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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2012

    Forestry plantations should be regarded as an alternative sustainable land-use system in degraded savannah areas. They contribute to the maintenance of productive processes in degraded soils that are of economic importance for local inhabitants; in addition, in the ecological sense, timber and non-timber products from planted forests reduce the exploitation pressure on native forests. Eucalyptus plantations on degraded savannahs in the northern Brazilian Amazon may help to reduce exploitation pressure on native forests.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2016
    Japan

    Japan's forest industry operates in mountainous regions rather than hilly areas. The forest road density is also low, and it is not easy to develop new roads and maintain them. Therefore, the work of moving about and transporting heavy loads over irregular mountain forest terrain far from roads is still hard labor performed by humans. Even today, a little technical development has been done to assist in this work.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2017
    Latvia

    Soil samples in 349  sampling plots were obtained within the LUCAS project in 2009; from these, 205 soil samples were collected in agricultural lands (grasslands, arable lands, grasslands overgrown by trees and shrubs), and 133 soil samples were obtained in forests (deciduous, coniferous and mixed forests), as well as 7 soil samples–in scrublands.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2016
    Republic of Korea

    This study attempts to confirm the differences in carbon sink according to each type of land use by using the biotope map and reviewing carbon sink considering topography, and comparing those before-and-after topographic correction. The types of carbon sink were focused on Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Net Primary Productivity (NPP).

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2015

    This study is based on the Forest's Owners designated by the Matsudo City Green Regulations. It aims is develop the current Conservation Policy State on Privately Owned Forests and those forests open to the local residents, as well as to examine the achievements and tasks of public visit management and cooperation with citizen's organizations. In this survey we gave a questionnaire to the landowners, and conducted an interview with the personal from the local government offices.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Latvia, Lithuania

    The article presents the analysis of the current situation of the forest area in Alytus and Vilnius Counties. Comparative, analytical as well as statistical and logical analysis methods were used for the investigation. The aim of the investigation is to carry out the analysis of the Alytus and Vilnius Counties forest area during the period between the years 2006 and 2018. The object of the investigation – Alytus and Vilnius Counties forest area. Tasks of the investigation: 1. To describe the status quo of forest in Alytus and Vilnius Counties. 2.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Russia, Latvia

    The article discusses the current state of forest land, the history of formation of large tracts of forest in the Samara region and analyses some of the results of implementation of target programs to improve the forest cover in the region under the Kyoto Protocol. This program was designed for the period from 2006 to 2015, but in 2009 was discontinued. However, large segment of assets was allocated and a number of works was carried out.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Colombia

    The aim of this study was to determine some aspects of the distribution and habitat availability for the subspecies Tapirus terrestris colombianus in the low lands of the northern Central Mountain Chain in Colombia, which is known as the Antioquian Northeast. The results confirm the presence of this subspecies in 20 new recording localities. The habitat availability was estimated by locating the records on images of vegetation covertures, being primary forest the predominant vegetation followed by bushland.

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