Essays about: "timber"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 626 essays containing the word timber.

  1. 1. Pine production comparison : production potential of Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) and Slash pine (Pinus elliottii) in the southeastern USA in relation to initial density and forest management

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Åsa Ramberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Loblolly pine; Slash pine; Scots pine; management intensity; planting density;

    Abstract : The southeastern (SE) United States (US) produces more industrial timber than any other region in the world. Pine plantations in the southern US have increased from 1.8 million acres (728,400 ha) in the beginning of the 1950’s to 32 million acres (13 million ha) in the beginning of the 21st century, and cover 17 % of the forest land. READ MORE

  2. 2. Temperature distribution in air tight cavities of steel framed modular buildings when exposed to fire

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Elin Bergroth; Greta Torstensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Cavities; fire furnace; fire test; modular building; steel; TASEF; Brandugn; brandtest; hålrum; modulbyggnader; stål; TASEF;

    Abstract : A common way to construct large buildings is by assemble prefabricated modules around a load bearing steel construction. However, if a fire occurs these buildings can be subject to a rapid fire spread due to its cellular nature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Skattning av skogsbestånds kapitalförräntning – utifrån Skogliga grunddata

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Henrik Wikman; [2019]
    Keywords : avkastning; direktavkastning; ekonomi; investering; kapitalförräntning; lönsamhet; risk; räntabilitet; slutavverkning; skattning; skog; skogliga grunddata; virke; värdetillväxt;

    Abstract : Ett skogsbestånds monetära virkesproduktionsvärde kan beräknas som bruttointäkt minus avverkningskostnad. Såväl bruttointäkt som avverkningskostnad beror på skogstillståndet; främst beståndets volym per arealenhet, medelstammens volym och virkeskvaliteten. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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