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.
- Presented at the ASAE Winter Meeting held in Chicago, Illinois, December 14-17, 1976.
American Society of Agricultural Engineers2950 Niles Road, P.O. Box 410
St Joseph, MI United States 49085
- Gardner, R B
- Publication Date: 1976-12
- Features: References;
- Pagination: 22 p.
- ASAE Transactions
- Publisher: American Society of Agricultural Engineers
- TRT Terms: Aesthetics; Alternatives analysis; Economic impacts; Environmental impacts; Environmental protection; Erosion; Forest roads; Forestry; Roads; Soils
- Subject Areas: Economics; Environment; Geotechnology; Highways;
- 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