Selected forest technology literature

Akay, A.E., Arzberger, U., Heinimann, H.R., Heinrich, R., Owende, P.M., Sessions, J. & Spinelli, R.  2004. Harvesting. In: Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences Volume 1. (Burley J., Evans J. Youngquist J.A. editors) Elsevier. Oxford, page 247-285.

Apud, E., Dahlin, B., Fjeld, D., Hyttinen, P., Meyer F., Mikkonen, E. & McNabb, K. 2004.Operations In: Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences Volume 2. (Burley J., Evans J. Youngquist J.A. editors) Elsevier. Oxford, UK. page 639-666.

Apud, E. & Meyer, F. 2004. Ergonomics. In J. Burley, J. Evans & J.A., Youngquist, eds. Encyclopaedia of Forest Sciences, 2: 639–645.

Apud E., Bostrand L., Mobbs I. & Strehlke B. 1989. Guidelines on ergonomic study in forestry. Geneva, Switzerland, International Labour Organization.

Axelson, O. 1974. Heat stress in forest work: an attempt to evaluate the physical work capacity of forest workers as influenced by a hot climate. Rome, FAO Swedish Funds-in-Trust, No. 74. 31 pp.

Arzberger, U. & Grimoldi, M. (Eds.) 2003. New trends in wood harvesting with cable systems for sustainable forest management in the mountains.Workshop Proceedings, Ossiach, Austria 2001. FAO, UNECE, ILO & IUFRO.

Bertault, J.G. & Kadir, K. 1998. Silvicultural research in a lowland mixed dipterocarp forest of East KalimantanCIRAD-Foret, FORDA, Inhutani I, Jakarta.

Conway, S. 1973. Timber cutting practices. Miller - Freeman San Francisco, USA.

Dykstra, D. P., Heinrich, R. & Lorbach, J. (in press). Harvesting intensity and forest residues: a global analysis for tropical forests. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. FAO Forestry Paper. 43 p.

Enters, T., Durst, P.B., Applegate, G.B., Kho, P.C.S. & Man, G. 2002. Applying reduced impact logging to advance sustainable forest management. FAO, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

Eeronheimo, E. 1990. Integrated small-scale harvesting and wood processing operation. FAO, Rome. 

FAO. 2006. Taking stock: assessing progress in developing and implementing codes of practice for forest harvesting in ASEAN member countries. RAP Publication 2006/10. ASEAN, FAO, Bangkok.

FAO. 2004. Reduced impact logging in tropical forests. Literature synthesis, analysis and prototype statistical framework. Forest Harvesting and Engineering Working Paper No. 1. FAO, Rome.

FAO. 1998. Guidelines for the management of tropical forests 1. The production of wood. FAO, Rome.

FAO. 1996. Forest codes of practice. Contributing to environmentally sound forest operations. FAO, Rome.

FAO. 1995. Use of construction crane for wood extraction in mountainous terrain. FAO, Rome.

FAO. 1982. Logging of mountain forests. FAO Forestry Paper 33. FAO, Rome.

FAO. 1978. Appropriate wood harvesting in plantation forests. FAO, Rome.

FAO. 1974. Logging and log transport in tropical high forest. FAO, Forest Logging and Transport Branch, Rome. 90 p.

FAO/ECE/ILO. 1999. Improving working conditions and increasing productivity in forestry. Seminar proceedings. Zvolen, Slovakia, Forest Research Institute.

FAO/ECE/ILO. 1996. Safety and health in forestry are possible. Seminar and workshop proceedings, Komolfingen, Switzerland. Bern, Federal Office of Environment, Forests and Landscape.

FAO & ILO. 1980. The chainsaw in tropical forest. Rome, FAO.

Geist H. J. & Lambin, E. F. 2001. What drives tropical deforestation? A meta-analysis of proximate and underlying causes of deforestation based on subnational case study evidence. LUCC Report Series, 4. LUCC International Project Office. University of Louvain, Belgium.

Grebner, D. 2013. Forest harvesting systems. In: Introduction to forestry and natural resources, pp 287-302. Academic Press.

International Labour Organization. 2011a. Forestry. In P. Poschen, ed. Encyclopaedia of Occupational Safety & Health, 68. (available at

International Labour Organization. 2011b. Productive and safe work in forestry: key issues and policy options to promote productive, decent jobs in the forestry sector.

Long, A. J. 2001. Environmentally sound forest harvesting. Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 11 p.

McDermott, C.L.,  Cashore, B. & Kanowski, P. 2007.  A global comparison of forest practice policies using Tasmania as a constant case. GISF Research Paper 010, Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven.

Nambiar, E.K.S, Smethurst, P.J., Raison, J., House, A.P.N. & Moggridge, B. 2012. Assessment of code of practice for plantation forestry: Tasmania.CSIRO.

Pokorny, B., Sabogal, C., Silva, J.N.M., Bernardo, P., Souza, J. & Zweede, J.2005. Compliance with reduced-impact harvesting guidelines by timber enterprises in terra firme forests of the Brazilian Amazon. International Forestry Review Vol.7 (1): 9-20.

Poschen, P. 1993. Forestry, a healthy and safe profession. Unasylva, 44(172): 3–12. Rome, FAO.

Sessions, J. (ed.) 2010. Forest road operations in the Tropics. Springer, Berlin.

Sessions, J. (ed.) 2010. Harvesting operations in the tropics. Springer, Berlin.

Sessions, J. (ed.) 1994. International seminar on Forest operations under mountainous conditions. University of Harbin, IUFRO, FAO & FEI Inc.

Sessions, J. & Chung, W. (eds.) 1999. International mountain logging and 10th Pacific Northwest skyline symposium. Department of Forest Engineering, Oregon State University & IUFRO. Corvallis, Oregon, USA.

Spinelli, R., Secknus, M., Hartsough, B.R. & Francescato, V. 2007. Developing the forest-wood-energy chain through the reinforcement of forest owners associations. Press Service SRL, Sesto Fiorentino Osmannoro.

Staal-Wasterlund, D. 1998. A review of heat stress research with application to forestry. Applied Ergonomics, 29(3): 179–183.

Sundberg, U. & Silversides, C.R. 1988. Operational efficiency in forestry. Volume 1. Analysis.  Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Sundberg, U. & Silversides, C.R. 1988. Operational efficiency in forestry.Volume 2. Practice.  Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Van der Hout, P. 1999. Reduced impact logging in the tropical rain forest of Guyana. Tropenbos Foundation, Netherlands. Tropenbos-Guyana Series 6. 335 p.Bull, G.Q., Pulkki, R., Killmann, W. & Schwab, O. 2001. Does it cost or does it pay? An investigation of the costs and benefits of reduced impact logging. Tropical Forest Update, Volume 11, No. 2 (2001/2).

Washington State University Extension. 1999. A primer for timber harvesting. Washington State University Extension, Pullman, Washington.

Wit, M. & van Dam, J. (eds.) 2010. Chainsaw milling: supplier to local markets. Tropenbos International, Wageningen.

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