Global Institute Publications

The Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry publishes the following series:

Outside Publications by Global Institute Faculty

 

Yale University School of Forestry Bulletins

 

 GISF RESEARCH REPORTS

Long-term Silvicultural & Ecological Studies: Results for Science and Management: Volume 2 GISF Research Paper #013 (Jan. 2013)  Download

Forestry Driver Mapping Project: Global and U.S. Trade Report
GISF Research Paper #012 (Aug. 2012), Download

Large Timberland Transactions in the Northern Forest 1980-2006
GISF Research Paper #011 (Apr. 2010), Download

A Global Comparison of Forest Practice Policies Using Tasmania as a Constant Case
GISF Research Paper #010 (Feb. 2008), Download

FSC in the Northern Appalachians: A Regional and Sub-regional Analysis of Forest Stewardship Council Certification as a Tool for Forest Conservation
GISF Research Paper #009 (July 2007), Download

Scientific Basis for Forest Management in the U.S. Inland West: A Review and Synthesis
GISF Research Paper #006 (December 2006), Download

Long-term Silvicultural & Ecological Studies: Results for Science and Management
GISF Research Paper #005 (June 2006)
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Protecting Biodiversity: A Guide to Criteria Used by Global Conservation Organizations
(Jul 2005), Purchase a hard copy at Yale F&ES Publications
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Vulnerability of Northwestern Pennsylvannia Forests to Major Windstorms
GISF Research Paper #004 (August 2005), Download

Dynamic Models of Land Use Change in Northeastern USA
GISF Research Paper #003 (August 2004), Download

Literature Review: An Annotated Bibliography on Family Forest Owners
GISF Research Paper #002 (October 2003, updated March 2011), Download

Assessing the Environmental, Social, and Economic Impacts of Wildfire
GISF Research Paper #001 (May 2003), Download

 

THE FORESTS DIALOGUE RESEARCH PAPERS


 

Poverty Reduction through Commercial Forestry: What evidence? What prospects?
TFD Publication Number 2 (2006), Download

Forest Certification: A Review of Impacts and Assessment Frameworks
TFD Publication Number 1 (2004), Download

 

YALE FOREST FORUM REVIEWS


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Fuel from the Forests
Vol. 13 Number 1 (2011) Download
A synthesis of a Yale symposium exploring the land, climate, and energy implications of woody biomass development in the United States.

Tax Policies and Family Forest Owners
Vol. 12 Number 2 (2010), Download
A summary of a forum exploring the impacts of national, state, and local tax policies on family forest owners and the opportunities for enhancing forest conservation through policy improvements.

The Future of Maine's North Woods
Vol. 11 Number 1 (2009), Download
A summary of a forum exploring pressing issues for the North Woods.

Incentives for Forestland Conservation in Connecticut
Vol. 10 Number 1 (2008), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop exploring the effectiveness of Connecticut's tax incentive programs for forestland conservation.

Participatory Approaches to Ecological Restoration
Vol. 9 Number 2 (2006), Download
A summary of a forum exploring participatory approaches to ecological restoration in rural communities of Mexico and Argentina.

Markets and Payments for Ecosystem Services
Vol. 9 Number 1 (2006), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop exploring market mechanisms and payment systems for forest ecosystem services.

Wood as an Environmental Resource
Vol. 8 Number 2 (2005), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop exploring the sustainable use of wood as an environmentally responsible choice.

Fletcher Distinguished Lecture Series: Invasive Species and the Public Good
Vol. 8 Number 1 (2005), Download
A summary of a forum and speaker series exploring the human and political dimensions of invasive species.

Sustaining Rural Communities and Forests
Vol. 7 Number 1 (2004), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop exploring the links between rural communities and forest management.

Rural Communities and Forests
Vol. 6 Number 3 (2003), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop exploring the rural community perspective of managing the forest environment.

Wildfire and Watersheds
Vol. 6 Number 2 (2003), Download
A detailed examination of the effects of the Hayman fire from multiple environmental and societal perspectives.

New Threats to North American Forests
Vol. 6 Number 1 (2003), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop exploring the impact of Asian Longhorned Beetle and Emerald Ash Borer on forests and forest-based economies.

Forests, Communities, and Sustainable Management
Vol. 5 Number 6 (2002), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop examining forestry initiatives in the tropics.

Public Lands Certification
Vol. 5 Number 4 (2002), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop exploring the implications for sustainability of certification of public lands, and whether private rule-making and public policy can co-exist in the forest.

Institutional Timberland Investment
Vol. 5 Number 3 (2002), Download
A summary of a forum exploring changing ownership patterns and the implications for conservation of environmental values.

Northwest Forest Plan Revisited
Vol. 5 Number 2 (2002), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop exploring science, policy, and politics of sustainable forestry in the Pacific Northwest, USA.

Forestland Conversion and Parcelization
Vol. 3 Number 6 (2000), Download
A summary of a forum and workshop exploring the loss of forestland and the future of working family forests.

Using Partnerships for Land Conservation
Vol. 3 Number 4 (2000), Download
A summary of Martin Rosen's seminar during his tenure as the McCluskey Visiting Fellow in Conservation at Yale University.

Tropical Forest Plantations and Biodiversity
Vol. 3 Number 3 (2000), Download
A summary of a forum exploring compatability on the Chamiflora (Champion International) Lands in Amapá, Brazil.

The Future of Silviculture and Applied Ecology Research
Vol. 3 Number 2 (2000), Download
A summary of a forum exploring the evolving role of silviculture and silviculturists in the United States.

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