By Henk Koop
No topic what forests are used for, wooded area managers need to care for interactions among person timber and among bushes and different wooded area organisms. to appreciate those interactions, long term tracking of spontaneous wooded area improvement is critical. an entire tracking method has been built together with a working laptop or computer package deal for research of long term remark of wooded area dynamics. The system's identify, "SILVI-STAR", is an acronym of SILVIgenesis and Single-tree 3-dimensional structure. a mode of nested plot info assortment on wooded area structure and plant species composition has been built out for tracking purposes.
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On these maps, all cadastral units are charted at scale 1:5000. Landownership and use are registered. In fact, these maps were used as a basis for the first ordnance survey map. A useful source of information for more recent history is aerial photography. , but also information from archives and personal communication from local people may help to solve questions about former local land use. Rackham (1976, 1980) and Peterken and Jones (1987) mapped ancient woodlands by collating historical information sources with mapping of earthworks that mark former woodland boundaries.
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