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SILVICULTURAL STRATEGIES FOR PREDICTING DAMAGE TO FORESTS FROM WIND, FIRE AND SNOW : INTEGRATING TREE, SITE AND STAND PROPERTIES WITH GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATIONS SYSTEMS AND REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MODELS TO EVALUATE OPTIONS FOR FOREST MANAGEMEN

Objective



To study the interaction between tree/stand, site, soil, wind, climate and fire in the cause of natural disasters. Through the use of GIS and satellite information systems and actual field data construct a predictive model to classify the degree of risk of individual stands to wind, fire and snow.

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UNIVERSITY OF JOENSUU FACULTY OF FORESTRY
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YLIOPISTOKATU 7 PO BOX 111
80101 JOENSUU
Finland

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