A Critique Of Silviculture

Author: Klaus J. Puettmann
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610911238
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This is a critically important book that is essential reading for anyone involved with forest ecology, forestry, silviculture, or the management of forested ecosystems.

Climate Change Guidelines For Forest Managers

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org
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... special features of each framework or tool, and information about how to obtain
documentation, training, or publications supporting each tool. http://unfocc.int/files
/adaptation/methodologies for/vulnerability_and_adaptation/ application/pdf/
consolidated version updated 021204.pdf ADAPTATION Managing forests as
complex adaptive systems: building resilience to the challenge of global change (
2013) This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive
systems ...

Canadian Journal Of Forest Research

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... “continuous-cover forestry” in Europe (Pommerening and Murphy 2004; Diaci
2006), “new forestry” in North America and elsewhere (Kohm and Franklin 1997)
as well as the proposal of “managing forests as complex adaptive systems” (
Puettmann et al. 2009). These management ideas have been sparked by, and
benefitted from, an increasingly robust knowledge base of forests as ecological
systems (e.g., Esseen et al. 1997; Kuuluvainen 2002a, 2002b; Lindenmayer and
Franklin ...

People Managing Forests

Author: Carol J. P. Colfer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136522697
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If we are indeed dealing with complex, interrelated, and adaptive systems, new
research paradigms, approaches, and methods are vitally needed. We suggest a
few ways of approaching this issue in our concluding chapters. This introduction
is composed of three major parts. The first part is a chronological treatment of the
six years of research on which this book is based, divided in a way that reflects
the evolving, iterative nature of our research approach. We describe the series of

Organizational Survival In The New World

Author: Alex Bennet
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0750677120
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In this book David and Alex Bennet propose a new model for organizations that enables them to react more quickly and fluidly to today's fast-changing, dynamic business environment: the Intelligent Complex Adaptive System (ICAS).

The Complex Forest

Author: Carol J. P. Colfer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113652312X
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I next looked at the various conditions under which the adaptive collaborative
management (ACM) process was implemented, focusing first on larger scale
issues (devolution, forest type, population pressure, and management goals) and
then on the microlev— el, with its many cross—scale linkages (human diversity,
... The most fundamental truth in this chapter is the diversity that characterizes a “
standardized” process involving complex adaptive systems (including human

Multiple Use Management Of Natural Forests And Savanna Woodlands

Author: A. H. W. Seydack
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ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENTP H. Biggs and H. Eckhardt South African National
Parks, Skukuza Background The only acknowledged way of dealing with large
complex and adaptive systems is by using the principles of adaptive
management. These principles are laid out in simple terms for general
application by any resource users in an ...

Complex Systems

Author: G. Rzevski
Publisher: WIT Press
ISBN: 1784662356
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Containing papers presented at the 2016 New Forest Conference on Complex Systems, this multi-disciplinary book presents new approaches for resolving complex issues that cannot be resolved using conventional mathematical or software models.

Anticipating Change Scenarios As A Tool For Adaptive Forest Management A Guide

Author: Eva Wollenberg
Publisher: CIFOR
ISBN: 9798764595
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In community forest systems these forces could be a new government policy on
community timber harvesting, an international social movement to assist
indigenous people's claim ancestral lands or a shift in control of the market of a
nontimber forest product. Scenarios ... Scenarios can be useful whenever it is
necessary to stimulate new ways of thinking about an uncertain and complex
adaptive 4 Why ...