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4.04.03 - SilvaPlan: Forest management planning terminology


Thoughts on Forest Management Planning Terminology

"... it is necessary nowadays that forest scientists communicate their research findings in an unambiguous language to interested laypersons”. The following text by Dr. Othmar Griess, former Coordinator of the Working Party, presents a few general ideas related to the creation of the Working Party 4.04.03 Terminology of forest management planning in 1974 and its development; and it is an attempt to evaluate the Unit's work in the context of the original and present mandate of IUFRO.  Download PDF