By J. Richardson, R. Björheden, P. Hakkila, A.T. Lowe, C.T. Smith

ISBN-10: 904816043X

ISBN-13: 9789048160433

Bioenergy from Sustainable Forestry synthesizes details had to layout or enforce sustainable wooded area administration structures for creation of biomass for strength along with different wooded area items. it really is equipped round the standards for sustainable woodland administration: productiveness, surroundings, social matters, economics, and criminal and institutional framework. greater than 25 foreign specialists from 10 nations have introduced jointly to be had ecological, actual, operational, social and financial details and pointed out gaps in wisdom with regards to biomass creation and harvesting structures. this is often the 1st time that such finished details has been introduced jointly below one hide, utilizing an built-in, holistic strategy. Guiding ideas and cutting-edge wisdom are emphasised. The e-book will allow wooded area source managers and planners to guage the power of particular wooded area areas to sustainably meet bioenergy creation calls for.

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When clear-cutting these old forests, a great proportion of stemwood is left as residue because of its low quality. Although these residues fulfil the quality requirements of fuelwood, unmanaged forests are often located far from population centers and industrial plants, which makes the recovery of fuel unprofitable. In the final harvest of repeatedly thinned managed forests, there are few dead, defective, and undersized trees. Here most of the logging residues 30 Bioenergy from Sustainable Forestry: Guiding Principles and Practice consist of crown mass rather than stem mass.

In the developing world, fuelwood is often collected from natural forests and shrublands, or grown under agroforestry practices. It provides local people with a greater proportion of their energy requirements than in the developed countries described in Chapter 2.

Pp. 61-70 in Madlener, R. and Pingoud, K. ). 1998. Proceedings of the workshop “Between COP3 and COP4: The Role of Bioenergy in Achieving the Targets Stipulated in the Kyoto Protocol”. September 1998, Nokia, Finland. ISBN 3-9500847-1-1. Bradley, D. 1998. Potential impact of forestry initiatives on Canada’s carbon balances. Pp. 93-106 in Madlener, R. and Pingoud, K. ). 1998. Proceedings of the workshop “Between COP3 and COP4: The Role of Bioenergy in Achieving the Targets Stipulated in the Kyoto Protocol”.

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