Forest Management and Planning - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128094761, 9780128097069

Forest Management and Planning

2nd Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780128097069
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128094761
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 24th January 2017
Page Count: 362
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Description

Forest Management and Planning, Second Edition, addresses contemporary forest management planning issues, providing a concise, focused resource for those in forest management. The book is intermixed with chapters that concentrate on quantitative subjects, such as economics and linear programming, and qualitative chapters that provide discussions of important aspects of natural resource management, such as sustainability.

Expanded coverage includes a case study of a closed canopy, uneven-aged forest, new forest plans from South America and Oceania, and a new chapter on scenario planning and climate change adaptation.

Key Features

  • Helps students and early career forest managers understand the problems facing professionals in the field today
  • Designed to support land managers as they make complex decisions on the ecological, economic, and social impacts of forest and natural resources
  • Presents updated, real-life examples that are illustrated both mathematically and graphically
  • Includes a new chapter on scenario planning and climate change adaptation
  • Incorporates the newest research and forest certification standards
  • Offers access to a companion website with updated solutions, geographic databases, and illustrations

Readership

Students in Forestry and Forest Management, primarily in upper-level courses in forestry and in natural resource management, wildlife, and recreation programs. Additional audience includes researchers in Forestry and Forestry Management

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1. Management of Forests and Other Natural Resources
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Forest Management
    • III The Need for Forest Management Plans
    • IV General Emphasis of Forest Management Plans
    • V Example Forest Plans
    • VI Characterizing the Decision-Making Process
    • VII Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 2. Valuing and Characterizing Forest Conditions
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Structural Evaluation of Natural Resources
    • III Economic Evaluation of Natural Resources
    • IV Environmental and Social Evaluation of Natural Resources
    • V Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 3. Geographic Information and Land Classification in Support of Forest Planning
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Geographic Information Systems
    • III Land Classification
    • IV Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 4. Estimation and Projection of Stand and Forest Conditions
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II The Growth of Forests
    • III Projecting Stand Conditions
    • IV Output From Growth and Yield Models
    • V Model Evaluation
    • VI Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 5. Optimization of Tree- and Stand-Level Objectives
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Tree-level Optimization
    • III Stand-level Optimization
    • IV Decision Tree Analysis
    • V Mathematical Models for Optimizing Stand-level Management Regimes
    • VI Dynamic Programming
    • VII Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 6. Graphical Solution Techniques for Two-Variable Linear Problems
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Example Problems in Natural Resource Management
    • III Optimality, Feasibility, and Efficiency
    • IV Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 7. Linear Programming
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Four Assumptions Inherent in Standard Linear Programming Models
    • III Objective Functions for Linear Programming Problems
    • IV Accounting Rows for Linear Programming Problems
    • V Constraints for Linear Programming Problems
    • VI Detached Coefficient Matrix
    • VII Model I, II, and III Linear Programming Problems
    • VIII Interpretation of Results Generated from Linear Programming Problems
    • IX Assessing Alternative Management Scenarios
    • X Case Study: Western United States Forest
    • XI Case Study: Northern United States Hardwood Forest
    • XII Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 8. Advanced Planning Techniques
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Extensions to Linear Programming
    • III Binary Search
    • IV Heuristic Methods
    • V Forest Planning Software
    • VI Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 9. Forest and Natural Resource Sustainability
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Sustainability of Production
    • III Sustainability of Multiple Uses
    • IV Sustainability of Ecosystems and Social Values
    • V Incorporating Measures of Sustainability Into Forest Plans
    • VI Sustainability Beyond the Immediate Forest
    • VII Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 10. Models of Desired Forest Structure
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II The Normal Forest
    • III The Regulated Forest
    • IV Irregular Forest Structures
    • V Structures Guided by a Historical Range of Variability
    • VI Structures Not Easily Classified
    • VII Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 11. Control Techniques for Commodity Production and Wildlife Objectives
    • Abstract
    • I Controlling the Area Scheduled
    • II Controlling the Volume Scheduled
    • III Application of Area and Volume Control to the Putnam Tract
    • IV Area–Volume Check
    • V Wildlife Habitat Control
    • VI The Allowable Cut Effect
    • VII Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 12. Spatial Restrictions and Considerations in Forest Planning
    • Abstract
    • I Adjacency and Green-up Rules as They Relate to Clearcut Harvesting
    • II Adjacency and Green-up of Group Selection Patch Harvests
    • III Habitat Quality Considerations
    • IV Road and Trail Maintenance and Construction
    • V Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 13. Hierarchical System for Planning and Scheduling Management Activities
    • Abstract
    • I Strategic Planning
    • II Tactical Planning
    • III Operational Planning
    • IV Vertical Integration of Planning Processes
    • V Blended, Combined, and Adaptive Approaches
    • VI Your Involvement in Forest Planning Processes
    • VII Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 14. Forest Supply Chain Management
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Components of a Forestry Supply Chain
    • III Association With the Hierarchy of Forest Planning
    • IV Mathematical Formulations Associated With Forestry Supply Chain Components
    • V Sources of Variation in the Forestry Supply Chain
    • VI Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 15. Forest Certification and Carbon Sequestration
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Forest Certification Programs
    • III Cost and Benefits of Forest Certification
    • IV Forest Carbon Sequestration
    • V Opportunities and Challenges in Increasing Forest Carbon Storage
    • VI Emissions Trading
    • VII Selected US Carbon Reporting and Trading Schemes
    • VIII Forest Carbon Implications for Forest Management
    • IX Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Chapter 16. Scenario Analysis in Support of Strategic Planning
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II An Overview of the Role of Scenario Analysis
    • III Developing Scenarios
    • IV Applying Scenario Analysis to Forest Planning
    • V Summary
    • Questions
    • References
  • Appendix A. Databases Used Throughout Forest Management and Planning
    • A.I A Douglas-Fir Stand From Western Oregon
    • A.II The Lincoln Tract
    • A.III The Putnam Tract
  • Appendix B. The Simplex Method for Solving Linear Planning Problems
    • B.I Introduction
    • B.II Ten Steps That Represent the Simplex Method
    • B.III A Two-Variable, Two-Constraint Problem Solved With the Simplex Method
    • Questions
  • Appendix C. Writing a Memorandum or Report
    • C.I Memorandums
    • C.II Reports
  • Index

Details

No. of pages:
362
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128097069
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128094761

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