Tag Archives: Volume_31_Number_3

Some Bio-physical Recreation Impacts and Limit of Acceptable Change: A Case Study of Kaeng Krachan National Park

The objectives of this research were to analyze recreation impacts, perception of visitors on recreation impacts and limit of acceptable change of some bio-physical recreation impacts in Kaeng Krachan National Park. Data on bio-physical recreation impacts were collected from 9 indicators including 1) soil erosion 2) root exposure 3) tree damage 4) broken tree branch 5) vegetation cover 6) trash ... Read More »

Role of Water User Group on Irrigated Water Management : A Case Study of Chomthong Irrigation Project, Vientiane, Lao PDR

This research aimed to study 1) state of socio-economic and water resource using of water user on irrigated water in Chomthong Project, Vientiane, 2) role and factors water user  that affected to the management of irrigation water user in Chomthong Project, Vientiane and 3) suggestions to develop role of irrigated water  in Chomthong Project, Vientiane. The populations were 161 irrigation ... Read More »

People Participation of Tambon Suanluang for Forest Fire Protection in Swamp Forest at The Royal Pakpanang Watershed Project Chaloem Phra Kiat District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province

Objectives of the research  were to determine socio – economic of the people in forest fire control of Tambon Suanluang Chaloem Phra Kiat District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province and to study the socio-economic factors  relating to their participation in forest fire prevention. The data was collected by employing the designed questionnaires to interview 366 households leader residing in the study ... Read More »

Application of Recreation Opportunity Spectrum for Campground Management in Kaeng Krachan National Park

The objectives of this study were first; to study factors and criteria for setting up and classifying a Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) for the campground at park headquarter, Baan Krang and Phanern Thung in Kaeng Krachan National Park, second; to perceive an environmental condition and  recreational needs of tourists. Physical and management surveying forms together with 390 designed questionnaires were ... Read More »

Financial Analysis of Agroforestry Practice at Household Level Under Phu Phan Agroforestry Network, Sakon Nakhon Province

Objectives of  the study were to conduct the financial analysis of agroforestry   practice at household level under Phu Phan Agroforestry Network, Sakon Nakhon Province.             The financial analysis was employed to determine the achievement of the investment in          3 main agroforestry patterns namely. 1) Antidesma thwaitesianum combined with Dimocarpus longan and Gynura hispida 2) A. thwaitesianum combined with Tamarind indical and ... Read More »

Factors Affecting People Opinions on Forest Resource Conservation Surrounding Khao Khiao – Khao Chom Phu Wildlife Sanctuary, Chonburi Province

Objectives of the study were to determine the socio-economic condition, general information, opinion level and factors affecting the people opinion on forest resource conservation surrounding Khao Khiao–Khao Chom Phu wildlife sanctuary. The using data was collected by employing the designed questionnaires interviewed 302 respondents. The obtained data was analyzed and represent in term of the statistical values of percentage, mean, ... Read More »

Dependency on Forest Resource of People Residing Around Buffer Zone of Nam Pui National Reserved Forest, Saiyaboury Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Objectives of the study were to determine socio-economic condition, dependency on forest resource and factors affecting the dependency on forest resource of people residing around buffer zone of NamPuiNationalReservedForest. 226 respondents were used for the study. The designed questionnaire was employed as a tool for the data collection. The using statistical analysis methods were percent, minimum, maximum, mean, standard deviation, ... Read More »

The effects of fire on carbon regain and loss to atmosphere in highland swidden farming

This research aimed to study carbon that stored during the fallow period, lost during slash-and-burn and recovered back after burning in long fallow period swiddwen farm, short fallow period swidden farm and forest rehabilitation area at Doi Phu Kha national park, Nan province. Each site consists of 3 replication plots, and hence totally 9 plots have been set up for ... Read More »

Biomass and Litterfall Production in Prednai Community Mangrove Forest at, Trat Province

The objectives of the present study were to determine quantitative characteristics of mangrove forest at Prednai Community, Trat Province, including important value index, biomass and litter production. The results showed that mangrove forest consisted of 10 species with the diversity index of 0.56. Ceriops tagal showed the highest important value index of 86.27. The average density of tree were 2,977.78 ... Read More »

Plant Species Diversity and Carbon Stocks in Dry Dipterocarp Forest with and without Fire at In Takin Silvicultural Research Station, Chiang Mai Province

Plant species diversity and biomass carbon stocks in ecosystems of dry dipterocarp forest (DDF) with and without fire for at least 10 years were studied. Totally 42 tree species in 23 genera and 36 families were existed in DDF with fire. The most dominant tree, Dipterocarpus tuberculatus, had the highest important value, and followed by Shorea obtusa, Gluta usitata, D. ... Read More »