Capacity Building for the Planning, Assessment and Systematic Observations of Forests

With Special Reference to Tropical Countries

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ISBN: 978-3-642-32291-4 (Print) 978-3-642-32292-1 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Building Forest Inventory Institutions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      The Growing Mandate of Forest Inventories

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      Pages 13-21

      Forest Inventory Problem Formulation

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      Pages 23-29

      Organizing Existing Information

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      Pages 31-40

      Technology Transfer and Applications

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      Pages 41-48

      Capacity Building in Planning and Forest Assessments

  3. Practice of Forest Inventory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-62

      Statistical Planning

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      Pages 63-72

      Special Studies

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      Pages 73-78

      Data Collection

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      Pages 79-88

      Data Processing

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      Pages 89-101

      The Report Writing

  4. South–South Cooperation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Pages 105-114

      Common Patterns of Spatial Variations in the Tropics

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      Pages 115-130

      Remote Sensing Applications in Forest Inventory

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      Pages 131-145

      Growth and Yield Studies

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      Pages 147-158

      Estimating Potential Productivity of Forests

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      Pages 159-167

      Land Evaluation Techniques for Forestry Planning

  5. International Dimensions of Forest Resources Assessments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-180

      Identification and Evaluation of Environmental Functions of Forests

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      Pages 181-190

      Ecological Zoning and Assessments of Biological Diversity in the Tropics

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      Pages 191-201

      Forest Assessments for Climate Change Reporting

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      Pages 203-211

      Global Forest Resources Assessments

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      Pages 213-222

      International Support to Country Capacity Building

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 223-225