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Sustainable forestry : philosophy, science, and economics / Chris Maser
Bib ID 364816
Format BookBook
Author
Maser, Chris
 
Description Boca Raton, Fla. : St. Lucie Press, c1994 
xxii, 373 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1884015166 (acid-free paper) (paperback)
Full contents
  • Pt. I. What is a Forest? 1. Can the Notion of a Forest Be Contained in a Definition?
  • Pt. II. As We Think, So We Manage. 2. Forestry Past, Present, and Future. 3. The Cycle of an Agency. 4. Conflict Is A Choice. 5. Change: The Universal Constant
  • Pt. III. Planning: The Bridge from Conflict to Vision. 6. Vision: The Frontier Beyond Conflict
  • Pt. IV. Fundamental Issues: The Silent Dilemma. 7. Technology, Science, and Uncertainty. 8. Short-Term Economic Expediency. 9. Sustainable Forests = Sustainable Harvest. 10. Why Old Growth? 11. Genetics, Adaptability, and Climate Change. 12. A Forest Is a Living Organism, Not a Machine. 13. Water: An Inescapable Necessity. 14. Planning with Half-Used Data
  • Pt. V. Sustainable Forestry. 15. Where Are We Headed? 16. Sustainable Forestry Through Adaptive Ecosystem Management Is an Open-Ended Experiment / Chris Maser, Bernard T. Bormann, Martha H. Brookes, A. Ross Kiester and James F. Weigand. 17. Today's Decisions, Tomorrow's Consequences.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-373).

Subjects Sustainable forestry.

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