Table of Contents

Science is endogenous to sustainable forestry - implications for scientists and policy makers / M. A. Shannon, G. Buttoud, and R. Päivinen.
Will linking science to policy lead to sustainable forestry? : lessons from the federal forests of the United States / K. N. Johnson.
Participation as a new mode of governance? : scientists and policymakers linked in a double spiral / I. Kouplevatskaya.
The European Union sustainable forest management and climate change mitigation policies from a transition country's perspective / M. Nijnik and L. Bizikova.
Application of criteria and indicators of sustainable resource management in the United States / A. Abee.
Indicators for biodiversity of tropical forests : problems and solutions / K. Rennolls and K. M. Reynolds.
Science-policy consultation as boundary spanning : the interaction of science and politics in two US bioregional assessments / M. Pregernig.
Cluster organization in forestry : supporting information and knowledge transfer in the practice, science and policy of sustainable forest management / T. Mrosek and A. Schulte.
Modelling public support for wildland fire policy / J. D. Absher and J. J. Vaske.
Analysing institutions and public perspectives to identify the future of British forests / M. Nijnik and A. Mather.
Economic conservation - Hill Holt Wood : the three legs of sustainability in practice / N. Lowthrop.
Measuring sustainability using the U.S. Forest Inventory and Analysis Program / C. T. Scott and W. H. McWilliams.
Vegetation diversity assessment in southern Belgium's permanent forest inventory / C. Sanchez, H. Claessens, T. Puissant, H. Lecomte and J. Rondeux.
PractiSFM - an operational multi-resource inventory protocol for sustainable forest management / F. Barrett, M. J. Somers and M. Nieuwenhuis.
The importance of forest stand-level inventory to sustain multiple forest values in the presence of endangered species / D. L. Johnson, K. N. Johnson and D. W. Hann.
Forest land change assessment by continuous inventory / P. Corona, E. Pompei and G. Scarascia Mugnozza.
A study on tree colonization of abandoned land in the Italian Alps : extent and some characteristics of new forest stands in Trentino / F. De Natale, P. Gasparini and A. Carriero.
Using spatial statistics to improve the primary forestry supply chain / J. D. Hamann and K. Boston.
Evaluation of commercial airborne LiDAR and SAR products to estimate top height and associated parameters in production forests in Britain / E. D. Wallington and J. C. Suárez.
Potential contributions of statistics and modelling to sustainable forest management : review and synthesis / K. Rennolls, M. Tomé, R. E. McRoberts, J. K. Vanclay, V. LeMay, B. T. Guan and G. Z. Gertner.
Modelling forest ecosystems : the Edinburgh forest model / J.H.M. Thornley.
Information and knowledge management for sustainable forestry / A. J. Thomson, H. M. Rauscher, D. L. Schmoldt and H. Vacik.
Integrating the DPSIR approach and the analytic network process for the assessment of forest management strategies / H. Vacik, B. Wolfslehner, R. Seidl and M. J. Lexer.
Establishment Management Information System [EMIS]: delivering good practice advice on tree establishment in the uplands of Britain / M. P. Perks, A. J. Harrison and S. J. Bathgate.
On chatbots and avatars - the virtual forester as a guide to knowledge about sustainable forest management / A. Reinbolz and M. Hanewinkel.
Information and knowledge management in support of sustainable forestry : a review / H. M. Rauscher, D. L. Schmoldt and H. Vacik.
How should we manage knowledge ecosystems? : using adaptive knowledge management! / A. J. Thomson.
An information retrieval system to support management of Habitats and Rare Priority and Protected Species (HaRPPS) in Britain / D. Ray and A. C. Broome.
Decision support for sustainable forestry : enhancing the basic rational model / H. R. Ekbia and K. M. Reynolds. In the context of forest sustainability, this book presents the issues related to both global climate change and conservation of biodiversity. It highlights four methodologies and shows how they contribute in overcoming the ecological challenges facing our world. The practical experience presented can be applied to the implementation of successful sustainable forestry policies.