SilvaTerm Database


is the terminological database for forestry that is being built by SilvaVoc, IUFRO‘s project on forest terminology. Terminology being living expert knowledge, this is not a static database, but a continuing process of change and revision.

At present, the database is based mainly on terms and equivalent terms of a trilingual forestry vocabulary produced by T.B. Yerke, USA. This basic stock of terms is regularly improved with definitions and additional terms by the IUFRO Units in the following languages: