Essays about: "forests"

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  1. 1. A study of the preliminary National Forest Inventory in Georgia : with special emphasis on degraded vs. non-degraded forest

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Rahel Beil; [2019]
    Keywords : National forest inventory; Georgia; forest degradation; methodology review;

    Abstract : The South Caucasus and particularly Georgia are known as a “biodiversity hotspot” because of their unique flora and fauna which holds an outstanding amount of endemic species. Knowing this flora and fauna is crucial to protect it, but also to manage the natural resources it holds. READ MORE

  2. 2. Underväxtens påverkan på produktiviteten och gallringskvalitén hos två gallringsskördare

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Olov Skogelid; [2019]
    Keywords : underväxtröjning; förröjning; tidsstudie;

    Abstract : Before thinning, there may be a need for undergrowth clearing. This is because the undergrowth can create problems during the thinning operation. If an undergrowth clearing is performed before thinning, the harvester may achieve higher productivity, and the average volume per harvested stem may be a higher. READ MORE

  3. 3. Simulating changes in Swedish wood supply from increased forest certification : An area-based matrix model approach using National Forest Inventory data and EFDM software

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Filip Högvall; [2019]
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    Abstract : The first law regarding the protection of Swedish forests was implemented in 1903 and the scope has only ever increased since then. By the 1990s a new method of forest protection was founded in the form of FSC and later also PEFC certification programs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effect of distance to urban areas on saproxylic beetles in urban forests

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Avdelningen för biologi

    Author : Jeffery Marker; [2019]
    Keywords : saproxylic; beetles; richness; abundance; urban forests; forest management;

    Abstract : Urban forests play key roles in animal and plant biodiversity and provide important ecosystem services.  Habitat fragmentation and expanding urbanization threaten biodiversity in and around urban areas.  Saproxylic beetles can act as bioindicators of forest health and their diversity may help to explain and define urban-forest edge effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fladdermöss i parkmiljö och stadsnära natur

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Lidia Prykhodko; [2019]
    Keywords : fladdermöss; fragmentering; vattenmiljöer; parker; grönområden; holkar; stadsmiljö; ihåliga träd; trädkorridorer; ljusföroreningar; artificiellt ljus;

    Abstract : Kunskapen om fladdermöss har genom tiderna varit bristfällig, dessa djur har inte sällan förknippats med mörker, ohyra och obehag. Detta börjar dock förändras i takt med tillkomsten av nya lagar som bland annat ger fladdermössen ett starkt skydd på både nationell och internationell nivå. READ MORE