A History of Russian Forestry and Its Leaders

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DIANE Publishing, 1998 - Foresters - 77 pages
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Describes the history and formation of Russian forest policy, legislation, and management from the 8th century to the present time. The beginning of forest science in Russia is described. Advances in soil science, forest ecology, valuation, organization, and management, and the theory of forest use over historical time are discussed. Contributions of influential Russian leaders are described by field and time period. Russian forests comprise 22% of the world's total forests and over half of the world's coniferous forest area and world coniferous growing stock. Illustrated with historical photographs.
 

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Page 75 - To declare a national policy which will encourage productive and enjoyable harmony between man and his environment; to promote efforts which will prevent or eliminate damage to the environment and biosphere and stimulate the health and welfare of man; to enrich the understanding of the ecological systems and natural resources important to the Nation; and to establish a Council on Environmental Quality.
Page 75 - No public forest reservation shall be established, except to improve and protect the forest within the reservation, or for the purpose of securing favorable conditions of water flows, and to furnish a continuous supply of timber for the use and necessities of citizens of the United States...
Page 76 - Extensive as this project of public land allocation has been, it is still part of the broad planning direction for all Forest Service activities laid out by Congress in the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 and the National Forest Management >Act of 1976.
Page 45 - Biogeocoenose folgendermaßen : „a biogeocoenose is a combination on a specific area of the earth's surface of homogeneous natural phenomena (atmosphere, mineral strata, vegetable, animal, and microbic life, soil, and water conditions), possessing its own specific type of interaction of these components and a definite type of interchange of their matter and energy among themselves and with other natural phenomena, and representing an internally-contradictory dialectic unity, being in constant movement...
Page 75 - No national forest shall be established, except to improve and protect the forest within the boundaries, or for the purpose of securing favorable conditions of water flows, and to furnish a continuous supply of timber for the use and necessities of citizens of the United States...
Page iii - Not by the mind is Russia understood / Nor is she measured by a common rule / She has a special stature of her own / In Russia one can only put his...
Page 72 - Orders of Lenin, two Orders of the Red Banner of Labor, the Order of the Great Patriotic War Second Class, the Order of the Red Star, and several medals.
Page 45 - The equilibrium system resulting from the combination of these two factors is the biogeocoenose, which can be defined as a: combination on a specific area of the earth's surface of homogeneous natural phenomena (atmosphere, mineral strata, vegetable, animal and microbic life, soil, and water conditions) possessing its own specific type of interaction of these components and a definite type of interchange of their matter and energy among themselves and with other natural phenomena, and representing...
Page 8 - ... effect of windbreaks Investigations conducted by the Chief Geophysical Observatory in Leningrad and by other Soviet institutions have shown that the changes in the hydrological regimen of the soil and in the microclimate, which are conducive to a rise in yields on the areas protected by shelter-belts in the steppe and forest-steppe areas of the European part of the USSR, are due to the reduced outflow of water from the surface of the soil.
Page 27 - Much as we can do at present, there is every reason to hope that in the near future we will be able to do much more.

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