Science and technologies to combat illegal logging and associated trade

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Shelley Gardner
U.S. Forest Service International Programs
This presentation (in English) gives an overview of various technologies, both commercially available and in development, that can be used to improve transparency in forest product supply chains and identify illegally sourced material. Technologies profiled include forest inventory and monitoring, timber tracking, and wood identification/wood science techniques. The presentation also discusses U.S. Forest Service research, collaborative partnerships, and international work.