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Potential for identifying changes in land cover in Nepal using satellite imagery
(Virginia Tech, 1993)
A description of floral diversity in the southern Appalachians with forest management considerations for conservation
(Virginia Tech, 1994-05-04)
Biological diversity is the variety of plant and animal life, habitats and ecosystems, and the biological processes and functions within them. It is this simple yet profoundly important concept in biology which in recent ...
An evaluation of potential planning processes for national parks in Malaysia
(Virginia Tech, 1990)
Function, Design, and Establishment of Riparian Forest Buffers: A Review
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-08)
Through the interaction of their soils, hydrology, and biotic communities, riparian forests protect and improve water quality, provide habitat for plants and animals, support aquatic communities, and provide many benefits ...
Use of Nonwood Plant Fibers for Pulp and Paper Industry in Asia: Potential in China
(Virginia Tech, 1998-02-16)
The pulp and paper industry around the world has been growing rapidly. As a result there has been a huge demand for pulp and paper making raw material. Recent years have seen a spurt in use of nonwood fibers being used as ...
Developing a Natural Resource Database for Geographic Information System
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-13)
Geographic information systems ( GIS ) are an effective tool for land management. By studying the land formations and land cover of a site, much information about the tree and animal species inhabiting a site can be ...
Tree Inventories and GIS in Urban Forestry
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-26)
Planning and managing vegetation in urban areas is complex and can benefit from using computerized tree inventories and Geographic Information Systems. This paper outlines how tree inventories can be use to effectively ...
An Investigation of Factors Leading to Establishing Downstream Timber Processing in Malaysia
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-04)
The Malaysian timber industry has made tremendous progress towards making this sector one of the country's important foreign exchange earners. From a major exporter of tropical logs, it shifted to become a reliable ...
Fertilization and Woody Plant Nutrition in the Context of the Urban Forest
(Virginia Tech, 1998-10-05)
Fertilization of urban trees is often based on traditional forestry objectives. These objectives and resultant attributes may not be desired in urban trees. The majority of research and the ensuing recommendations regarding ...