Sustainable Forest Management: From Concept to Practice (The Earthscan Forest Library)
- Binding: Paperback
- Publish Date: 2017-01-28
Sustainable Forest Management providesÂ the necessary materialÂ to educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society. ThisÂ comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of sustainable forest management sets the standard for practice worldwide.Â
Early chapters concentrate on conceptual aspects, relating sustainable forestry management to international policy. In particular,Â they consider the concept of criteria and indicators and how this has determined the practice of forest management,Â taken hereÂ to be the management of forested lands and ofÂ all ecosystems present on such lands. Later chapters are more practical in focus, concentrating on the management of the many values associated with forests.Â
Overall the book provides a major new synthesis which will serve as a textbook for undergraduates of forestry as well as those from related disciplines such as ecology or geography who areÂ taking a course in forests or natural resource management.