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Community Perceptions of Tree Risk and Management

Abbie Judice, Jason Gordon, Jesse Abrams, Kris Irwin
2021 Land  
Urban forests (trees growing in urban and peri-urban areas, including villages and large cities) are vital to mitigating the effects of climate change and urbanization but require special considerations  ...  Guided by a socio-ecological resilience framework, the findings identify factors affecting resident attitudes towards tree management on the individual parcel and the community levels.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge the Society of American Foresters (Forest Science & Technology Board) and the National Garden Club, Inc.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land10101096 fatcat:kxyyrig5g5gwhpoy7a6b6kvbxi

The Growth of the Evaluation Tree in the Policy Analysis Forest: Recent Developments in Evaluation

Sebastian Lemire, Laura R. Peck, Allan Porowski
2020 Policy Studies Journal  
Structured around the evaluation theory tree, the presentation of these developments elaborates on the three main branches of evaluation: methods, use, and valuing.  ...  The concluding discussion briefly addresses the central role of evaluation-and other types of knowledge production-in providing actionable evidence for use in public policy and program decision making.  ...  The Evaluation Tree: Recent Trends in Methods, Valuing, and Use With the early growth of the evaluation tree described, we begin to see that mapping the diverse and evolving landscape of evaluation is  ... 
doi:10.1111/psj.12387 fatcat:lgrj4am425c7jb2qd3mcqx7lc4

Promoting sustainability education through hands-on approaches: a tree carbon sequestration exercise in a Singapore green space

Sorain J. Ramchunder, Alan D. Ziegler
2021 Sustainability Science  
Finally, we see green spaces as dynamic settings for learning about physical processes and issues related to environmental management and sustainability.  ...  The key objective of the exercise was to foster sustainability awareness with regard to the effectiveness of tree-planting initiatives to offset carbon emissions.  ...  We also thank the NUS Geography and Bachelor of Environmental Studies students for their participation and candid reflections.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11625-020-00897-5 pmid:33488835 pmcid:PMC7811337 fatcat:twgzfcy2xzghvkuvloqzn3i4ce

Comparing the determinants of cropland abandonment in Albania and Romania using boosted regression trees

Daniel Müller, Pedro J. Leitão, Thomas Sikor
2013 Agricultural Systems  
Boosted regression trees can account for nonlinearities and interactions between variables and combine high predictive accuracy with appealing options to interpret the results.  ...  Data were analyzed using boosted regression trees.  ...  Finally, we thank the two anonymous referees and the editor for their excellent comments that helped to improve the quality of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.agsy.2012.12.010 fatcat:q7qc3pev2nfonkc3dmwtx5btcu

Assessing natural hazards in forestry for risk management: a review

Marc Hanewinkel, Susan Hummel, Axel Albrecht
2010 European Journal of Forest Research  
We review mechanistic models, empirical models, and expert systems and consider the needs for different spatial scales of risk assessment, from the regional to the single-tree leveL In addition to natural  ...  After an overview of the risk management process and the main hazards in forests (storm, snow, insects, fire), tlJ.e paper focuses on the prin cipal methods used to assess risks from these hazards for  ...  Output-oriented empirical models The second group of empirical models has a focus on output.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10342-010-0392-1 fatcat:3fouiujoj5ejxf2pd5hkwdu4mu

Woody plants of Utah: a field guide with identification keys to native and naturalized trees, shrubs, cacti, and vines

2012 ChoiceReviews  
All rights reserved Manufactured in the United States of America Cover design by Dan Miller ISBN: 978-0-87421-928-9 (paper) ISBN: 978-0-87421-929-6 (e-book) Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication  ...  The bear says, "If I roar in the forest, the entire forest is shivering with fear." The lion says, "If I roar in the jungle, the entire jungle is afraid of me." [The] pig says, "Big deal . . .  ...  On the whole, professional medicine is oriented toward disease, while the folk (lay) sector has its orientation toward illness.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.49-6885 fatcat:lg4qxaxyovbz7ify3nsgk2lx3i

Using Digital Twins and Intelligent Cognitive Agencies to Build Platforms for Automated CxO Future of Work [article]

John-Thones Amenyo
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, design principles based on computational thinking are used to engineer the architecture and infrastructure for such CxO automation platforms.  ...  Building platforms for CxO automation is challenging.  ...  groups, to learn, train and become experienced with working and managing the new workforce and workspaces.  ... 
arXiv:1808.07627v1 fatcat:s74bfjresbc3lipkgcrkzsrobe

Silvicultural alternatives to conventional even-aged forest management - what limits global adoption?

Klaus J Puettmann, Scott McG Wilson, Susan C Baker, Pablo J Donoso, Lars Drössler, Girma Amente, Brian D Harvey, Thomas Knoke, Yuanchang Lu, Susanna Nocentini, Francis E Putz, Toshiya Yoshida (+1 others)
2015 Forest Ecosystems  
Currently, stands under conventional forest management for commodity production cover about 30% of  ...  Review Much of the history of forest science and management in the last two centuries has focused on optimizing the efficiency of commodity production, mostly of wood for timber, pulp, and fuel.  ...  Acknowledgements This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40663-015-0031-x fatcat:x2oeusvkgjbarlbrenr7so5apq

Not Just Participation: The Rise of the Eco‐Precariat in the Green Economy

Benjamin Neimark, Sango Mahanty, Wolfram Dressler, Christina Hicks
2020 Antipode  
We use these examples to theorise the nature of labour in these frontier economies and put forward a framework for analysing the eco-precariat.  ...  This article examines the roles and vulnerabilities of these actors: the carbon counters, species identifiers, GIS mappers, tree planters and others operating in the shadows.  ...  Earlier versions of this work benefited from participants at the Political Ecology Network (POLLEN) 2018 Conference in Oslo on Eco-precariat labor and at feedback from the Political Ecology Research Group  ... 
doi:10.1111/anti.12593 fatcat:qpy2zacwh5hfxke5y5ccdzar7a

Innovative wood use can enable carbon-beneficial forest management in California

Bodie Cabiyo, Jeremy S. Fried, Brandon M. Collins, William Stewart, Jun Wong, Daniel L. Sanchez
2021 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
With increased demand for wood residues, forest health–oriented thinning could produce up to 7.3 million (M) oven-dry tonnes of forest residues per year, an eightfold increase over current levels.  ...  These treatments are often cost prohibitive, though, in part because of low demand for low-value wood "residues."  ...  Finally, workforce development initiatives could support the rapid scaling of forest treatments.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.2019073118 pmid:34810238 pmcid:PMC8670525 fatcat:uihnb4wtajgrfhwjof6b3b3awa

Shifting frontier dynamics in Latin America

Markus Kröger, Anja Nygren
2020 Journal of Agrarian Change  
This article suggests the benefits of clarifying these concepts because frontiers remain important analytics for understanding drastic landuse changes and other socio-environmental transformations.  ...  The concept of commoditizing resource frontier is introduced to explain recent frontier-makings in Brazilian Amazonia and Cerrado and in the Nicaraguan Río San Juan.  ...  Special thanks to the "Forests of the World" organization and the "Manejo Sostenible en la Zona de Amortiguamiento en el Municipio del Castillo" (MAS) project for their great help in the datasets and in  ... 
doi:10.1111/joac.12354 fatcat:4tny4iy2frcahkym5matc4255a

Determinants of Sustainable Performance and Convergence with EU Agenda 2030: The Case of Romanian Forest Enterprises

Marian Socoliuc, Veronica Grosu, Cristina Cosmulese, Rozalia Kicsi
2020 Polish Journal of Environmental Studies  
Acknowledgements This work is supported by project POCU 125040, titled "Development of the tertiary university education to support the economic growth -PROGRESSIO," co-financed by the European Social  ...  Fund under the Human Capital Operational Program 2014-2020.  ...  may also arise from the incomes obtained from other forest products, such as forest fruits, mushrooms, medicinal plants, game meat or different forestry services such as forest protection, tree stamping  ... 
doi:10.15244/pjoes/110757 fatcat:b6yclsh4gzbcxovnczkltl5hja

Proceedings of the 20th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (Abstracts)

2021 International forestry review  
Initiated by the Asia-Pacifi c Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation (APFNet), the Asia Pacifi c Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism (AP-FECM) was proposed during the First  ...  while supporting workers, communities and our environment for the long term.  ...  SFI is working with Arbor Day Foundation, American Forests, International Society of Arboriculture, Society of Municipal Foresters, and Trees Canada to develop the SFI Urban and Community Forests Sustainability  ... 
doi:10.1505/146554821834741232 fatcat:p2pcbxd7z5ftti6shs5uilwuk4

Here to stay or go? Connecting turnover research to applied attrition modeling

Andrew B. Speer, Subhadra Dutta, Menghan Chen, Glenn Trussell
2019 Industrial and Organizational Psychology  
AbstractAttrition modeling is a direct application of extant turnover research that can favorably impact workforce planning and action planning.  ...  Collectively, this article serves as a guide to conducting attrition modeling within organizations and offers suggestions for future research to inform best practices.  ...  Three, trees are conceptually easy for laypeople to follow, as one must simply trace a tree path to see what combination and levels of variables are associated with a given probability of attrition.  ... 
doi:10.1017/iop.2019.22 fatcat:hz6uliknbbgudaklb6qcfzud7q

Neoliberal Politics of Resource Extraction: Moroccan Argan Oil

Bertram Turner
2014 Forum for Development Studies  
Notes on contributor Bertram Turner is a senior researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Department Law and Anthropology.  ...  He has conducted extensive field research in the Middle East and North Africa, especially Morocco.  ...  The legal problem lies in the inclination of forest administrators to declare that wherever there are trees -except for crop trees such as citrus trees -it is by definition state land.  ... 
doi:10.1080/08039410.2014.901239 fatcat:qvgnvbemubg5hbezl6q56ztoqe
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