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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-lx
  2. The Global Forestry Sector

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jutta Poker, Kenneth MacDicken
      Pages 3-45
    3. Thomas Schneider, Prem Raj Neupane
      Pages 47-90
  3. Basic Sciences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Wolfgang Zech
      Pages 93-283
    3. Michael Richter
      Pages 285-291
    4. Michael Richter
      Pages 293-301
    5. Thorsten Peters, Michael Richter
      Pages 303-331
    6. Thorsten Peters
      Pages 333-342
    7. Michael Richter
      Pages 343-361
    8. Michael Richter
      Pages 363-390
    9. Thorsten Peters
      Pages 391-403
    10. Thorsten Peters
      Pages 405-412
    11. Michael Richter
      Pages 413-427
    12. Thorsten Peters
      Pages 429-444
    13. Michelle Szejner, Patricio Emanuelli
      Pages 451-470
    14. Richard T. Corlett
      Pages 471-477
    15. Richard T. Corlett
      Pages 479-489
    16. Richard T. Corlett
      Pages 503-510
    17. Richard T. Corlett
      Pages 511-518
    18. Jörg Fromm, Gerald Koch, Silke Lautner
      Pages 519-541
  4. Resource Monitoring and Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 543-543
    2. Thomas Baldauf, Abner Josue Jimenez Galo
      Pages 545-569
    3. Thomas Baldauf, Mariano Garcia
      Pages 635-661
    4. Abner Josue Jimenez Galo
      Pages 663-685
    5. Michael Köhl, Marco Marchetti
      Pages 687-747
    6. Michael Köhl, Marco Marchetti
      Pages 749-776
    7. Michael Köhl, Steen Magnussen
      Pages 777-837
    8. Daniel Plugge, Daniel Kübler, Prem Raj Neupane, Konstantin Olschofsky, Laura Prill
      Pages 839-882
  5. Silviculture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 883-883
    2. Bernd Degen, Alexandre Magno Sebbenn
      Pages 885-920
    3. Lars Schmidt
      Pages 921-957
    4. Lars Schmidt
      Pages 995-1003
    5. Diane L. Haase, R. Kasten Dumroese, Kim M. Wilkinson, Thomas D. Landis
      Pages 1005-1041
    6. Kim M. Wilkinson, Thomas D. Landis, Diane L. Haase, R. Kasten Dumroese
      Pages 1043-1078
    7. R. Kasten Dumroese, Diane L. Haase, Kim M. Wilkinson, Thomas D. Landis
      Pages 1079-1112
    8. Alfredo Alvarado
      Pages 1113-1202
    9. Laslo Pancel
      Pages 1203-1220
    10. Laslo Pancel
      Pages 1221-1440
    11. Laslo Pancel
      Pages 1549-1560
    12. Bryan Finegan
      Pages 1605-1638

About this book

Introduction

This book provides a cross-section of all outstanding experience in all fields of tropical forestry under a drastically changing environment induced by climate change. It sheds light on the existing know-how and presents it in a concise and efficient way for the scientist and professional in charge of planning, implementing and evaluating forest resources. The Tropical Forestry Handbook provides proven and/or promising alternative concepts which can be applied to solve organizational, administrative and technical challenges prevailing in the tropics. Presented are state of the art methods in all fields concerning tropical forestry. Emphasis is given to methods which are adapted to- and which safeguard - environmental conditions.

Keywords

Climate Change Forest Management Natural Resources Management Silviculture Tropics

Editors and affiliations

  • Laslo Pancel
    • 1
  • Michael Köhl
    • 2
  1. 1.Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbHLa LibertadEl Salvador
  2. 2.Center for Wood Science, Institute of World ForestryUniversity of HamburgHamburgGermany

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