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Global assessment of tropical forest resources.

Global assessment of tropical forest resources.

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Nairobi, [Rome] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Forests and forestry -- Tropics.,
    • Forest surveys -- Tropics.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesGEMS PAC Information series ;, no. 3
      ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD247 .G58 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination12 p. :
      Number of Pages12
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2524128M
      LC Control Number87980099

      Get this from a library! World bamboo resources: a thematic study prepared in the framework of the Global Forest Resources Assessment [Maxim Lobovikov; Lynn Ball; María Guardia; Laura Russo;] -- Bamboo -- a major non-wood forest product -- is an ancient woody grass widely distributed in tropical, subtropical and mild temperate zones. It is an integral part of forestry, but is also. Get this from a library! Global forest resources assessment main report. [Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Forestry Department (Rome)] -- The Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA ) is the most comprehensive assessment of forests and forestry to date - not only in terms of the number of countries and people involved - but.

      tropical forest management for the production of goods and services as a conservation tool (Dickinson et al., ) and also attempted to determine the environmental impacts of implement-ing good practices in tropical forests managed primarily for timber (e.g., Auld et al., ; Marx and Cuypers ; van Kujik et al., ). Get this from a library! Forest resources assessment, tropical forest plantation resources. [Devendra Pandey; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.].

      Forests, especially tropical forests, play an important role in global climate change. Tree biomass stores carbon through photosynthesis, so deforestation contributes to carbon emissions. Tropical forests contain about 25% of the world’s carbon, and other forest regions of . Unfortunately, tropical forests are not only the living place of about 30 million people in South Fast Asia, but also the very resource needed for industry, agriculture, and medicine of the industrialized world and the developing world. Human usage of tropical forests can be analyzed under three main aspects: • Ecological function: Maintenance and protection of watersheds and soil, and the.


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Global assessment of tropical forest resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tropical Forest Resources Assessment to be the best and most reliable so far produced. It will serve as a baseline against which future tropical forest changes may be measured. The data are to be continually up-dated with the aim of publishing new more ccmprehensive global tropical forest resource assessnnts every five years.

Global Assessment of Tropical Forest Resources (The) This assessment represents the first attempt to gather together the wealth of information on tropical forest resources that is scattered throughout the world literature, together with the mass of unpublished data held in national agencies and at international centres.

Download. This digital report contains the main findings of the Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA ). FRA examines the status of, and trends in, more than 60 forest-related variables in countries and territories in the period – The largest extent of closed tropical forests is that of the Amazon region, which, according to the FAO map (Anon., a), covers >6 million km 2 and accounts for about 60% of the estimated global area of closed humid forests.

[Table 3 and Figure 2(a)].Cited by: The Forest Resources Assessment Programme The Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) benefits greatly from the consistent use of clear terms and definitions.

It is conducted once every five years with the next assessment scheduled for release in September This document supports the preparation of FRA Country Reports by NationalFile Size: 1MB.

This assessment represents the first attempt to gather together the wealth of information on tropical forest resources that is scattered throughout the world literature, together with the mass of unpublished data held in national agencies and at international centres.

"This book developed partly out of Southgate's work as a consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank to assess the contributions that nontimber extraction, low-impact logging, genetic prospecting, and ecotourism can make to tropical forest conservation in Latin America. Roy et al.

() have reviewed the application of remote sensing and GIS for the assessment and monitoring of tropical forest resources. Studies relating to the tropics have documented the. In accordance with their mandate and the reccomandations of their statutory bodies, FAO and UNEP agreed to undertake a reassessment of the present situation and current evolution of the forest resources of the tropical world within the framework of the Global Environment Monitoring System (GEMS).

The FAO/UNEP tropical forest resources assessment project, signed on 8 November. FAO's Global Forest Resources Assessment shows that 10 million hectares a year of forest cover have been lost since FAO Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) provides essential information for understanding the extent of forest resources, their condition, management and uses.

The latest of these assessments, FRAexamines the status of, and trends in, more than 60 forest-related. The Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA ) development began in June when the FRA Advisory Group discussed the FRA Long-Term Strategy and its implications for FRA The design process involved users, national correspondents and experts from a wide variety of technical backgrounds.

Ultimately, data were reported for countries and territories, of which reports. Introduction This book provides a cross-section of all outstanding experience in all fields of tropical forestry under a drastically changing environment induced by climate change. STRATEGIES FOR GLOBAL MONITORING OF TROPICAL FORESTS Raymond L.

Czaplewski INTRODUCTION The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is conducting a global assessment of tropical forest resources, which will be accomplished by mid This assessment requires, in part, estimates of the.

Despite the rising global concern, there is still continuous destruction of tropical forests at an alarming rate. This chapter assessed various approaches for conservation, restoration, and sustainable management of tropical forests using remote sensed data and geographic information system.

to this latter study, geographically, 55 per cent is stored in tropical forests, 32 per cent in boreal forests 5 FAO, Global Forest Resources Assessment 6 Yude Pan et al. Strengths and Limitations of the Global Forest Resources Assessment Forest in Recent Global Land Cover Assessments Using Remote Sensing Methodologies Forest Protected Areas Influence of Property Rights on Forest Cover Change and Forest Management FIGURES Global Forest and Woodland Cover by Aggregated Category and.

Tropical forests are hotspots for global change, and play a major contribution to global biodiversity, human livelihoods and planetary functioning. As such they are a nexus for scientific and policy discussions about global change and its impacts, and how to mitigate, manage and adapt to these impacts.

This Specialty Section is focused on these exciting and important questions and discussions. 1. Introduction. The Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has undertaken global assessments of forest area, characteristics, and production every 5–10 years since (MacDicken, ).More so than previous FRAs, the FRA of paints a broadly positive picture of the state of the world’s forests.

17 Mar Following the global commodities boom, investment has poured into large-scale extractive, green energy and other resource development projects around the of these are in the rural margins – places geographically but also politically distant from the centres of economic many places, tensions, struggles and conflicts have arisen around land ‘grabs.

Aspects are discussed of the FAO Forest Resources Assessment Project, including the objectives, output and survey design. The objectives include a statistical assessment of the forest resources of tropical countries and, by the use of high resolution satellite imaging data over the period, an estimate of changes that have taken place during.

FAO published statistics on global forest resources every five years from to in its World Forest Inventory series. It launched a new series of Forest Resources Assessments (FRAs) in that were initially limited to the tropics (Lanly,FAO,FAO, ).

This end of unit test assesses pupils understanding of: the distribution and characteristics of tropical rainforest, the causes and effects of deforestation as well as management strategies.

A mark scheme is also included. is a personal, non-profit making website for Geography teaching resources. This Year 7 levelled assessment on Tropical Rainforests requires the question paper, the levels sheet and there's also a rotating PowerPoint to .