Forestry

Forestry

Sustainable, well-planned, near to nature forest management deals with the production of raw timber. The classical central disciplines are silviculture, forest growth and yield and forest planning supplemented by information on the timber market, storage and bio-energy. Loss events, such as windfall, bark beetle or game damage, present an ever re-occurring challenge to forest personnel. Successful management in avoiding and limiting risks and damage is part of an effective operational strategy.

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Microscopic Wood Anatomy of Central European species

This web site is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in the anatomy of central European woods. Nevertheless it will also be useful outside of central Europe.

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Dendrochronological Database

This relational tree ring database contains tree ring data as well as their documentation and spatial information. All information is available over World Wide Web.

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Cluster afforestation in mountain regions

Artificially established stands originating from afforestations tend to become uniform and thus vulnerable to pests, snow pressure and strong wind. That's why in afforestations it is advantageous to establish groups already at the time of planting.

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A storm event – first measures

Risk to life? Important roads are barred? Which measures should be taken first after a storm event?

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Strategies for storm damage management

How to find the best strategy for storm damage management? Several factors are to be considered. A reasonable way is to have a common strategy for all affected owners.

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Order of harvesting and processing storm-damaged timber – proceeding in Baden-Württemberg after "Lothar"

Different timber, different assortments, different quality. Before starting processing storm damages you should be clear about the best order of processing.

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New plant and animal species – enrichment or threat to our forests?

It happens more and more often that new plant and animal species are involuntarily or artificially brought into new living spaces. This often has surprising effects. The forest as one of the most important cultivated surfaces in Germany is highly affected by such processes.

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