Forest Biomass Utilization in Greece

  • George Tsoumis
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 67)


The concept of “forest biomass”, as it pertains to the present discussion will include only wood of small dimensions and from the following sources: coppice forests, thinnings, logging residues, shrubs and wood processing residues.


Small Dimension Forest Biomass Medium Density Fiberboard Poplar Plantation Fuelwood Consumption 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. CEPE(Center of Planning and Economic Research). 1976. Plan of Development 1976–1980. Forestry Sector. Athens (Greek).Google Scholar
  2. Damalas, G. 1976. An econometric investigation of wood products consumption in Greece. Inst. For. Res., Athens. ( Greek with English summary).Google Scholar
  3. Margaris, N. 1979. Can we harvest Mediterranean type ecosystems to obtain energy and organics? In: Biological and Sociological Basis for a Rational Use of Forest Resources for Energy and Organics. S.G. Boyce, Ed. pp. 121–128. USDA Forest Service, S.E. For. Exp. Sta. Ashville, N.C., U.S.A.Google Scholar
  4. Ministry of Agriculture. 1981. Activities of the Forest Service, 1980. Athens (Greek).Google Scholar
  5. Panetsos, K. 1981. Biomass yield of short-rotation Platanus species in Greece. In: Components of Productivity of Mediterranean-climate Regions. N. Margaris and H. Money, Eds., pp. 235238. Dr. W. Junk Publ., The Hague/Boston/London.Google Scholar
  6. Philippou, I. 1981. Die Holzindustrie Griechenlands. Proc. I X Interna. Symposium: Mechanisierung bei der Forstnutzung. Thessaloniki.Google Scholar
  7. Sakkas, G. 1979. An economic appraisal of forestry and forest products industries in Greece, 1950–1990. Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. Forestry and Wood Science, Univ. College N. Wales, U.K.Google Scholar
  8. Theodorou, Ph. 1979. Utilization of the wood of oak coppice forests (small dimension wood) in the parquet industry. Thesis, Lab. Forest Utilization, Univ. Thessaloniki. (Greek).Google Scholar
  9. Tsoumis, G. 1964. Forestry in Greece. Yale Forest School News 52 (3) (3): 35–37.Google Scholar
  10. Tsoumis, G. 1978. L’économie forestière grecque–situation actuelle et perspectives. Publications CEA (Confederation Européenne de l’Agriculture) 59: 172–178. [Die griechische Forstwirtschaft - Aktuelle Lage and Ausblick. Veroffentlichungen CEA 59:185–190.]Google Scholar
  11. Tsoumis, G. 1980. Forest Utilization in Greece. Lab. Forest Utilization, Univ. Thessaloniki.Google Scholar
  12. Tsoumis, G., Passialis, C. and Ph. Siamidis. 1977. Experimental particleboard from oak fuelwood. Technica Chronica 3: 12–18. (Greek, English summary).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • George Tsoumis
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Forestry and Natural EnvironmentAristotelian UniversityThessalonikiGreece

Personalised recommendations