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English for Forestry

  • English for Forestry
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  • English for Forestry

English for Forestry

Tsaroucha Efthymia, Kazoglou Yannis, Vrahnakis Michael,

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Pages 168
ISBN13 978-618-202-022-7
Place of Issue Θεσσαλονίκη
Year of publish 25-09-2020
Dimensions 21x29 cm
Cover Μαλακό
Book interior Έγχρωμο
Accompanying Material ΟΧΙ
Code in Eudokso 94702357

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The book English for Forestry includes 15 units.

The book discusses fundamental aspects of forestry and inter-related fields. The book aims to enhance English competence through specialized texts, terminology and language tasks. The book is addressed to undergraduate and postgraduate students,  researchers, scientists, professionals as well as to the general public who wishes to improve their knowledge on forestry.

Unit 1: Forestry; an Introduction
The unit aims to introduce the discipline of forestry. The unit discusses the basic branches of forestry and explains the differences and similarities among them.
• What is forestry?
• Branches of forestry

Unit 2: Cells, tissues, organs 
The unit focuses on plant and animal cells and tissues.
The unit explains the structure of plant and animal cells and discusses the most prominent cell types.
• Plant cells
• Plant cell parts
• Plant cell types
• Animal cells
• Animal cell structure

Unit 3: Wood structure & properties 
The unit focuses on the structure of wood. The unit also discusses the basic properties of wood.
• The structure of wood
• Wood properties

Unit 4: Plant communities, trees and diseases
The unit discusses topics on plant communities, forest trees, and tree diseases.
• Plant communities
• Classification of plant communities
• Communities and cood chain
• Forest trees
• Common tree diseases

Unit 5: Forests, rangelands & wetlands
The unit discusses the different types of forests and provides basic information on rangelands and wetlands.
• Forests
• Rangelands
• Wetlands
• Types of wetlands

Unit 6: Soil & inland waters
The unit discusses the topics of soil, soil texture, soil types, soil organisms, organic matter in soil as well as inland waters.
• Soil
• Soil organisms & organic matter
• Soil texture & types
• Inland waters

Unit 7: Forest management
The unit discusses forest management and argues for forest practices and policies.
• Forest management: past vs present
• The Importance of forests
• Clear cutting of forests: advantages and disadvantages
• Forest policy in Europe

Unit 8: Rangeland management
The unit discusses rangeland management and argues for rangeland practices and policies.
• Rangelands, pastures, meadows
• Rangeland types
• Rangeland management principles
• Rangeland health model for the mediterranean area

Unit 9: Watershed management
The unit discusses watershed management and argues for watershed practices and policies.
• Watershed management
• Purposes of watershed management
• Watershed policies

Unit 10: Geographic Information System (GIS)
The unit discusses Geographic Information Systems and its application to forestry.
• Geographic Information Systems
• The uses of Geographic Information Systems
• GIS application in forest management

Unit 11: Forest technical works
The unit discusses forest technical works, such as forest roads, forest engineering structures, removal of vegetation and land delimitation.
• Forest roads
• Forest engineering structures
• Removal of vegetation
• Concrete conservation works

Unit 12: Wood products
The unit discusses wood products and their classification.
• Forest products; classification criteria
• First level groups of classification

Unit 13: Wood processing & infrastructures
The unit discusses wood processing and infrastructures.
• Wood processing; an introduction
• Steps of wood processing
• Wood processing: pulp and paper
• Wood processing: chemical treatment and wastewater

Unit 14: Perspective design
The unit discusses perspective design and distinguishes between different types of perspective.
• Perspective; an introduction
• Types of perspective

Unit 15: Forest organizations
The unit discusses forest organizations, agencies, offices. The unit also discusses forest exploitation and services.
• Forest organizations
• Sociocultural and aesthetic services of forests
• Forest exploitation: related issues


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