The Resource Balancing act : environmental issues in forestry, Hamish Kimmins, (electronic resource)

Balancing act : environmental issues in forestry, Hamish Kimmins, (electronic resource)

Label
Balancing act : environmental issues in forestry
Title
Balancing act
Title remainder
environmental issues in forestry
Statement of responsibility
Hamish Kimmins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kimmins, J. P.
Dewey number
634.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
SD387.E58
LC item number
K57 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forests and forestry
  • Forest management
  • Forest ecology
Label
Balancing act : environmental issues in forestry, Hamish Kimmins, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. [235]-241
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Intro; Contents; Illustrations, Figures, and Tables; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgments; 1 Words, Pictures, and Reality; 2 The Peter Pan Principle in Renewable Resource Conflicts; 3 Causes and Time Scales of Environmental Change; 4 A Brief Primer on Ecology and Forest Ecosystems ; 5 A Brief Primer on Forestry; 6 Clearcutting: Ecosystem Destruction or Environmentally Sound Timber Harvesting? ; 7 Slashburning: Responsible Land Management or Playing with Fire? ; 8 Chemicals in Forest Management: Responsible Use or Environmental Abuse? ; 9 Are Old-Growth Forests Forever?
  • 10 Where Have All the Species Gone? The Question of Loss of Biological Diversity11 From 'Old Forestry' to 'New Forestry,' and Thence to 'Ecosystem Management' ; 12 Forestry and Climate Change; 13 Acid Rain: Is It as Bad for Forests as It Is for Lakes? ; 14 'Brazil North': Is Forestry in British Columbia Comparable to Deforestation in the Tropics? ; 15 'Future Shock' in Forecasting Forest Growth, Ecosystem Conditions, and Timber Yields: How Cloudy Is Our Crystal Ball? ; 16 Ecosystem Health and Integrity: Does Forestry 'Destroy' Ecosystems, and Can They Be 'Unhealthy'?
  • 17 Respect for Nature: The Ecological Foundation for Sustainable Forest Management 18 Certification: A Market-Driven Mechanism to Promote Sustainable Forest Management ; 19 Sustainable Development and Forestry: Can We Use and Sustain Our Forests? ; Epilogue: Reality, Pictures, and Words; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (319 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780774805742
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000049645
  • (EBL)3245751
  • (SSID)ssj0000381720
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11285794
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000381720
  • (PQKBWorkID)10401153
  • (PQKB)11224365
  • (CaPaEBR)404045
  • (CaBNvSL)jme00327119
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3245751
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000049645
Label
Balancing act : environmental issues in forestry, Hamish Kimmins, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. [235]-241
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Intro; Contents; Illustrations, Figures, and Tables; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgments; 1 Words, Pictures, and Reality; 2 The Peter Pan Principle in Renewable Resource Conflicts; 3 Causes and Time Scales of Environmental Change; 4 A Brief Primer on Ecology and Forest Ecosystems ; 5 A Brief Primer on Forestry; 6 Clearcutting: Ecosystem Destruction or Environmentally Sound Timber Harvesting? ; 7 Slashburning: Responsible Land Management or Playing with Fire? ; 8 Chemicals in Forest Management: Responsible Use or Environmental Abuse? ; 9 Are Old-Growth Forests Forever?
  • 10 Where Have All the Species Gone? The Question of Loss of Biological Diversity11 From 'Old Forestry' to 'New Forestry,' and Thence to 'Ecosystem Management' ; 12 Forestry and Climate Change; 13 Acid Rain: Is It as Bad for Forests as It Is for Lakes? ; 14 'Brazil North': Is Forestry in British Columbia Comparable to Deforestation in the Tropics? ; 15 'Future Shock' in Forecasting Forest Growth, Ecosystem Conditions, and Timber Yields: How Cloudy Is Our Crystal Ball? ; 16 Ecosystem Health and Integrity: Does Forestry 'Destroy' Ecosystems, and Can They Be 'Unhealthy'?
  • 17 Respect for Nature: The Ecological Foundation for Sustainable Forest Management 18 Certification: A Market-Driven Mechanism to Promote Sustainable Forest Management ; 19 Sustainable Development and Forestry: Can We Use and Sustain Our Forests? ; Epilogue: Reality, Pictures, and Words; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (319 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780774805742
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000049645
  • (EBL)3245751
  • (SSID)ssj0000381720
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11285794
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000381720
  • (PQKBWorkID)10401153
  • (PQKB)11224365
  • (CaPaEBR)404045
  • (CaBNvSL)jme00327119
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3245751
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000049645

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