Conjunto de Herramientas para la Gestión Forestal Sostenible (GFS)

Tool Details

Forest assessment tool and simulator

The Forest Assessment Tool and the Forest Simulator are free Excel applications for local-level (e.g. village) forest assessment and planning. The Forest Assessment Tool is a simple application for storing forest assessment data collected from field sample plots and for computing key results for this assessment. The Forest Simulator can be used to project forest development under different harvesting regimes uses results derived from the assessment module as the input data. One of the main result variables is the annual allowable cut, which can be determined both graphically and numerically.
Type of Tool
Scale of Application
Forest Management Unit
Forest Type
All forest types (natural and planted)
Primary Designated Function
Multiple use
Management Responsibility