INFLUENCE OF ROADS ON THE SURROUNDING NATURE - A LITERATURE SURVEY

VAEGARS INVERKAN PAA OMGIVANDE NATUR-LITTERATUROEVERSIKT

This literature survey is one of the first phases of a project which aims to quantify the influence of roads on the surrounding nature, primarily plant and animal life, soil and water. The project is not concerned with the influence on urban environment nor on pronounced cultivated environment. The survey is presented as five different reports in Swedish with short summaries, tables and figures in English. The five reports are entitled. 1. General Description of Pollution from Roads. (G. Knutsson). 2. Accumulation and Distribution of Heavy Metals, Mainly Lead in Soil and Vegetation Along Roads. (G. Tyler). 3. Effects of Road Salt on Soil and Vegetation. (A. Rvehling). 4. Effects of Roads on Surface and Ground Water (L. Baekman & G. Knutsson). 5. Effects of Roads and Traffic on the Fauna. (S. Hedgren. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Swedish National Road and Traffic Research Institute

    Drottning Kristinas Vaeg 25
    S-11428 Stockholm,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Knutsson, G
    • BAECKMAN, L
    • Hedgren, S
    • Ruehling, A
    • Tyler, G
  • Publication Date: 1974

Language

  • Swedish

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 102 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00096770
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Traffic Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Report 54 R&D Rpt
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM