Philosophy and Techniques for Forest Resource Management : Follow up and New Challenges for Coming Generations(FORCOM 2011)
Journal of Forest Planning
ABSTRAcr Ensuring the sustainability of forest resources for future generations has been a central concern for scientists and managers who have been engaged with the science and practice of tDrest management. Forest resources provide innumerable ecosystem services that benefit society and the envirenment. Effective and innovative scientific and practicaa methods have been develeped and implemented to protect important ecosystem functions while meeting increased demands for forest preducts.
... rest preducts. Changing societal values demand ifinovative andlor integrated approaches to forest management that meet sociaL ecological, and econemic goals. New monitoring approaches involving continueus evaluation of harvest-induced and human-induced changes in the forest structure andlor function are needed. Actditionally, new approaches to forest management, as well as innovative poEitical measures and people's involvement, are needed to encourage the most efficient and effective use of resources, The objective ef this review is to gather state-oithe-art research results anct techniques relating to the management and analysis of forest resources. The organizers ef FORCOM2011 would like to welcome and invite those whe intend to share their ideas and thoughts about current problems in forest management with ethers from different regions and research areas,