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Vocational education has been changing with the times. We worked on restructuring educational contents about management of the subject "Forest management" in vocational high schools in line with revised Education Ministry Guidelines (2017). Based on analysis of previous educational reforms and...

Author(s)
Inoue, M.
Publisher
Japanese Forest Society, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japanese Forest Society, 2022, 104, 5, pp 274-285
Abstract

Forest management science is the leading discipline of forestry, which plays an important role in the construction of forestry in China. It is a discipline about the basic theory, techniques and arts of how to organize silvicultural and management practices. As a discipline, forest management was...

Author(s)
Zhang HuiRu; Lei XiangDong; Li, F.
Publisher
The Chinese Society of Forestry, Beijing, China
Citation
Scientia Silvae Sinicae, 2020, 56, 9, pp 130-142
Abstract

Changings in educational goals and contents of subjects related to "forest civil engineering" at vocational high schools were analyzed using the "Education Ministry Guidelines" (1947-2017) and school textbooks. The subjects named "forest engineering" in 1947 were divided into three in 1970's:...

Author(s)
Inoue, M.; Oishi, Y.
Publisher
Japanese Forest Society, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japanese Forest Society, 2021, 103, 2, pp 86-95
AbstractFull Text

The world's forest area decreased to three point nine billion hectares in 2015, a net annual loss of 3.3 million hectares, and large-scale deforestation is occurring in the tropics. Furthermore, greenhouse gas emissions are increasing as forests are converted to other uses such as agricultural...

Author(s)
Sakagami, M.; Sakaguchi, D.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2022, 13, 5,
Abstract

Under future climate regimes, the risk of typhoons accompanied by heavy rains is expected to increase. Although the risk of disturbance to forest stands by strong winds has long been of interest, we have little knowledge of how the process is mediated by storms and precipitation. Using machine...

Author(s)
Morimoto, J.; Aiba, M.; Furukawa, F.; Mishima, Y.; Yoshimura, N.; Nayak, S.; Takemi, T.; Chihiro, H.; Matsui, T.; Nakamura, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2021, 479,
Abstract

Forest management practices such as clearcutting risk increasing the leaching loss of cations and soil acidification by increasing nitrification and reducing plant uptake. To evaluate the effect of two forest management practices, clearcutting and stem girdling, on soil acidification, we quantified ...

Author(s)
Fujii, K.; Funakawa, S.; Kosaki, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoderma, 2022, 424,
Abstract

In 2019, Japan introduced a national forest-environment-transfer tax (FETT). Prefectural and municipal governments receive tax revenue. Currently, 37 prefectures in Japan have prefectural forest taxes, and the prefectures need to demarcate how their own taxes and the national tax are being used....

Author(s)
Kohsaka, R.; Uchiyama, Y.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2022, 14, 3,
Abstract

Small municipalities may lack access to the necessary human resources and funds to treat new issues regarding SDGs. In this study, new ideas for localizing the goals and targets for connecting municipalities' policies were proposed. First, the relationships among forest management policies and the...

Author(s)
Tabata, T.; Zhou, J.; Ohno, T.; Murayama, R.; Inokuchi, K.; Katagiri, K.
Publisher
Japanese Forest Society, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japanese Forest Society, 2021, 103, 1, pp 33-39
Abstract

Evaluating the effects of management on successional trajectories, plant composition, and diversity has been difficult due to the scarcity of long-term studies. This study examined the composition and diversity of species in natural and artificially regenerated forests at two eruption sites of...

Author(s)
VĂ©gh, L.; Tsuyuzaki, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2022, 510,
Abstract

Riparian streams contain various types of terrestrial organic and inorganic matter that are continuously transported from hillsides. Riparian forest forms alongside streams and blocks direct sunlight. It also supports the formation of various in-stream habitats, leading to the diversification of...

Author(s)
Yoshimura, M.; Kubota, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Global Ecology and Conservation, 2022, 34,

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