Forest Monitoring Arrangements

Original Language Title: Meža monitoringa veikšanas kārtība

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 373 in Riga in 2008 (26 May. No 33 34) the monitoring of forests, the order Issued in accordance with article 38 of the law of the forest of a third rule 1 shall determine the forest monitoring procedure. 2. monitoring shall be carried out to obtain information about: 2.1 the impact of air pollution and other environmental (biotic and abiotic, as well as anthropogenic origin) influences on forest ecosystems;
2.2. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and removals in land-use, land-use change and forestry sector;
2.3. the impact of climate change on forest ecosystems;
2.4. forest health and biodiversity;
2.5. the forest soils. 3. the Monitoring of the effects of air pollution and other environmental (biotic and abiotic, as well as anthropogenic origin) influences on the forest ecosystems shall be carried out in accordance with the international cooperative programme on effects of air pollution on the forest assessment and monitoring (ICP Forests), through the systematic (first level) and intensive (second level) forest monitoring. 4. Systematic (first level) the forest monitoring shall take the following measures: 4.1 the tree crown condition assessment;
4.2. soil analysis;
4.3. the needles or leaves the chemical analysis. 5. Intensive (second level) in forest monitoring shall take the following measures: 5.1 tree crown condition assessment;
5.2. tree growth over measurement;
5.3. analysis of the soil;
5.4. analysis of soil water;
5.5. the needles or leaves the chemical analysis;
5.6. rainfall observations;
5.7. meteorological observations;
5.8. the observations of vegetation;
5.9. phenological observations. 6. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and removals in land-use, land-use change and forestry sector shall be determined in accordance with the Intergovernmental Panel on climate change (IPCC) of 2003 set out in the good practice guidance for land use, land-use change and forestry (hereinafter referred to as the guidelines). 7. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and removals in land-use, land-use change and forestry sector is calculated by land use categories, in accordance with the definitions laid down in the guidelines, based on statistical data for forest inventory. In addition, you can use other data (point sources). 8. Forest monitoring by the State forest service and the Latvian National mežzinātn Institute "silava" in accordance with the national program for forest monitoring. 9. the national forest service carries out systematic (first level) the forest monitoring and implementation of forest biodiversity monitoring development projects, as well as according to the competencies involved in other projects, for the provision of the information referred to in paragraph 2. 10. mežzinātn Institute "silava" take intensive (second level) and the monitoring of the forest determines the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and removals in land-use, land-use change and forestry sector, as well as engage in a European forest monitoring system and implementation of development projects and other projects, for the provision of the information referred to in paragraph 2. 11. Systematic (first level) and intensive (second level) for the monitoring of the implementation of the forest-forest national register in registered plots (which stands out in the observations, analysis or measurement). The forest owner or legal possessor shall be informed in writing of observations, which are performed in the respective plots. 12. If the current number of plot or disposition does not ensure the reliability of the data, or no longer complies with this provision of the programme referred to in paragraph 3 of the methodology for the monitoring of the conditions, may be fitted with a new plot, through a contract with the landowner, the legal possessor or his authorised person. 13. Forest monitoring plots shall meet the following requirements: 13.1. systematic (first level) the forest monitoring plots forbidden to cut the marked trees (trees that are used in the observations), except if the stand where the plot is done in clear cut;
13.2. intensive (second level) forest monitoring plots are prohibited in the main harvesting and thinning hair. 14. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of 25 July 2006, Regulation No 613 "forest monitoring arrangements" (Latvian journal, 2006, 118 no). Prime Minister i. Godmanis Minister of agriculture, Minister of education and science t. koķe