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Record ID
103701
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-08-02 14:21 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-08-02 15:45 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-08-02 15:45 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Global Forest Resources Assessment update 2005: Terms and definitions.
Author
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
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Fax:+39 06 5705 3152
Email:biotech-website@fao.org
Url:Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2004
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
Table of Contents

ABBREVIATIONS

1 INTRODUCTION
  1.1 TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  1.2 PURPOSE OF THIS DOCUMENT
  1.3 STRUCTURE OF THE DOCUMENT
2 TERMS AND DEFINITIONS FOR THE NATIONAL REPORTING TABLES FOR FRA 2005

BIOMASS
Above-ground biomass
Below-ground biomass
Dead wood biomass
CARBON STOCK
Carbon in above-ground biomass
Carbon in below-ground biomass
Carbon in dead wood biomass
Carbon in litter
Soil Carbon

DESIGNATED FUNCTIONS (of Forest and Other wooded land)
Conservation of biodiversity
Multiple purpose
Primary function
Production
Protection of soil and water
Social services
Total area with function
Unknown function
DISTURBANCES (a ecting forest health and vitality)
Disturbance by diseases
Disturbance by fire
Disturbance by insects
Other disturbance

EMPLOYMENT
Employment related to the Primary production of goods
Employment related to the Provision of services
Employment in Unspecified forestry activities
ENDANGERED SPECIES
Critically Endangered Species (CR)
Vulnerable Species (VU)
Native species
FOREST AND OTHER WOODED LAND
Forest
Other wooded land

FOREST CHARACTERISTCS
Modified natural Forest/Other Wooded Land
Primary Forest/Other wooded land
Productive plantation (in Forest/Other wooded land)
Protective plantation (in Forest/Other wooded land)
Semi-natural Forest/Other wooded land

GROWING STOCK
Commercial growing stock

LAND AREA
Inland water bodies
Other land
Other land with tree cover

OWNERSHIP
Other ownership
Private ownership
Public ownership

VALUE OF WOOD REMOVAL AND NWFP
Value of wood removal
Value of wood fuel removal
Value of Non-Wood Forest Product removal

WOOD AND NWFP REMOVAL
Wood removal
Wood fuel removal
Non-Wood Forest Product removal

3 ADDITIONAL TERMS AND DEFINITIONS RELATED TO FOREST RESOURCES ASSESSMENT
Afforestation
Area of a country
Assisted natural regeneration
Basic wood density
Biodiversity
Biomass Expansion Factor (BEF)
Canopy cover
Deforestation
Dry biomass (or dry matter)
Fellings
Forest degradation
Forest improvement
Forest management
Forest plantation
Forest resources
Growing stock composition
Intensive forest management
Introduced species
Litter
Managed Forest/Other wooded land
Mineral soil
Natural expansion of forest
Natural forest
Non-Wood Forest Product (NWFP)
Organic soil
Plantation forest / other wooded land
Planted forest / other wooded land
Reforestation
Secondary forest
Shrub
Silviculture
Tree
Trees outside forests

REFERENCES
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
Identifier
Working Paper 83/E
Publisher and its location
Forest Resources Assessment Programme
Format
34 page PDF
Source
Original Document
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