SOME ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF ALTERNATIVE FOREST ROAD DESIGNS

Erosion and esthetic degradation constitute the major environmental impacts of forest road construction. These impacts, and economic impacts, are controlled by road design criteria -- often there is conflict between objectives to minimize both impacts. Research under way and planned will provide data for analysis of trade-offs.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the ASAE Winter Meeting held in Chicago, Illinois, December 14-17, 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Agricultural Engineers

    2950 Niles Road, P.O. Box 410
    St Joseph, MI  USA  49085
  • Authors:
    • Gardner, R B
  • Publication Date: 1976-12

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 22 p.
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00163410
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ASAE 76-1560
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1977 12:00AM