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.

  • forest area, temporarily unstocked

    Area unstocked at the time of the sample plot survey, but where restocking is planned, e.g. cutting, burnt or windthrow area?.
  • [de] Waldfläche, vorübergehend nicht bestockte
    Im Zeitpunkt der Probeflächenaufnahme nicht bestockte Waldfläche, z. B. Schlag-, Brand- oder Sturmflächen, die zur Wiederbestockung vorgesehen sind.
  • [fr] surface forestière temporairement non boisée
    Surface non boisée au moment du relevé de la placette, mais destinée à être reboisée, p. ex. trouée de coupe, surface ravagée par l'incendie ou le vent. Terme équivalent à surface forestière provisoirement non boisée dans l'IFN1.
  • [it] superficie forestale temporaneamente priva di vegetazione arborea, superficie di taglio
    Superficie forestale senza soprassuolo arboreo al momento del rilievo dell'area di saggio. Aree percorse da incendio, con schianti o di tagliate, per le quali si prevede una ricostituzione del soprassuolo.
  • 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.