Guidelines for Restoration of Pinus nigra Forests Affected by Fires through a Structured Approach

Kakouros, P. and S. Dafis

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The guidelines for describe a five steps approach. The approach proposes the use of a mix of criteria selection and ranking of the burnt areas, the nature of which are summarised as follows: i) Exclusion criteria, such as natural regeneration potential including criteria with threshold values; ii) Criteria (biotic, abiotic and technical) that lead to a hierarchical rating of areas to be restored. Additionally in the guidelines has been included an approach for the planning of the post-fire emergency actions as long a group of actions that increase the readiness of the Forest Service for the planning and implementation of emergency and long term restoration measures

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Technical Document

Greek Biotope Wetland Centre