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Full State of Europe's Forests 2015 Report


State of Europe's Forest 2015 Report

(rev. December 2015 with amendments included in SOEF Corrigendum)

 

Foreword

Preface

Summary for Policy Makers

Introduction

Part I: Overall Policies, Institutions and Instruments for Sustainable Forest Management

 

Part II: European Forests: Status, Trends and Policy responses

 

Criterion 1: Maintenance and Appropriate Enhancement of forest Resources and their Contribution to Global Carbon Cycles.

  • Quantitative Indicators
    • Indicator 1.1: Forest area
    • Indicator 1.2: Growing stock
    • Indicator 1.3: Age structure and/or diameter distribution of forest
    • Indicator 1.4: Carbon stock
  • Qualitative Indicators
    • Indicator B1: Land use and forest area
    • Indicator B2: Carbon balance

 

Criterion 2: Maintenance of Forest Ecosystem Health and Vitality

  • Quantitative Indicators
    • Indicator 2.1: Deposition of air pollutants
    • Indicator 2.2: Soil condition
    • Indicator 2.3: Defoliation
    • Indicator 2.4: Forest damage
  • Qualitative Indicators
    • Indicator B3: Health and vitality

       

Criterion 3: Maintenance and Encouragement of productive functions of forests

  • Quantitative Indicators
    • Indicator 3.1: Increment and fellings
    • Indicator 3.2: Roundwood value
    • Indicator 3.3: Non-wood goods
    • Indicator 3.4: Services
    • Indicator 3.5: Forests under management plans
  • Qualitative Indicators
    • Indicator B.4: Production and use of wood
    • Indicator B.5: Production and use of non-wood goods and services, provision of specially recreation

 

Criterion 4: Maintenance, conservation and appropriate enhancement of biological diversity in forest ecosystems

  • Quantitative Indicators
    • Indicator 4.1: Tree species composition
    • Indicator 4.2: Regeneration
    • Indicator 4.3: Naturalness
    • Indicator 4.4: Introduced tree species
    • Indicator 4.5: Deadwood
    • Indicator 4.6: Genetic resources
    • Indicator 4.7: Landscape pattern
    • Indicator 4.8: Threatened forest species
    • Indicator 4.9: Protected forests
  • Qualitative Indicators
    • Indicator B.6: Biodiversity

 

Criterion 5: Maintenance and appropriate enhancement of protective functions in forest management (notably soil and water)

  • Quantitative Indicators
    • Indicator 5.1: Protective forests – soil, water and other ecosystem functionsncrement and fellings
    • Indicator 5.2: Protective forests – infrastructure and managed natural resources
  • Qualitative Indicators
    • Indicator B.7: Protective forests and other wooded lands

 

Criterion 6: Maintenance of other socio-economic functions and conditions

  • Quantitative Indicators
    • Indicator 6.1: Forest holdings
    • Indicator 6.2: Contribution of forest sector to GDP resources
    • Indicator 6.3: Net revenue
    • Indicator 6.4: Expenditures for services
    • Indicator 6.5: Forest sector workforce
    • Indicator 6.6: Occupational safety and health
    • Indicator 6.7: Wood consumption
    • Indicator 6.8: Trade in wood
    • Indicator 6.9: Energy from wood resources
    • Indicator 6.10: Accessibility for recreation
    • Indicator 6.11: Cultural and spiritual values
  • Qualitative Indicators
    • Indicator B.8: Economic viability
    • Indicator B.9: Employment
    • Indicator B.10: Research, training and education
    • Indicator B.11: Public awareness and participation
    • Indicator B.12: Cultural and spiritual values

 

Bibliography

Acknowledgements

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Annexes


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