Dictionary/glossary

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.

  • stand, relevant to regeneration

    Stand in which the present regeneration is silviculturally very significant, i.e. it will most likely be the main stand in the future.The relevant NFI evaluation units are: "young growth/ thicket", "regeneration under shelter" and "selection-type high forest".
  • [de] Bestand, verjüngungsrelevanter
    Bestände, in denen die vorhandene Verjüngung waldbaulich eine grosse Bedeutung hat, d.h. höchstwahrscheinlich den zukünftigen Hauptbestand darstellt. Darunter werden im LFI die Auswertungseinheiten "Jungwuchs/Dickung", "Verjüngung unter Schirm" und "plenterartiger Hochwald" verstanden.
  • [fr] peuplement en cours de régénération
    Peuplements, dans lesquels le rajeunissement existant revêt une grande signification sylvicole, c.-à-d. constitue très vraisemblablement le futur peuplement principal. Dans l'IFN, cela correspond aux ensembles analysés "recrû/fourré", "régénération sous abri" et "futaie d'aspect jardiné".
  • [it] popolamento con rinnovazione significativa
    Popolamenti in cui la rinnovazione presente ha una grossa importanza dal punto di vista selvicolturale e che quindi ha elevate probabilità di rappresentare il futuro popolamento principale. Fra questi, nell'IFN vengono intesi le unità di analisi: novelleti/spessine, rinnovazione sotto copertura e fustaie a struttura disetanea.
  • 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.