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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.

mean-tree
Mean volume of the trees measured with callipers of a reference plane (stand, division, company, region): sum of the volume divided by the stem count.

[D] Mittelstamm
Mittleres Volumen der kluppierten Bäume einer Bezugsfläche (Bestand, Abteilung, Betrieb, Region): Summe des Vorrates geteilt durch die Stammzahl.

[F] arbre moyen
Volume moyen des arbres mesurés sur une surface relative (peuplement, division, entreprise, région), soit la somme des volumes divisée par le nombre de tiges.

[I] albero medio
Volume medio degli alberi cavallettati di una determinata area di riferimento (popolamento, sezione, proprietà boschiva, Regione): corrisponde alla provvigione totale divisa per il numero di alberi.

Albero di area basimetrica media (dg): Area basimetrica media degli alberi cavallettati di una determinata area di riferimento: corrisponde alla somma delle aree basimetriche divisa per il numero degli alberi.
  • 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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