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Sequestering carbon in forests and wood products is an inexpensive way to reduce the atmospheric carbon concentration. However, its full potential is not utilized in present climate policies. Optimizing sequestration, while continuing to harvest wood for materials and energy, could reduce the...

Author(s)
Pohjola, J.; Laturi, J.; Lintunen, J.; Uusivuori, J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2018, 32, pp 94-105
Abstract

The rise of wooden multistory construction (WMC) in the Nordic countries has turned out to be the most evident construction-related new business opportunity in the emerging bioeconomy. Based on earlier literature, the future growth prospects for the rise of WMC are rooted in the concerns regarding...

Author(s)
Toppinen, A.; Röhr, A.; Pätäri, S.; Lähtinen, K.; Toivonen, R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2018, 31, pp 3-10
Abstract

The expansion of nature-based tourism on private land requires new mechanisms to coordinate tourism industry and commercial forestry interests. This attribute-based contingent valuation study elaborated the supply side of potential payments for ecosystem services (PES) mechanism named Landscape and ...

Author(s)
Mäntymaa, E.; Juutinen, A.; Tyrväinen, L.; Karhu, J.; Kurttila, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2018, 33, pp 14-24
Abstract

There is a notable potential for utilizing marketed mushrooms in Finnish forests. The most marketed mushrooms in Finland are Boletus edulis and Lactarius spp. To improve preconditions for the use of this potential the stand management was optimized separately for joint production of (1) timber and ...

Author(s)
Tahvanainen, V.; Miina, J.; Pukkala, T.; Kurttila, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2018, 32, pp 34-41
Abstract

Co-operation between different stakeholder groups is found important. Private owners have an important position and privately owned forests form a remarkable resource for forestry in Finland. Sustainable development is followed by several international organizations: for example the United Nations...

Author(s)
Hyytiä, A.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2014, No.45, pp 63-69
Abstract

Previous studies on wooden furniture have examined the effect of tangible and intangible product attributes and the role of forest certification on the consumer's furniture choice. However, in the comparative European context there is a research gap in studying furniture consumption from the...

Author(s)
Hakala, I.; Toppinen, A.; Autio, M.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2014, No.45, pp 103-110
Abstract

Some aspects of past development are outlined in regard to the identification and classification of nature's benefits nowadays conceptualized as ecosystem services. The knowledge about the multitude and diversity of the useful benefits has grown tremendously and yet a large part of biodiversity is...

Author(s)
Saastamoinen, O.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2014, No.45, pp 159-166
Abstract

The aim of this study is to make a preliminary assessment of the applicability of habitat banking in Finland. The pros and cons of the mechanism as well as the most essential aspects from the Finnish perspective are assessed. The study concludes that habitat banking is one of the mechanisms which...

Author(s)
Kniivilä, M.; Kosenius, A. K.; Horne, P.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2014, No.45, pp 167-172
Abstract

This proceedings comprises 19 papers presenting studies on different economic and environmental issues relating to forestry and forest industry. Specific topics include forest management, sustainability management of forest interprises, performance bonds in tropical timber concessions, climate...

Author(s)
Toppinen, A.; Karppinen, H.; Kleemola, K.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2012, No.44, pp 13-252
Abstract

Non-industrial private forest owners (NIPFs) are the most significant ownership group in Finland and in Sweden by owning more than half of the productive forest land. Emphasis on meeting the industry requirements for stable roundwood supply has traditionally dominated the service offerings targeted ...

Author(s)
Mattila, O.; Roos, A.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2012, No.44, pp 104-114

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