Tropical Forestry Handbook

Editors: Pancel, Laslo, Köhl, Michael (Eds.)

  • Discusses natural resources management in a changing environment induced by climate change
  • Provides proven methods & promising concepts to solve many challenges prevailing in the tropics
  • Presents the most comprehensive yet concise work on tropical forestry 
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About this Reference Work

This book provides a cross-section of all outstanding experience in all fields of tropical forestry under a drastically changing environment induced by climate change. It sheds light on the existing know-how and presents it in a concise and efficient way for the scientist and professional in charge of planning, implementing and evaluating forest resources. The Tropical Forestry Handbook provides proven and/or promising alternative concepts which can be applied to solve organizational, administrative and technical challenges prevailing in the tropics. Presented are state of the art methods in all fields concerning tropical forestry. Emphasis is given to methods which are adapted to- and which safeguard - environmental conditions.

About the authors

Dr. Laszlo Pancel, is working for the German Association for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and director of the program of the REDD/CCAD-GIZ in El Salvador.

Professor Michael Köhl is working at the University of Hamburg, at the Institute of World Forestry (Center for Wood Sciences) in Germany.


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Table of contents (103 chapters)

  • Tropical Forest Resources: Facts and Tables

    Poker, Jutta (et al.)

    Pages 3-45

  • International Processes: Framework Conditions for Tropical Forestry

    Schneider, Thomas (et al.)

    Pages 47-90

  • Geology and Soils

    Zech, Wolfgang

    Pages 93-283

  • Climate Aspects of the Tropics

    Richter, Michael

    Pages 285-291

  • Classifications of Climates in the Tropics

    Richter, Michael

    Pages 293-301

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Print $2,500.00
price for USA
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-54600-6
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Print + eBook $3,750.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-54602-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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eReference $2,500.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-54601-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tropical Forestry Handbook
Editors
  • Laslo Pancel
  • Michael Köhl
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Print ISBN
978-3-642-54600-6
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-642-54602-0
eReference ISBN
978-3-642-54601-3
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
LX, 3633
Number of Illustrations and Tables
311 b/w illustrations, 794 illustrations in colour
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