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Environmental Sciences and Pollution Mgmt

 
 
This multidisciplinary database, provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.

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Subject Coverage
    Major areas of coverage include:
    • Agricultural biotechnology
    • Air quality
    • Aquatic pollution
    • Bacteriology
    • Ecology
    • Energy resources
    • Environmental biotechnology
    • Environmental engineering
    • Environmental impact statements (U.S.)
    • Hazardous waste
    • Industrial hygiene
    • Microbiology related to industrial & environmental issues
    • Pollution: land, air, water, noise, solid waste, radioactive
    • Risk assessment
    • Safety science
    • Toxicology & toxic emissions
    • Water pollution
    • Waste management
    • Water resource issues
Dates of Coverage
    1967 - current
Update Frequency
    Monthly, with approximately 6,000 new records added
Size
    Over 0 records as of May 2013
Supplier
    Proquest
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Sample Record
    TI: Title
    Selective felling as a potential tool for maintaining biodiversity in managed forests
    AU: Author
    Atlegrim, O; Sjoeberg, K
    AF Author Affiliation
    Department of Animal Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, S-901 83 Umeaa, Sweden, mailto:ola.atlegrim@szooek.slu.se
    SO: Source
    Biodiversity and Conservation [Biodivers. Conserv.]. Vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1123-1133. Jun 2004.
    IS: ISSN
    0960-3115
    PB: Publisher
    Kluwer Academic Publishers
    DO: DOI
    10.1023/B:BIOC.0000018148.84640.fd
    AB: Abstract
    In Sweden one forestry method, the clear-cutting method, has been used all over the country despite differences in climate, topography etc. At present there is a growing interest in using alternative methods such as selective felling, which to a larger extent mimic natural disturbances. In this study we compare virgin forests with stands which have been cut with old selective felling (dimension felling), new selective felling (single tree selection felling), and clear-cutting with respect to frequency of characters important to biodiversity (mainly dead wood). The frequency of different types of dead wood decreases with increasing intensity of the cutting method in the following order: old selective felling, new selective felling, and clear-cutting. New selective felling had higher amounts and quality of dead wood compared to clear-cutting. New selective felling also showed less differences compared to virgin forests than clear-cutting. Dead wood in new selective felling compared to clear-cutting may offer substrate for different types of faunas because of the environment surrounding the dead wood. Even if the new selective felling method seems to provide higher amounts of dead wood compared to the clear-cutting method, further studies of organisms utilising the dead wood are needed. New selective felling does not seem to solve the problem of decreasing availability of dead wood in managed forests and there is still a need to preserve unmanaged forest patches in a landscape perspective in order to offer habitats with a high amount of dead wood.
    LA Language
    English
    SL Summary Language
    English
    PY: Publication Year
    2004
    PT Publication Type
    Journal Article
    DE: Descriptors
    Forest management; Biological diversity; Environment management; Clear cutting; Sweden
    CL Classification
    D 04700 Management
    UD: Update
    200405
    SF: Subfile
    Ecology Abstracts
    AN: Accession Number
    5865679
Field Codes
    The following field codes are found in the records of this database. Here they are listed in alphabetical order by two-letter code. See Field Codes and Search Examples for detailed descriptions and search examples.

      AB = Abstract IS = ISSN
      AG = Agency LA = Language
      AF = Affiliation NT = Notes
      AN = Accession Number NU = Other Numbers
      AU = Author OT = Original Title
      CA = Corporate Author PB = Publisher
      CF = Conference PT = Publication Type
      CL = Classification PY = Publication Year
      DE = Descriptors SF = Subfile
      DO = DOI SL = Summary Language
      ED = Editor

      SO = Source

      ER = Environmental Regime TI = Title
      IB = ISBN TR = ASFA Input Center Number
      ID = Identifiers UD = Update