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Book Review: The Forests Handbook

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Abstract:

The Forests Handbook, edited by Julian Evans, is an interesting and informative collection of essays on the science and management of the world's forests. But is it a handbook?

Keywords: education; environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources; silviculture

Document Type: Book Review

Affiliations: Professor Emeritus Department of Environmental Science, Polycy, and Management, University of California–Berkeley, 145 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA, 94720-3114, helms@nature.berkeley.edu

Publication date: 2001-12-01

More about this publication?
  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

    Also published by SAF:
    Forest Science
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