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9251322473 / 9789251322475
Paperback / softback
30/05/2020
Stock expected by 19/06/2020
Italy
210 x 300 mm 66 pages
Professional & Vocational  Learn More

By providing ratios of raw material input to output for wood-based forest products in 37 countries, this book helps analysts, policymakers, forest practitioners and forest-based manufacturers to understand the drivers of efficiency, feasibility and economics in relevant sectors.

The term "forest product conversion factors" is used to cover a broad spectrum of ratios used in the forest, manufacturing and energy sectors.

For the purposes of this publication, "conversion factor" is defined as using a known figure to determine or estimate an unknown figure via a ratio.

Almost every aspect of forecasting and analysis involves the use of conversion factors in some way, including silvicultural growth models, biomass calculations, estimates of forest carbon and timber-sale appraisals.

BIC:

KNAL Forestry & related industries, RN The environment, TVR Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques

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