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Being a professional discussion forum, you should not look for answers to student assingments without first asking from your nearest library or using an Internet search engine. After preliminary research you are able to create more specific questions and requests which have a higher probability to get an answer from a forestry professional. Then, if everything else fails, go ahead on the list.
Currently, the FOREST-LIST is hosted by the University of Joensuu, Finland. Please, note that the listowner has full copyright to the list archives. The current listowner of FOREST-LIST is Jarmo Saarikko (firstname.lastname@example.org) Finnish Forest Research Institute Metla, Information service, Box 18, FI-01301 VANTAA, FINLAND. The list was started in September, 1992 by Mr. Ari Turkia at the University of Joensuu and Dr. Hannu Saarenmaa at Metla. and was hosted by the Finnish University Network FUNET from 1995 until 2005.