Tag Archives: Volume_32_Special_Issue

Development of Oriented Strand Board Industries from Fruit Trees

Research studied on Oriented Strand Board (OSB) by three-layer with cross grain direction results the trunk of mango, rambutan, durian, litchi and longan suitable for OSB manufactured respectively. OSB properties that specified in TISI 876-2547, JIS A 5908-2003 and BS EN 300-1997 are passed Research studied on Oriented Strand Board (OSB) made by trunk of mango, durian, rambutan, litchi and ... Read More »

Roles of People in Forest Resource Restoration at Nam Kor and Nam Chun Watershed Risk Areas, Phetchabun Province

The objective of this research were to study socio-economic condition and role of people in forest resource restoration at the Nam Kor and Nam Chun, Watershed Risk Areas, Phetchabun Province. The questionnaire was designed for data collection and was used to interview 340 respondents residing in the targeted communities. The employed statistical analysis included percentage, means, maximum, minimum, and standard ... Read More »

Rainfall Estimation Using Artificial Neuron Networks (ANNs) and FY-2E Satellite Image in Thailand

The objectives of this research were to estimate the brightness temperature from remotely sensed data as FY-2E satellite, and to evaluate rainfall amount by using Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) model that require brightness temperature for assessment. The percentage error and root of the mean square error (RMSE) were employed to calibration and validation approach. The data were compiled during 1 ... Read More »

Participatory Assessment of Natural Recreation Resource Potential in Bang Pakong Estuary Area, Chachoengsao Province

The objectives of this research were; firstly to explore the natural recreation resources in Amphoe Bang Pakong, Chachoengsao Province, secondly, to select the prominent natural recreation activities, and thirdly, to assess the selected natural recreation resources at activity level. Field survey and group discussion of 20 key informants were used for suggestion and given prioritize the prominent activities and natural ... Read More »

Impacts of Mangrove Restoration on People’s Livelihoods in Khlong Khon Sub-district, Mueang District, Samut Songkhram Province

The objective of this study is to investigate the effects of mangrove restoration program on people’s livelihoods in Khlong Khon Sub-district, Mueang District, Samut Songkhram Province by comparing the status of socio-economic and environmental changes at present condition from the last 15 years. To assure that compared data were observed, the respondents were focus only the resident who are older ... Read More »

People Satisfaction on the Headwaters’ Community Development in Nong Lu Sub-district, Sangkhla Buri District, Kanchanaburi Province

The current study used questionnaire to collect data from 313 samples. The data from semi-structured interview questionnaire and informal interview with community leaders were combined. Data analysis was made by statistical package software to explain the socio-economic characteristics, satisfactory level on headwater development project by department of National Park, Wildlife and Plants, as well as its related factors using the ... Read More »

The Valuation of Recreational Value of Wiang Kosai National Park, Phrae Province and Lampang Province

The objectives of the study were to valuate the recreational value of Wiang Kosai national park by individual travel cost method, and to determine the socio-economic characteristics and factors relating the decision of tourists for visiting Wiang Kosai national park. The survey was conducted by interviewing 330 respondents who visiting the national park during September and December 2012. The study ... Read More »

Readiness of Tambon Administration Organization Members on Forest Fire Control, Udon Thani Province

The objectives of this study were to investigate socio-economic characteristics of tambon administration organization members, readiness levels and factors affecting the readiness of the tambon administration organization members on forest fire control in Udon Thani province. Data collection was conducted by using designed questionnaires to interview 347 sample members. Statistical analysis included frequency, percentage, mean, maximum, minimum, t-test and F-test ... Read More »

The Potential in Supplying Herbs of Tapapao Community Forest Thapladuk Sub-district, Mae Tha District, Lamphun Province

Objectives of the research were to determine species diversity, production, and value of medicinal plants, as well as marketing channel of medicinal plant products which was operated by the villagers of Tapapao village. Participatory action research technique was employed as the research methodology. In addition, the indepth interview with key informant group who are the local medicinal plant expertists coupled ... Read More »

Land Use on the Newly Formed Mudflat for Blood Clam Culture at Khlong Khon Sub-district, Mueang District, Samut Songkhram Province

This study was aimed to conduct a land use survey on the newly formed mudflat. Three villages were selected for this study including Ban Prak Talay, Ban Khlong Chong and Ban Khlong Chong Noi. Problems related to land use on the newly formed were identified and the mitigation measures were recommended. Rapid Rural Appraisal (RRA) technique and structured interview of ... Read More »