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125 Years of Forest Inventories – Past, Present and Future-Selected Papers from the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress
(Editor: Marco Marchetti)
30 Sep 2017
Adaptation of Forests and Forest Management to Climate Change
(Editor: Rodney J. Keenan)
30 Jun 2011 8
Applications of Remote Sensing to Forestry
(Editors: Randolph H. Wynne, Valerie Thomas)
31 Mar 2014 9
Biodiversity and Conservation in Forests
(Editor: Diana F. Tomback)
31 Aug 2015 11
Climate Change and Forest Fire
(Editor: Jianbang Gan)
28 Feb 2015 14
Climate Change Impacts on the Dynamics of Forest Ecosystems
(Editors: Carl Beierkuhnlein, Andreas Bolte)
01 May 2017 4
Climate Effects on Forest Tree/Stand Predisposition to Biotic Disturbance
(Editor: Sigrid Netherer)
31 Jan 2017
Coarse Woody Debris of Forests in a Changing World
(Editor: Yowhan Son)
15 Apr 2017
Decision Support Approaches in Adaptive Forest Management—Selected Papers from IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress
(Editors: Jan Kašpar, Pete Bettinger, Harald Vacik, Róbert Marušák, Jordi Garcia-Gonzalo)
30 Sep 2017
Decomposition of Forest Litter and Its Links to Carbon Sequestration and Nutrients' Dynamics
(Editor: Björn Berg)
31 May 2016 8
Dynamics and Management of Boreal Forests
(Editors: Annika Nordin, Tomas Lundmark)
30 Jan 2017 2
Ecosystem Feedbacks and Nitrogen Fixation in Forests
(Editor: Jean-Philippe Bellenger)
31 Mar 2017
Ecosystem Services from Forests
(Editor: Damian C. Adams)
15 Jul 2015 9
Effect of Drought on Forests—Plant Water Relations and Ecological Consequences
(Editors: John Grace, Maurizio Mencuccini)
30 Sep 2017
Effects of Post-Fire Management Activities on Forests
(Editors: Xavier Úbeda, Victoria Arcenegui)
31 Mar 2017
Exotic and Invasive Plant Species Impacting Forests
(Editor: Shibu Jose)
30 Jun 2012 11
Expanding Forests’ Benefits: Forest-based Recreation and Tourism
(Editors: Taylor V. Stein, Frank Søndergaard Jensen, Liisa Tyrväinen, Nobuhiko Tanaka)
31 Aug 2011 7
Feature Papers 15 Jun 2010 9
Fire Regimes: Spatial and Temporal Variability and Their Effects on Forests
(Editors: Yves Bergeron, Sylvie Gauthier)
31 Jul 2016 24
Forest and Wood Vegetation Carbon Stores and Sequestration
(Editor: Michael Battaglia)
15 Jan 2014 15
Forest Governance and REDD: Challenges for Policies and Markets in Latin America
(Editors: Elena Petkova, Anne Margaret Larson, Pablo Pacheco)
15 Nov 2010 15
Forest Ground Observations through Terrestrial Point Clouds
(Editors: Juha Hyyppä, Xinlian Liang, Eetu Puttonen)
30 Jun 2016 13
Forest Growth Response to Environmental Stress
(Editors: Jesus Julio Camarero, Raúl Sánchez-Salguero, Juan Carlos Linares)
30 Sep 2016 11
Forest Management and Water Resources in the Anthropocene
(Editors: Ge Sun, James M. Vose)
15 Nov 2015 13
Forest Operations, Engineering and Management–Selected Papers from the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress
(Editor: Raffaele Spinelli)
30 Sep 2017
Forest Pathology and Plant Health
(Editors: Matteo Garbelotto, Paolo Gonthier)
30 Jan 2017 2
Forest Restoration and Regeneration
(Editor: Jean-Claude Ruel)
01 Jul 2013 9
Forest Soil Microbe and Biogeochemical Cycling: Biogeochemical Processes in Forest Soils
(Editors: Alessandra Lagomarsino, Roberta Pastorelli, Alberto Agnelli)
25 Apr 2017
Forest Soil Respiration under Climate Changing
(Editors: Robert Jandl, Mirco Rodeghiero)
31 Jan 2017 4
Fusiform Rust Disease—Biology and Management of Resistance
(Editors: C. Dana Nelson, John M. Davis, Steven E. McKeand)
01 Oct 2013 8
Future Forests
(Editors: Sune Linder, Jon Moen)
30 Nov 2010 15
Genomics for Sustainable Forestry - Selected Papers from IUFRO Genomics and Forest Tree Genetics Conference
(Editors: John MacKay, Stephen P. DiFazio)
01 Sep 2016 6
Governing Forest Landscapes: Challenges and Ways Forward
(Editors: Pablo Pacheco, George Schoneveld, Andrew Wardell)
30 Sep 2014 7
Governing Forest Restoration: Social, Environmental and Institutional Dimensions Print Edition available
(Editors: Manuel R. Guariguata, Pedro H.S. Brancalion)
31 Dec 2013 11
Human–Wildlife Conflicts in Forests
(Editors: Mariella Marzano, Norman Dandy)
30 Apr 2017
Image-Based Point Clouds for Forest Inventory Applications
(Editor: Joanne C. White)
15 Sep 2015 7
Impact of Ozone on Forests
(Editor: Cristina Nali)
31 May 2017
Impacts of Climate Change—Selected Papers from FowiTa German Forest Sciences Conference (Sessions 1–5)
(Editor: Marc Hanewinkel)
15 Feb 2017
Improving Wood Quality from Planted Forests
(Editors: Gary Peter, C. Dana Nelson, Robert Evans, John C. F. Walker)
30 Apr 2014 5
Incentives and Constraints of Community and Smallholder Forestry
(Editors: Wil de Jong, Pia Katila, Glenn Galloway, Pablo Pacheco)
15 Sep 2015 10
Intensity of Forest Management—Selected Papers from FowiTa German Forest Sciences Conference (Sessions 10–14)
(Editor: Henning Meesenburg)
15 Feb 2017 2
Interactions between Bark Beetles and Forests
(Editor: Beat Wermelinger)
01 Nov 2013 7
Interplay of Human and Natural Disturbances on Pattern and Process in Forest Ecosystems
(Editors: Barry Brook, Jessie C. Buettel)
20 Dec 2016 5
Joint IUFRO 7.02.02 “Foliage, shoot and stem diseases of forest trees” and 7.03.04 “Diseases and insects in forest nurseries” Working Parties Meeting
(Editors: Jan Stenlid, Jonas Oliva, Audrius Menkis)
01 Oct 2015 19
LiDAR and Other Remote Sensing Applications in Mapping and Monitoring of Forests Structure and Biomass
(Editor: L. Monika Moskal)
28 Feb 2014 20
LiDAR Remote Sensing of Forest Resources
(Editors: Chris Hopkinson, Laura Chasmer, Craig Mahoney)
15 Sep 2016 5
Long-Term Effects of Fire on Forest Soils
(Editor: Dale W. Johnson)
30 Apr 2012 10
Management Strategies for Forest Ecosystem Services
(Editor: Ir. Kris verheyen)
28 Feb 2017 1
Multidisciplinary Research from the Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Initiative (THAPBI)—Selected Papers from IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress
(Editor: Jill Thompson)
30 Sep 2017
Mycorrhizal Fungi of Forests
(Editors: Douglas L. Godbold, Burenjargal Otgonsuren, Hans Göransson)
30 Apr 2015 6
New Insights into Climate Sensitivity of Forest Growth, Health, and Disturbance: Vulnerability, Resilience, and Change
(Editor: Glenn Juday)
10 May 2017
Nitrogen and Phosphorus Nutrition of Trees and Forests Print Edition available
(Editors: Heinz Rennenberg, Mark A. Adams)
30 Jun 2015 14
Nutrient Cycling and Plant Nutrition in Forest Ecosystems
(Editors: Scott X. Chang, Xiangyang Sun)
31 Aug 2016 16
Optimizing Forest Inventories with Remote Sensing Techniques
(Editors: Christian Ginzler, Lars T. Waser)
31 Mar 2017 2
Our Future Forests and Their Products—How to Get out of the Woods—Selected Papers from the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress
(Editor: Florian Kraxner)
30 Nov 2017
Plant Diversity and Phytogeography in Forests
(Editor: Panayotis Dimopoulos)
31 May 2017
Planted Forests and Climate Change—Selected Papers from the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress
(Editors: Christophe Orazio, Elena Paoletti, Margarida Tomé)
30 Sep 2017
Post-Disturbance Forest Management and Regeneration Dynamics
(Editor: Emanuele Lingua)
15 Mar 2017
REDD+: Politics, Interplays and Impacts
(Editors: Esteve Corbera, Heike Schroeder)
31 Oct 2016 8
Remote Sensing of Forest Disturbance
(Editors: Sean P. Healey, Warren B. Cohen)
02 Jun 2017 1
Response of Tree Species to Abiotic Stresses in a Changing Environment
(Editors: Fausto Manes, Lina Fusaro, Elisabetta Salvatori)
10 Feb 2017
Responses of Forest Trees to Drought
(Editor: Steven Jansen)
31 Mar 2015 9
Soil Carbon Sequestration in Forests
(Editors: Adele Muscolo, Miroslava Mitrovic)
28 Feb 2017 1
Stand Dynamics of Forests Managed Using Variable Retention Harvesting Systems
(Editor: Brian J. Palik)
20 Nov 2016 2
Successional Dynamics of Forest Structure and Function
(Editor: Christopher Gough)
31 Dec 2017
The 24th IUFRO World Congress: Session 118 Providing Ecosystem Services under Climate Change: Community of Practice of Forest Decision Support Systems
(Editors: Harald Vacik, Jose Borges, Jordi Garcia-Gonzalo, Ljusk-Ola Eriksson)
01 Nov 2014 13
The 24th IUFRO World Congress: Session 13 Salamanders: World Icons of Aquatic Biodiversity in Forests
(Editor: Deanna H. Olson)
15 Apr 2015 8
The 24th IUFRO World Congress: Session 64 What Future for Tropical Silviculture?
(Editors: Plinio Sist, Robert Nasi, Jean-Paul Laclau)
01 Nov 2014 5
The 24th IUFRO World Congress: Session 79 Sustainable Management of Spruce Dominated Ecosystems in Response to Climate Change
(Editors: Phillip G. Comeau, Bill Mason)
11 Dec 2014 10
The Effects of Invasive and Exotic Plants on Forests
(Editor: Annabel J. Porté)
30 Jan 2017 2
The Potential Role for Community Monitoring in MRV and in Benefit Sharing in REDD+ Print Edition available
(Editors: Arturo Balderas Torres, Margaret Skutsch)
31 Mar 2014 10
The Role of Bio-Economy for Forestry—Selected Papers from FowiTa German Forest Sciences Conference (Sessions 15–19)
(Editor: Norbert Lamersdorf)
15 Oct 2016
The Role of Forests for Carbon Capture and Storage
(Editors: Peter N. Beets, Chris Goulding)
31 Mar 2012 11
The Role of Plant Tissue Culture Technology in Biodiversity Conservation—Selected Papers from the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress
(Editor: Tae Dong Kim)
30 Sep 2017
Tree Species, as Major Drivers of Forest Ecosystems Functioning
(Editor: Laurent Augusto)
25 Jan 2017
Treeline Ecotone Dynamics
(Editor: Constance Millar)
20 Sep 2017
Tropical Forest Ecology and Management for the Anthropocene
(Editors: Grizelle González, Ariel E. Lugo)
31 Jan 2017
Understanding and Managing Emerald Ash Borer Impacts on Ash Forests
(Editors: Randall K. Kolka, Anthony D’Amato, Nam Jin Noh, Brian J. Palik, Tomas Pypker, Robert Slesak, Joseph W. Wagenbrenner)
31 Dec 2017
Urban and Periurban Forest Diversity and Ecosystem Services
(Editors: Francisco Escobedo, Stephen John Livesley, Justin Morgenroth)
31 Mar 2016 17

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