Publications and references
- Precision Forestry 2017: Producing More from Less. Towards Optimising Value in the Bio-economy from Data Driven Decisions; Stellenbosch, South Africa; 27 February - 2 March 2017. Proceedings
- 38th Council on Forest Engineering (COFE) Annual Meeting "Engineering Solutions for Non-industrial Private Forest Operations"; Lexington, KY, USA; 19-22 July 2015. Proceedings
- 5th Forest Engineering Conference together with 47th International Symposium on Forestry Mechanisation; Gerardmer, France; 23-26 September 2014. Proceedings Index
- Conference on "Adaptation of Forests and Forest Management to Climate Change with Emphasis on Forest Health – Review of Science, Policies, and Practices"; 25-28 August 2008; Umea, Sweden. Session Summaries - Book of Abstracts
- International Scientific Conference: "Forest Growth and Timber Quality: Crown Models and Simulation Methods for Sustainable Forest Management"; Portland, Oregon, United States; 7-10 August 2007. Units involved: 3.00.00, 4.00.00, 5.00.00, 5.12.00, 4.01.05. Proceedings
There is a limited number of international journal that publish peer-reviewed technical articles on the current research in the area of forest operations engineering and management, e.g.
- International Journal of Forest Engineering, http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/tife/
- Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering, http://www.crojfe.com/
- Canadian Journal of Forest Research, http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/journal/cjfr
- European Journal of Forest Research, http://www.springer.com/life+sciences/forestry/journal/10342
- Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/sfor20/current
- Silva Fennica, http://www.silvafennica.fi/
- Forest Products Journal, http://www.forestprodjournals.org/
- Journal of Forest Research, http://www.springer.com/life+sciences/forestry/journal/10310
- Transactions of the ASAE, http://elibrary.asabe.org/toc_landing.asp?conf=t1
There is a limited number of textbooks on forest operations, unfortunately not of newest date:
- CONWAY, S. 1982. Logging practices principles of timber harvesting systems, rev. Ed. San Francisco: Miller Freeman.
- STAAF, K.A.G. and N.A. WIKSTEN. 1984. Tree harvesting techniques, (a condensed of the original Swedish of 1972) Ed. Dordrecht a.o.: Nijhoff. 371 p.
- STENZEL, G., T.A. WALBRIDGE, and J.K. PEARCE. 1985. Logging and pulpwood production, 2 Ed. New York a.o.: Wiley. VII, 358 pp.
- SUNDBERG, U. and C.R. SILVERSIDES. 1988. Operational efficiency in forestry. Dordrecht etc.: Kluwer. 2 Vol. p.
E-learning environments have been becoming of increasing importance. Geographic Information Technology is one area for which online-courses have become available.