On this page you find the translations of woody species and of terms as well as their explanations (marked with yellow background), which were used in the NFI.

young trees
Used in the NFI for trees from 10 cm to 11.9 cm in height, i.e. trees of the young forest class 1-7 according to the NFI Field Manual.

[D] Jungbäume
Im LFI Bäume ab 10 cm Höhe bis 11.9 cm BHD, d.h. Bäume der Jungwaldklassen 1-7 gemäss Anleitung LFI.

[F] jeunes arbres
Au sens de l'IFN, arbres compris entre 10 cm de hauteur et 11,9 cm de DHP, c.-à-d. arbres des classes de jeune forêt 1 à 7 selon le manuel d'instructions IFN.

[I] alberi giovani
Nell'IFN le piantine a partire da 10 cm di altezza fino a un DPU di 11,9 cm, vale a dire alberi delle classi di bosco giovane da 1 a 7, così come sono definite nelle istruzioni per il rilevamento IFN.
  • Recommended form of citation:
    Brändli, U.-B.; Speich, S., 2007: Swiss NFI glossary and dictionary. [Published online 27.06.2007]. Available from World Wide Web <http://www.lfi.ch/glossar/glossar-en.php>. Birmensdorf, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL.
  • The German definition of the scientific terms was done with the help of the following lexica and terminologies:
    LdF = Lexikon der Forstbotanik (Schütt et al. 1991)
    SSI = Sanasilva-Inventur WSL. Terminologie im Sanasilva-Bericht 1997 (Brang und Kaennel Dobbertin 1997)
    SAFE = Forsteinrichtungsbegriffe. Schweizerischer Arbeitskreis für Forsteinrichtung (1986).
    TFW = Terminologie Forsteinrichtung/Waldinventur (Bick et al. 1994)
    WBö = Wörterbücher der Biologie. Ökologie (Schäfer und Tischler 1983)
    WT = Waldbauliche Terminologie (Brünig und Mayer 1980)
    Anl. LFI = Anleitung für die Feldaufnahmen der Erhebung 1993-1995 (Stierlin et al. 1994)
  • The German, French and Italien plant names were taken mainly from the book Die häufigsten Waldbäume der Schweiz or from the Flora Helvetica
  • The English plant names were taken form the internet (swiss web flora, PLANTS Database and Dictionary of Common Names by plantpress.com). The notations and abbreviations were taken from IPNI - The international Plant Names Index.
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