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Gschwantner, T. (Thomas)

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Works: 18 works in 42 publications in 2 languages and 481 library holdings
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor, Other, htt
Classifications: SD551, 333.75
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Most widely held works by T Gschwantner
National Forest Inventories : pathways for common reporting by Erkki Tomppo( )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditionally the purpose of National Forest Inventories (NFIs) has been to provide continuously updated information regarding the state of a given nation's forest resources, including their timber volumes, species composition and sustainable development. But with increased international reporting requirements - to the FAO, the ITTO, the UN's Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Ministerial Conference Protecting Forest in Europe and other international bodies - the potential role of how NFIs can accurately respond to these requirements has received some considerable attention. Addressing the issue of how well countries are able to respond to current international reporting requirements, this book discusses the importance of comparable reporting, and the possible approaches for achieving comparability across Europe and globally. It includes country status reports from 37 countries, worldwide, and it discusses methodologies and techniques for a common reporting system. With its collection of inventories and detailed discussions on the current status and future needs of NFIs, this book provides an invaluable resource for anyone involved in developing, managing, monitoring or contributing to forest inventories, as well as to those who are researching or practising forest resource management
Datenmodelle der Österreichischen Waldinventur 2000/02 FDK 561.1:564:524.63:(436) = Data models of the Austrian national forest inventory 2000/02 by T Gschwantner( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correction to: Harmonised projections of future forest resources in Europe by Jari Vauhkonen( )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stem quality assessment in European National Forest Inventories: an opportunity for harmonised reporting? by Michal Bosela( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonised projections of future forest resources in Europe by Jari Vauhkonen( )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview of methods and tools for evaluating future woody biomass availability in European countries by Susana Barreiro( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparison of methods used in European National Forest Inventories for the estimation of volume increment: towards harmonisation by T Gschwantner( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enquiry on forest areas reported to the global forest resources assessment - is harmonization needed?( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For international reporting purposes, information on forest resources often has to be supplied according to international definitions. Nevertheless, the country reports of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005 indicate that countries either prefer to use their own forest definitions or use national classes of forest and other biomes as a basis for reclassification to resolve the discrepancy between national and international forest definitions. These preferences are due to the complexity encountered when dealing with the problem of transforming national estimates into estimates according to an international definition but are also due to the lack of a methodological foundation. In view of the multitude of existing national forest definitions and the increasing international reporting requirements, a thorough methodological consideration of the problem appears to be particularly necessary. Therefore, a mathematical approach for comparing national definitions to an international definition is developed. After formalization of definitions and illustration of the peculiarities in national forest definitions, the basics of set theory and simple logic are applied to derive six relevant cases that describe how national definitions of forest are distinct from that of FAO. As a result, we are able to assign each country to a specific case and thus provide a basis for further analyses. We also reflect on the reclassification problem and describe two examples that illustrate the influence of assessment methods in the aim to report according to a common definition."
The effects of truncating the angle count sampling method on the Austrian National Forest Inventory by Ambros Berger( )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual volume increment of the European forests--description and evaluation of the national methods used by Stein M Tomter( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From inventory to consumer biomass availability--the ITOC model by Udo Mantau( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austrian National Forest Inventory : caught in the past and heading toward the future by K Schadauer( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Harmonised projections of future forest resources in Europe( )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A dataset of forest resource projections in 23 European countries to 2040 has been prepared for forestrelated policy analysis and decision-making. Due to applying harmonised definitions, while maintaining country-specific forestry practices, the projections should be usable from national to international levels
Data from: Harmonised projections of future forest resources in Europe( )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Forest-related policies, reporting obligations and decision analyses require relevant, comprehensive and reliable data. To better serve the new information demands, we present an extensive dataset of forest resources in European countries projected until 2040 based on harmonized definitions, assumptions and methodology. The results were mainly computed using the European Forestry Dynamics Model (EFDM). In the computation, each country prepared the input files required by the EFDM or corresponding projection models using their National Forest Inventory (NFI) data and harmonised definitions and standardised workflow. The initial years, areas analysed and technical details of the initial data and formatting the data for the EFDM analyses vary between countries depending on data availability and forestry practices applied. This dataset presents the projections of the forest growing stock volume, aboveground carbon, and fellings in the area analysed. The accompanying README file includes a further description such as the country-specific parameterisation applied for the EFDM and any possible exceptions to the use of the standard EFDM workflow
Harmonisation of stem volume estimates in European national forest inventories( )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Key message Volume predictions of sample trees are basic inputs for essential National Forest Inventory (NFI) estimates. The predicted volumes are rarely comparable among European NFIs because of country-specific dbh-thresholds and differences regarding the inclusion of the tree parts stump, stem top, and branches. Twenty-one European NFIs implemented harmonisation measures to provide consistent stem volume predictions for comparable forest resource estimates. Context The harmonisation of forest information has become increasingly important. International programs and interest groups from the wood industry, energy, and environmental sectors require comparable information. European NFIs as primary source of forest information are well-placed to support policies and decision-making processes with harmonised estimates. Aims The main objectives were to present the implementation of stem volume harmonisation by European NFIs, to obtain comparable growing stocks according to five reference definitions, and to compare the different results. Methods The applied harmonisation approach identifies the deviations between country-level and common reference definitions. The deviations are minimised through country-specific bridging functions. Growing stocks were calculated from the un-harmonised, and harmonised stem volume estimates and comparisons were made. Results The country-level growing stock results differ from the Cost Action E43 reference definition between -8 and +32%. Stumps and stem tops together account for 4 to 13% of stem volume, and large branches constitute 3 to 21% of broadleaved growing stock. Up to 6% of stem volume is allocated below the dbh-threshold. Conclusion Comparable volume figures are available for the first time on a large-scale in Europe. The results indicate the importance of harmonisation for international forest statistics. The presented work contributes to the NFI harmonisation process in Europe in several ways regarding comparable NFI reporting and scenario modelling
Comparing simulations of three conceptually different forest models with National Forest Inventory data( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Harmonisation of stem volume estimates in European National Forest Inventories by T Gschwantner( )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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