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Forest management

Forest management is a branch of forestry concerned with overall administrative, economic, legal, and social aspects, as well as scientific and technical aspects, such as silviculture, protection, and forest regulation.

There are 140 pages tagged with Forest management:

Department of Forest Ecology and Management

Department of Forest Ecology and Management Here at the department, our mission is to advance the understanding of forest ecosystem processes and to progress the principles of forest ecosystem

Forest vegetation ecology

Forest vegetation ecology includes plant with biotic, abiotic and extrinsic disturbance factors, that control diversity, productivity, or ecosystem functioning. The overarching goal of the forest

Nordic-Baltic workshop

Boreal peatlands provide an important carbon sink and play a key role in the global carbon cycle and climate system. During the past century, >10 million ha of natural peatlands have been drained in

About Peat maps

The peat map is released as two different products, a classified map and a continuous map of the thickness of the organic layer. The peat maps are based on nearly 5,500 measurements of the thickness

Forest ecophysiology

This subject area includes nitrogen nutrition of plants in general and of forest plants in particular and its key role in boreal forest ecosystems. Our research deals with nitrogen nutrition of

Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics 2022

The Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics (SSFE) biennial meeting in 2022 will take place November 29 - December 2, 2022 in the city of Umeå in the Swedish county of Västerbotten. Umeå was founded


Our research is organised under seven subject areas where we develop knowledge about forest ecosystems and the processes that drive them. This knowledge is then transferred to best forest management

Peat Maps

Predicted thickness of the organic layer

The quality of Peat maps

The quality of the map has been evaluated by comparing the maps with field measurements at 2,883 locations throughout the country. As a measure of how well a map corresponds to reality, you can use

More Reading

The documentation regarding soil moisture maps explains how the maps are calculated and how they can be interpreted. There is also a product description and a technical description of the maps. For

Here are the maps

The peat map is now available for the whole country except in some coastal areas where it cannot be retrieved and in some mountain areas that were not laser scanned when it was developed. This has

Department of Forest Economics

Natural resources in general and especially forests are central to the research, education and cooperation being conducted within the areas of natural resource economics, forest economics, forest