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Aboriginal people and forestry companies in Canada: possibilities and pitfalls of an informal ‘social licence’ in a contested environment

Stephen Wyatt.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 10056 words.

Industrial forestry in Canada commonly occurs on the traditional territory of Aboriginal people, and forestry companies often take actions to gain acceptance and approval of communities....

Aboveground and belowground biomass and carbon pools in highland temperate forest landscape in Central Mexico

Alma Mendoza-Ponce and Leopoldo Galicia.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6589 words.

Temperate forests play a significant role in the global carbon cycle. However, deforestation, land use changes and differences in successional and species composition cause a spatial...

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Aboveground biomass estimation of tropical street trees

Kang Min Ngo and Shawn Lum.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4648 words.

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Urban trees provide numerous ecosystem services to city residents, including carbon storage and sequestration. Quantifying carbon sequestered in urban...

Accuracy and precision of two laser dendrometers

J. P. SKOVSGAARD, V. K. JOHANNSEN and J. K. VANCLAY.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Two commercial laser dendrometers were tested under controlled and field conditions, and contrasted with alternative instruments. Testing focused on height measurement, but also considered...

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Adapting forest management to climate change using bioclimate models with topographic drivers

Gerald E. Rehfeldt, James J. Worrall, Suzanne B. Marchetti and Nicholas L. Crookston.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7270 words.

Bioclimate models incorporating topographic predictors as surrogates for microclimate effects are developed for Populus tremuloides and Picea engelmannii to provide the fine-grained...

Adaptive Governance, Integrating Science, Policy and Decision Making

Hugh Miller.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 1387 words.

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Additionality and climate change mitigation by the UK forest sector

Gregory Valatin.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 10700 words.

Although widely considered to be a core aspect of quality assurance of climate change mitigation activities, additionality remains a source of much controversy in relation to carbon...

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Adjusting harvest rules for red oak in selection cuts of Canadian northern hardwood forests

Juliane Laliberté, David Pothier and Alexis Achim.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8023 words.

To enhance the vigour and quality of high-graded hardwood stands, the removal of low-vigour trees is often prioritized during harvesting operations. However, northern red oak (Quercus rubranull...

Advance Fagus sylvatica and Acer pseudoplatanus seedlings dominate tree regeneration in a mixed broadleaved former coppice-with-standards forest

Catherine Collet, Alexandre Piboule, Olivier Leroy and Henri Frochot.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6904 words.

This study assessed the species composition and the development of regeneration plots in gaps created by a windstorm in a mixed-species broadleaved stand. The stand was a former...

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Advances in modelling and decision support systems for vegetation management in young forest plantations

Brian Richardson, Michael S. Watt, Euan G. Mason and Darren J. Kriticos.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2006; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8426 words.

The two most common forest vegetation management objectives are to (1) minimize resource competition, and (2) to develop methods for managing specific weed species. This paper reviews...

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The advantages and disadvantages of the application of genetic engineering to forest trees: a discussion

J.H. Mathews and M.M. Campbell.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

This review briefly examines moral arguments for and against genetic engineering (GE) technology in trees, finding equal support for both sides of the debate. Subsequently, environmental...

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Aerodynamic modelling of trees for small-scale wind tunnel studies

Christof Gromke and Bodo Ruck.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6107 words.

In building and environmental aerodynamics, wind tunnel studies of natural vegetative structures like bushes or trees have to be modelled. From a fluid mechanical point of view, these...

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Aesthetic considerations in British Forestry

O. W. R. LUCAS.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

The paper ‘Aesthetic Considerations in British Forestry’ (Dallimore, 1927) is reviewed from a current perspective. The subsequent lack of attention to the appearance of afforestation led to...

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The after-effects of reproductive environment in shortleaf pine

R.C. Schmidtling and V. Hipkins.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Thirteen identical controlled crosses were made among 22 shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata Mill.) clones growing in two contrasting reproductive environments: a seed orchard in central...

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Agricultural Expansion and Tropical Deforestation: Poverty, International Trade and Land Use

David R. Humphreys.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

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Airborne laser scanning for tree diameter distribution modelling: a comparison of different modelling alternatives in a tropical single-species plantation

M Maltamo, L Mehtätalo, R Valbuena, J Vauhkonen and P Packalen.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8233 words.

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This study examines the potential of airborne laser scanning (ALS) to predict diameter distributions in an even-aged plantation of Eucalyptus...

Allometric relationships for needle area of different needle age classesin young Scots pines: needles, branches and trees

Chun-Wang Xiao and R. Ceulemans.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Allometric equations describing projected needle area of individual branches and of the entire crown were developed and studied for 10-year-old Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) trees....

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Alternative definitions of growth and removals and implications for forest sustainability

Paul C. Van Deusen and Francis A. Roesch.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 2626 words.

Alternative definitions for growth and removals from a forest being monitored over time are discussed. It is shown that the definitions that are used in practice may not be what one would...

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Ameliorating conflicts among deer, elk, cattle and/or other ungulates and other forest uses: a synthesis

Russell T. Graham, Theresa B. Jain and James L. Kingery.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8412 words.

In many boreal and temperate forests, ungulates are an important feature valued by many stakeholders. However, conflicts often arise due to the use of a forest by both domestic and wild...

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Amounts and nutrient weights in litterfall, and their annual cycles, from a series of fertilizer experiments on pole-stage Sitka spruce

J. D. MILLER, J. M. COOPER and H. G. MILLER.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Litterfall from both control and fertilized (NPK) plots was collected over a 5-year period from trees aged 25–30 in six stands of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.) stratified by...

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