Best Reference Books – Forest Surveying

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Forest Surveying subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Forest Surveying along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Forest Surveying subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Forest Surveying" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Forest Surveying” by Ram Parkash
2. “Primary Wood Processing: Principles and Practice” by John C F Walker

“Primary Wood Processing: Principles and Practice” Book Review: This book is useful for the researchers and department of forestry. It mainly focuses on covering the aspects of forest industries. It includes description of the processing systems and operations. It also covers the physical and chemical structure of the wood. The book also explains how the wood quality is variable and its implications for processing. Various processes of the industries are also included in this book. The science and the processes included are described very clearly in the chapters.

3. “Establishing the Environmental Flow Regime for the Middle Zambezi River (Unescoihe Phd Thesis Series)” by Elenestina Mwelwa-Mutekenya

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“Establishing the Environmental Flow Regime for the Middle Zambezi River (Unescoihe Phd Thesis Series)” Book Review: This book is meant for the researchers, foresters and for the department of biodiversity and ecology. It describes the area of the Middle Zambezi River Basin. It covers some of the points of the last decades for the local wildlife. It includes the problem of decrease in its regeneration rates. The environmental flow regime is also described to minimize the impact of upstream hydropower schemes on rivers. The research of the current dam operations is also included. Also the phenomenon of river channel widening and dam floodgates is also explained. In addition, longer flood residence experienced by the Faidherbia albida trees affecting the animal regeneration is also covered. Some solutions in order to save the Faidherbia albida trees are also involved. It also covers the phasing of spillway gate closure to control the excessive soil erosion.

4. “Reliability-Based Design of Engineered Wood Structures (Nato Science Series E:)” by J Bodig

“Reliability-Based Design of Engineered Wood Structures (Nato Science Series E:)” Book Review: This book is useful for the students of Engineering and for the researchers. It includes the Reliability-Based Design structures and procedures that are being developed. It also includes the organizations that are involved in the development of national or regional cades. Importance of activities that contribute to harmonization and coordination are also discussed. Assessment of current knowledge and recommendations for new developments on RBD are involved. Further, economic significance of the Engineering wood structures in various parts of the world is also discussed. RBD developments that are conducted in countries like Australia, New Zealand, Europe and North America are also included. The opportunities provided by Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) to advance the cause of RBD is also explained.

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5. “Mechanical Properties of Bamboo (Forestry Sciences)” by Jules J A Janssen

“Mechanical Properties of Bamboo (Forestry Sciences)” Book Review: This book includes a collection of many reports and researches on the properties of bamboo. So, it will be useful for the department of forestry and natural resources as well as for the researchers.

6. “Hydrology and the Management of Watersheds” by Kenneth N Brooks and Peter F Ffolliott

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“Hydrology and the Management of Watersheds” Book Review: This book is useful for the department of Hydrology and Watershed Management. It is also useful for the students of environmental studies and natural resource management. It provides the basic information and methods necessary for solving water problems. Various issues are faced by the wildlife, agriculture, environment and forest. The book explains how water is a precious resource. Understanding the recent developments and flow of water in nature is also involved. It also includes the discussion on planning and evaluation of Watershed Management. Social and economic factors affecting it are also included. Specific problems of different regions of the United States are also discussed. In addition, effects of human activities on the watersheds and wetland systems in natural resource management is included.

7. “Land Use and Vegetation Analysis of Dry Tropical Forest” by Arvind Bijalwan

“Land Use and Vegetation Analysis of Dry Tropical Forest” Book Review: This book is useful for the students of natural resources, environmental studies as well as researchers. It includes the reasons for the time consuming traditional practices for surveying. It focuses on the need of the satellite remote sensing techniques and GIS for accurate and inexpensive mapping. The important aspects such as quality and quantity measurement are also included. The present study to characterize the land use and vegetation of a dry tropical forest ecosystem in India is covered. The book is targeted to the work in the field of mapping, land use assessment and vegetation analysis. In addition, it also involves the estimation of volume, biomass and carbon in Forest.

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8. “Tropical Deforestation and Species Extinction (The Iucn Forest Conservation Programme)” by T C Whitmore and J A Sayer

“Tropical Deforestation and Species Extinction (The Iucn Forest Conservation Programme)” Book Review: This book is helpful for the department of Forestry and Natural Resources Management as well as for the students of environmental studies and ecology. It includes the discussion on effects of tropical forest on biological diversity. It also discusses the consequences and factors affecting biological diversity. Current rates and statistical information of deforestation are also described. It covers the factors affecting the species and forestry in various forms.

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