Atlas of Metamorphic Rocks and Their Textures by Bruce W. Yardley, W. S. MacKenzie, C. Guilford

By Bruce W. Yardley, W. S. MacKenzie, C. Guilford

This publication gathers the best ever choice of metamorphic rock photos. Divided into sections. part One contains photomicrographs of a large rangeof rock of alternative chemistries metamorphosed below various actual stipulations and in numerous metamorphic settings. part offers with textures attribute of metamorphic rocks. In all it includes over 250 color photographs, observed via brief descriptions and dialogue, making this the main visually appealing of the entire spouse volumes.

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Why this book is needed Many people in many countries are grappling with issues linked to changing ownership and management of state-owned plantations; yet, there is a paucity of digestible lessons from experience and useful guidance. Introduction xxxi The role of the state is changing in all sectors of the economy. Privatesector participation in forest ownership, management and operations has been increasing (Landell-Mills and Ford, 1999). Substantial areas of forest, including plantations, have been transferred from state to private ownership or use in some form during the last ten years.

Plantations, Livelihoods and Poverty Forest Services Goods and excludability Subtractability Externalities and comments Timber High High Private goods Hunting Medium Medium Private – congestion effects Grazing Medium High Mixed public–private Fuelwood collection Medium High Mixed public–private Non-timber forest product (NTFP) collection Medium High Mixed public–private Recreation/amenity uses Medium Medium Public–congestion effects Carbon sequestration Low Low Public goods Micro-climate moderation Low Low Public goods Watershed protection Low Low Public goods Biodiversity conservation Low Low Public goods 15 Source: Bass and Hearne, 1997 Gains to the public purse may be offset by the costs of ensuring that the new owners comply with forestry regulations and deliver public benefits that continue to be demanded by society after privatization.

The amount and type of employment provided by plantations – whether private or state – depends upon the type of plantation being established and the level of associated downstream processing. The amount and type of employment (direct and downstream) provided by short rotation eucalyptus plantations established for wood chip production is likely to be lower than the amount provided by Pinus radiata plantations, which are pruned and thinned during their rotation and which are processed domestically into a wide range of products.

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