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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.

tariff function
Function that estimates the volume of a tree by means of a single measure, mostly the diameter at breast height.

[D] Tariffunktion
Funktion zur Volumenbestimmung eines Baumes mit einer einzigen Messgrösse, meist des Brusthöhendurchmessers.

[F] tarif
Fonction pour déterminer le volume d'un arbre à partir d'une seule grandeur mesurée, le plus souvent le diamètre à hauteur de poitrine.

[I] funzione di calcolo della tariffa
Funzione per la stima del volume di un albero a partire da un solo parametro di entrata, di norma il diametro a petto d'uomo.
  • 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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