 65-year old stands, all of which were growing on a glaciofluvial flat. Net primary productivity (NPP) was not directly estimated, but data exist on above-ground tree growth and litterfall.

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NPP Boreal Forest: Schefferville, Canada  

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Schefferville, Canada, 1974 Schefferville, Canada, 1974 Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Rencz, A. N., and A. N. D. Auclair. 2001. NPP Boreal Forest: Schefferville, Canada, 1974. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Biomass and nutrient content of a boreal ecosystem (subarctic lichen woodland) was determined at Schefferville, Canada, during the 1974 growing season. The main objective was to describe a "typical" lichen woodland, a vegetation type found in the transitional zone between boreal forest and tundra on well-drained, nutrient-poor podzolic soils. Such areas are occupied sparsely by black spruce trees (Picea mariana) with low growth

478

National Forest ent of Energy  

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XY! Santa Fe National Forest Departm ent of Energy 00-011(c) R-SMA-2.05 191.140 Acres R00406030003 juniper bale R00406030002 juniper bale R00402040005 established vegetation, green hatch area 7100 7100! R-SMA-0.5 0.181 Acres R-SMA-2.05 191.140 Acres C-00-020 00-011(e)00-011(c) Rendija Canyon Guaje

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Wind disturbance in remnant forest stands along the prairie-forest ecotone, Minnesota, USA  

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Strong winds are an important disturbance agent in northern ... forests. On June 19, 1994, strong winds (>160 km h(-1)...) associated with a tornado damaged forested areas within the Rydell National Wildlife Refu...

James M. Dyer; Philip R. Baird

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forest Bioenergy or Forest Carbon? Assessing Trade-Offs in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation with Wood-Based Fuels  

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Forest Bioenergy or Forest Carbon? ... Forest carbon consequences of biomass harvest for bioenergy production can significantly delay and reduce GHG mitigation and should be included in life cycle studies. ... The potential of forest-based bioenergy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions when displacing fossil-based energy must be balanced with forest carbon implications related to biomass harvest. ...

Jon McKechnie; Steve Colombo; Jiaxin Chen; Warren Mabee; Heather L. MacLean

2010-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Beaver Monitoring Protocol for Forest Service Region 2 Revised May 2008 1 USDA FOREST SERVICE REGION 2  

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HILLS NATIONAL FORESTS (Photo from Nature of New England Website ­ http Black Hills National Forest, USDA Forest Service, Custer, SD Revised May 2008 #12;Beaver MonitoringBeaver Monitoring Protocol for Forest Service Region 2 ­ Revised May 2008 1 USDA FOREST SERVICE

Beck, Jeffrey L.

482

Governance of Forests Initiative | Open Energy Information  

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Forests Initiative Forests Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Name Governance of Forests Initiative Agency/Company /Organization World Resources Institute Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.wri.org/project/gov Country Brazil, Indonesia UN Region Latin America and the Caribbean References WRI-Forests [1] Overview "The Governance of Forests Initiative (GFI) is a collaboration between WRI, the Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazonia (IMAZON), and the Instituto Centro de Vida (ICV) to develop a framework of indicators for assessing and improving governance in the forest sector, as an essential precursor to debating whether and how to unleash market forces to

483

Superior National Forest Project/Campaign Document  

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Superior National Forest Project/Campaign Document Superior National Forest Project/Campaign Document Summary: This project was an intensive remote sensing and field study of the boreal forest in the Superior National Forest (SNF). The purpose of this experiment was to investigate the ability of remote-sensing data to provide estimates of biophysical properties of ecosystems, such as leaf area index (LAI), biomass, and net primary productivity (NPP). The SNF is mostly covered by boreal forest. Boreal forests were chosen for this project because of their relative taxonomic simplicity, their great extent, and their potential sensitivity to climatic change. Information on the SNF project is available by accessing the SNF pages maintained by the ORNL DAAC at http://daac.ornl.govSNF/summary.html. Table of Contents:

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Wild Life Restoration in the Forest Preserves  

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Life Restoration in the Forest Preserves Life Restoration in the Forest Preserves Nature Bulletin No. 613 October 15, 1960 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Daniel Ryan, President Roberts Mann, Conservation Editor David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist WILD LIFE RESTORATION IN THE FOREST PRESERVES The wealth of wildlife in the Cook County forest preserves rivals that in any of the other 101 Illinois counties, in spite of the fact that over half of the state's people are crowded within its boundaries. The large variety of birds, mammals and other animal life now in this county is possible largely because the Forest Preserve District protects their natural habitats, including many that have been restored. These include timbered rolling uplands, wooded stream valleys, prairie remnants, sand flats, marshes, and a hundred bodies of water. Protection, for as much as forty years, against fire, hunting, trapping and other destruction has allowed the natural comeback of these habitats and the build-up of wildlife populations.

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Occurrences of forest butterflies in the farm bush savannah outside a forest  

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, uncovered two broad community types, i.e. forest (edge plus 80 m inside) and matrix. Relative fidelity commonly trapped in the matrix. Although forest generalists and dry forest species were expected to be more., 1992; Poorter et al., 2004; although see Fairhead and Leach, 2002). This human transform- ation of what

Bossart, Janice L.

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Montage Builders Northern Forest, Ryerson University Selected...  

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Selected as Grand Winners of First Student Design Competition for Zero Energy Ready Homes Montage Builders Northern Forest, Ryerson University Selected as Grand Winners of...

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Pelleting characteristics of torrefied forest biomass.  

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??Forest biomass (pine wood chips) was torrefied at different temperature (225 to 300 C) to generate energy dense and hydrophobic biomass suitable for producing pellets. (more)

Phanphanich, Manunya

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CRiSTAL Forests | Open Energy Information  

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cristaltooldownload.aspxcristal-forests Cost: Free Related Tools Greenhouse Gas and Air Pollution Interactions and Synergies (GAINS) Job and Economic Development Impact...

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Forest Carbon Partnership Facility | Open Energy Information  

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Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Name Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Co-benefits assessment, Finance Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices, Training materials Website http://www.forestcarbonpartner Country Argentina, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of Congo, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Mexico, Moldova, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Republic of the Congo, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam

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Department of Forest and Wood Science Academic Programmes for 2014  

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Department of Forest and Wood Science Academic Programmes for 2014 Postgraduate Diploma Enquiries: Head of Department Contact details: Department of Forest and Wood Science Stellenbosch University;Department of Forest and Wood Science - 2012 2 Contents: Postgraduate Programmes Postgraduate Diploma

Geldenhuys, Jaco

491

Carbon sequestration in forest vegetation of Beijing at sublot level  

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Based on forest inventory data (FID) at sublot level, we estimated the carbon sequestration in forest vegetation of Beijing, China in 2009. In this study, the carbon sequestration in forest vegetation at sublot l...

Yu Xiao; Kai An; Gaodi Xie; Chunxia Lu; Biao Zhang

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Three Studies on Ponderosa Pine Management on the Warm Springs Indian  

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, Trends and Management, October 18­21, 2004, Klamath Falls, Oregon 2 Silviculturist, Bureau of Indian of scattered old trees and dense groups of young trees (Weaver 1959). This new forest structure presents

Standiford, Richard B.

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GENERAL INFORMATION 1983 -Present Associate Professor of Forest Management  

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-1977 United States Navy Senior Class Instructor, NROTC Purdue University Weapons, Communication and Electrical the Department's Cooperative Education program. Professor Mills has been assigned teaching responsibilities. Mann*, M.P., H.A. Holt, W.R. Chaney, W.L. Mills & R.L. Mckenzie. 1995. Tree Growth Regulators Reduce

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Voluntary Associations and Their Involvement in Collaborative Forest Management  

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in environmental issues has led to a wave of environmental legislation enacted to mandate stakeholder identification and involvement in natural resource planning in United States. Signed in 1970, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is the most... influential and far-reaching law that requires federal agencies to integrate environmental values into their decision making processes by providing environmental impact statements (EIS) available for public comment. NEPA, as well as other significant pieces...

Lu, Jiaying

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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China Needs Forest Management Rather Than Reforestation for Carbon Sequestration  

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In the last decade, both the U.S. and China implemented forestry carbon sequestration programs to reduce the carbon print. ...

Guanglei Gao; Guodong Ding; Haiyan Wang; Yintong Zang; Wenjun Liang

2011-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Research Summary Human dimensions of adaptive forest management  

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for implementation are social, particularly communication and decision-making among diverse stakeholders, and change with uncertainty and complexity in natural systems, particularly in relation to climate change. It is essentially to dealing effectively with uncertainty, risk, and change. (Bell et al. 2008) TedWilson #12;Research Summary

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Managing Forests for Water Yield: The Importance of Scale  

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Examination of expected change in water yield for a large area where vegetation thinning has been proposed in the Sierra Mountains of California, indicates that the size of the area has an important bearing on annual runoff. Results indicate that average changes in annual runoff per unit area for large areas would typically be less than 0.4%. Such changes can only be quantified by extrapolation of paired watershed studies because direct measurement is not feasible.

Huff, D.D.

1999-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

498

Intensive management of forest plantations in northern Brazil  

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Jari is developing more than a million hectares in northern Brazil, with 100,000 hectares of melina and pine plantations, a 750 TPD bleached kraft pulp-mill, a native-wood sawmill that cuts 100 Mbf/day, kaolin mine and 500 TPD refinery, 4000 hectares of irrigated rice with rice mill, herds of 6500 cattle, 5500 buffalo, and 800 pigs, as well as fryers, fruit and vegetables. Infrastructure includes five towns, schools, hospital, and 4500 km of roads.

Briscoe, C.B.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wood energy fuel cycle optimization in beech and spruce forests  

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A novel synergistic approach to reducing emissions from residential wood combustion (RWC) is presented. Wood energy fuel cycle optimization (FCO) aims to provide cleaner burning fuels through optimization of forestry and renewable energy management practices. In this work, beech and spruce forests of average and high quality were modelled and analysed to determine the volume of fuel wood and its associated bark fraction produced during typical forestry cycles. Two separate fuel wood bark production regimes were observed for beech trees, while only one production regime was observed for spruce. The single tree and stand models were combined with existing thinning parameters to replicate existing management practices. Utilizing estimates of initial seedling numbers and existing thinning patterns a dynamic model was formed that responded to changes in thinning practices. By varying the thinning parameters, this model enabled optimization of the forestry practices for the reduction of bark impurities in the fuel wood supply chain. Beech forestry cycles responded well to fuel cycle optimization with volume reductions of bark from fuel wood of between ~10% and ~20% for average and high quality forest stands. Spruce, on the other hand, was fairly insensitive to FCO with bark reductions of 05%. The responsiveness of beech to FCO further supports its status as the preferred RWC fuel in Switzerland. FCO could easily be extended beyond Switzerland and applied across continental Europe and North America.

Nickolas K Meyer; Marco Mina

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding non-traditional forest recreation: The role of constraints and negotiation strategies among racial and ethnic minorities  

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Abstract This study examined and compared the perceived constraints and use of constraint negotiation strategies of non-traditional national forest recreationists (those who reported their race and ethnicity to be other than Caucasian). The study provides insight into the reasons why ethnic groups might not participate in forest recreation as often as Caucasian users. Data were collected through an on-site survey of visitors at the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest (MBSNF), an urban-proximate forest near Seattle, Washington, USA. Non-traditional users were divided into two groups: Asians and other subcultures. Overall, Asians tended to be more constrained than the other non-traditional users, who in turn were more constrained than the traditional Caucasian visitors. Cultural and information-related reasons were more constraining for non-traditional users. Constraint negotiation strategies most commonly employed by the non-traditional users involved time management approaches such as planning ahead, setting aside time for outdoor recreation activities, and trying to fit recreation around other commitments. Managers of forest recreation sites near urban areas should be aware of the different cultures visiting the forests, and make concerted efforts to encourage different ethnic and racial groups to visit. Efforts focusing on better information and transportation options may be most effective in helping non-traditional users to pursue forest recreation opportunities. Management implications This study provides valuable information to outdoor recreation managers who wish to understand diverse user groups. Historically, ethnic and racial minorities have not recreated in the US outdoor recreation areas at the same rate as Caucasian (traditional users). With a growing, diverse US population, it is imperative to land agency managers that they remain relevant to this non-traditional segment of our society. Managers can engage non-traditional users by understanding the socio-demographic makeup of existing and potential recreation users. In addition, it is important that managers understand what constrains existing and potential users, and how various segments of our society differ in their perceived constraints. Finally, outdoor recreation managers should strive to understand the most effective methods of engaging various and diverse outdoor recreation users and potential users. Managers will have the opportunity to learn about what is most important to non-traditional users, and how non-traditional users differ greatly, and must be thought of as distinctly different and important stakeholders.

Elizabeth Covelli Metcalf; Robert C. Burns; Alan R. Graefe

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z