URI
Notation
630
Caption
Forestry
Including
Silviculture. Afforestation. Felling. Logging
Scope Note
The subdivisions of 630 is a selection of top classes from the 2006 edition of the Global Forest Decimal Classification (GFDC) owed and maintained by the International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO). GFDC is the updated version of the special classification for forestry known under the name Oxford Decimal Classification for Forestry which was designed to be used with the UDC to cover non-forestry topics. Similarly GFDC is used with UDC to provide in-depth coverage for forestry topics.
Application Note
For fruit-tree growing see 634.1/.6
Broader class
63  Agriculture and related sciences and techniques. Forestry. Farming. Wildlife exploitation
Narrower classes
630*0Forests, forestry and the utilization of forest products
630*1Factors of the environment. Forest biology
630*2Silviculture
630*3Work science (work studies) in forestry. Harvesting of wood: logging and transport. Forest engineering
630*4Forest injuries and protection
630*5Forest mensuration. Increment, development and structure of stands. Surveying and mapping
630*6Forest management. Business economics of forestry. Administration and organization of forest enterprises
630*7Marketing of forest products. Economics of forest transport and the wood industries
630*8Forest products and their utilization
630*9Forests and forestry from the national point of view. Social economics of forestry