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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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Profiles of private forest owners and the importance of landscape-scale management in the timber trade process of Finnish wood procurement

Teijo Palander, Heikki Ovaskainen and Lasse Tikkanen.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6665 words.

In the decision-making process that determines timber sales between private forest owners and the Finnish forest industry, opinions frequently conflict about the extent to which the forest...

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Propagating probability distributions of stand variables using sequential Monte Carlo methods

Jeffrey H. Gove.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8302 words.

A general probabilistic approach to stand yield estimation is developed based on sequential Monte Carlo filters, also known as particle filters. The essential steps in the development of...

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Value-adding through silvicultural flexibility: an operational level simulation study

Shuva Gautam, Luc LeBel and Daniel Beaudoin.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7162 words.

Forest products industry's competitiveness is influenced by the agility of wood procurement systems in delivering raw material to support downstream manufacturing activities. However, in a...

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Linking quality of life and forest values in rural areas: an exploratory study of stakeholder perspectives in the rural community of Konitsa, Greece

K. Papageorgiou, K. Kassioumis, V. Blioumis and Ath. Christodoulou.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7242 words.

This study attempts to identify and associate the perceived forest and rural quality of life values that people hold in rural areas in order to form a basis for improving forest management...

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Novel nomographs for fire behaviour prediction in Mediterranean and submediterranean vegetation types

A.P. Dimitrakopoulos and S. Dritsa.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

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

Nomographs (computational graphics) that calculate the fire spread rate, fireline intensity and flamelength of fires burning in Mediterranean wildlands were created, by using the BEHAVE...

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Public money for public good? Public participation in forest planning

Paul Tabbush.

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.

This paper discusses the main findings of a study presented as an M.Sc. thesis in ‘Public Understanding of Environmental Change’. The study used a qualitative research approach, drawn from...

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Demand analysis projections for recreational visits to countryside woodlands in Great Britain

Gary W. Hill and Paul R. Courtney.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7773 words.

Forests and woodlands have long been associated with tourism and recreation and there is a growing demand for improved planning tools to measure and maximize amenity value from policy...

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Forest management for recreation and conservation: new challenges

J.-F. Lacaze.

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.

New demands are being made by society on forest managers. They are obliged to implement silviculture practices which prioritize recreation and conservation over wood production. The...

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Economic evaluation of research to improve the Canadian forest fire danger rating system

James S. Gould, Mike N. Patriquin, Sen Wang, Bonita L. McFarlane and B. Mike Wotton.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7260 words.

Canada is a largely forested country, and the economic, environmental, and social effects of the country's wildland fire management are of great importance from an industry and public...

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Effects of climate and management history on the distribution and growth of sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus L.) in a southern British woodland in comparison to native competitors

Michael D. Morecroft, Victoria J. Stokes, Michele E. Taylor and James I.L. Morison.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5520 words.

Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus L.) is an invasive, non-native species in Great Britain and its management in conservation areas is controversial. Climate change adds further uncertainty to...

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A participatory process for identifying and prioritizing policy-relevant research questions in natural resource management: a case study from the UK forestry sector

Gillian Petrokofsky, Nicholas D. Brown, Gabriel E. Hemery, Steve Woodward, Edward Wilson, Andrew Weatherall, Victoria Stokes, Richard J. Smithers, Marcus Sangster, Karen Russell, Andrew S. Pullin, Colin Price, Michael Morecroft, Mark Malins, Anna Lawrence, Keith J. Kirby, Douglas Godbold, Elisabeth Charman, David Boshier, Sasha Bosbeer and J. E. Michael Arnold.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6411 words.

There is growing interest in widening public participation in research and practice in environmental decision making and an awareness of the importance of framing research questions that...

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Human values and their importance to the development of forestry policy in Britain: a literature review

E.A. O'brien.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

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

This paper reviews the literature surrounding the elicitation of environmental values and their role in decision‐making. Many different disciplines, such as psychology, sociology,...

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A history of forestry management responses to climatic variability and their current relevance for developing climate change adaptation strategies

E. Pinkard, M. Battaglia, J. Bruce, S. Matthews, A. N. Callister, S. Hetherington, I. Last, S. Mathieson, C. Mitchell, C. Mohammed, R. Musk, I. Ravenwood, J. Rombouts, C. Stone and T. Wardlaw.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 13293 words.

Forest managers around the world face the problem of coping with current climatic variability as well as developing strategies for future climate change adaptation. Using Australia as an...

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Evaluation of buffer-radius modelling approaches used in forest conservation and planning

Niels C. Brouwers, Adrian C. Newton, Kevin Watts and Sallie Bailey.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7160 words.

Spatial modelling approaches are increasingly being used to direct forest management and conservation planning at the landscape scale. A popular approach is the use of buffer-radius...

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Comparing a top-down and bottom-up approach in the identification of criteria and indicators for sustainable community forest management in Nepal

Chiranjeewee Khadka and Harald Vacik.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7879 words.

Policy makers, scientists and civil society are involved in the development of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management (SFM), reflecting the growing worldwide demand for...

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