Conveying the wide-ranging scope of forestry and the great challenges that lie ahead, this Third Edition of Introduction to Forest Ecosystem Science and Management gives you a borad overview of the field of forestry, as well as the detail you'll need to succeed in your role as a practicing forestry professional.
Now updated and revised, this Third Edition brings together leading experts in the field. Fourteen of the text's twenty-three chapters are completely rewritten by new authors. Coverage ranges from the basic cell, individual trees, and the forest stand, to management of the forest stand and acquisition of goods and services from the forest. Each author provides general coverage of his or her specilized field within the discipline and emphasizes how decisions made by forest managers affect the forest ecosystem.
Highlights in the Fourth Edition